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Position Title: Driver: Tunnel Forklift

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Springs 

Grade: Grade 02 

Requisition ID: 26703 




Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of a Tunnel Forklift driver to be based at the McCain Springs site, Gauteng. The successful candidate will report to the Shift Manager.



Responsible for providing the necessary assistance for any forklift requirements in the department



  • Responsible for BOS and good catches on the machines
  • Responsible for reporting any safety issues associated with machinery being operated.
  • Complete daily forklift checklist at the beginning of shift
  • Operate forklift as per required operating procedures
  • Compliance to OHS ACT.
  • Good understanding of GMP
  • Maintain high standard of 5S,Housekeeping and hygiene on and around the forklift.
  • Ensure that the CHEP pallets used in the packing hall are of good quality
  • Responsible for taking the filled palletainers into specified cold rooms
  • Responsible for supplying the empty palletainers to the stagging area
  • Responsible for removing waste from behind the tunnel
  • Responsible for moving used palletainer liners from the processing hall.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the processing hall has enough palletainers  for production.
  • Responsible for supplying rework materials  to the rework area.
  • Responsible for communicating with operators for any changeovers.



  • Grade 12/STD 10
  • Valid Forklift License
  • 3 years working in a Food Manufacturing environment.




  •  Knowledge of food manufacturing processes.
  • Good people skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to engage at all levels
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skill.



The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates.



McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: South Africa 
Department: ​Springs Processing Management A ​
Location(s): ZA - South Africa : Gauteng : Springs || ZA - South Africa : Eastern Cape : Port Elizabeth || ZA - South Africa : Free State : Bloemfontein || ZA - South Africa : Gauteng : Bapsfontein || ZA - South Africa : Gauteng : Bedfordview || ZA - South Africa : Gauteng : Bronkhorstspruit || ZA - South Africa : Gauteng : Johannesburg || ZA - South Africa : Gauteng : Katlehong || ZA - South Africa : KwaZulu-Natal : Durban || ZA - South Africa : Limpopo : Marble Hall || ZA - South Africa : Mpumalanga : Delmas || ZA - South Africa : North West : Lichtenburg || ZA - South Africa : Other : Reference job description || ZA - South Africa : Western Cape : CapeTown || ZA - South Africa : Western Cape : George 

Company: McCain Foods (S Africa)


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