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Despatch Clerk post at RCL Foods for unemployed youth

Despatch Clerk


Despatch Clerk (RCL231114-4) - New RCL logo

Closing Date 2023/11/24

Reference Number RCL231114-4

Company RCL Foods

Job Title Despatch Clerk

Functions Supply Chain

Job Type Classification Permanent

Location - Town / City Rustenburg

Location - Province North-West

Location - Country South Africa

Job Description

At RCL FOODS we see & do things differently, we think bigger, work smarter, and collectively as a team to achieve our ambition to provide more food to more people, more often!

We at RCL FOODS are in search for a Despatch Clerk to join our Baking Division. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report to the Distribution Mananger.

Minimum Requirements


Computer literacy is essential. Syspro is essentials.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

Good administrative skills.


Accuracy is essential.

Audit and compliance.

Recent laws and regulations.



Presentation and facilitation.

Education and Qualification


National Diploma in related field would be added advantage.

Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensuring all trucks are despatched timeously in the morning.

Arranging replacements of despatch staff where necessary.

Ensuring that the despatch team is wearing uniform at all times.

Arranging internal distribution labour where necessary.

Ensuring that the despatch recon document is completed daily.

Maintaining prescribed records of goods received and despatched.

Enhance excellent customer service in the despatch department.

Reconcile/ oversee despatch foreman recons daily.

Ensure all data captured is correct.

Verify production transfers daily and confirm returns to despatch.

Balance despatch recons’ daily sales with van sheets daily sales per route.

Count and record all returns to stock of all drivers on the return slip.

Oversee stock variances and report to management.

Ensure that foreman handed stock over to the next shift.

Report any stock received short from production. Check physical stock on the floor.

Capturing hours work for employees and managing their clock cards.

Balance crates between us and all depots, and other bakeries on a daily basis.

Inspect cleanliness of trucks before loading and record if its clean on the vehicle hygiene control sheet

Supervise, lead and control the truck loaders while they are loading the trucks.

Ensure that all trucks are loaded on time.

Ensure that the departments have enough crates for production.


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