DSV: Picker

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DSV – Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com


Location: Perishable triangle, Northern Perimeter Road, OR Tambo Intl, Cargo Section
Job Posting Title: Picker, Sky Services
Time Type: Full Time


Main Purpose of The Role:

General warehouse duties.

Loading / unloading of export / import shipments

Acceptance / load out of cargo

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of _1_ year experience as a general worker within a logistics / warehousing environment.

Must have the ability to work under pressure and be self-motivated.

Must be flexible in terms of job functions

Willing to work extended hours when and where necessary.






  • Acceptance of all types of deliveries and recording such in the Goods Received Book
  • Loading and unloading of trucks and airline units by making use of trolley jacks, forklifts or by hand. This is dependent on the size of the parcels.
  • Maintaining the cold chain as required by storing the incoming products in the appropriate cold room.
  • Picking orders as requested.
  • Conducting an inspection on all airline units in order to ensure that the equipment is in good condition and free from any damages.
  • Ensuring that working areas are kept neat, clean, and well organized.
  • Assist in the maintaining security measures in the warehouse.
  • Assisting with collections of import shipments by external customers.
  • All operational duties and following orders that is requested by supervisors or management.
  • Prepared to do labour intensive work.
  • Work areas are kept clean, neat and well organized.
  • Identifying defective items.
  • Preparing of incoming and outgoing shipments, accurately pick / pack, weigh and label completed shipments and storage thereof.



Added advantages

Good communication skills.

Ownership and self-motivation, to ensure any challenge is addressed immediately and resolved as soon possible.

Attention to detail


Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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