Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Is Hiring Warehouse Operators

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Is Hiring Warehouse Operators

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Is Hiring Warehouse Operators

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a global leader in the supply of equipment, tools, services, support and technical solutions for the mining and construction industry. We offer a diverse range of opportunities through our businesses and cross-border networks, enabling you to explore your potential and thrive. Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology, Parts & Services Logistics Division is currently recruiting Warehouse Operators for the Distribution Hub located at Kelly Road. 

The Role  

Administers and operates the organization’s warehouse, including processing, packaging, storage of supplies, materials and equipment and delivery of materials and equipment underground to the mine operators. 

Job Description 

  • Adheres To Safety And Environment Policies And Procedures 
  • Adheres to all relevant Sandvik Policies and Procedures.
  • Participates in safety improvement activities.
  • Sets highest standards of personal safety and demonstrates a proactive approach to building a sustainable safety culture within the warehouse. 
  • Reports all accidents, incidents, and injuries immediately. 
  • Must always wear correct prescribed PPE 
  • Adopt a safety first culture.
  • Always follow correct process in the work area at all times to achieve set daily operational KPIs and to mitigate operational risks. 
  • Uses correct tools and materials safely in executing operational processes. 
  • Completes daily inspections on equipment to ensure that equipment is safe to operate. 
  • Adheres to set quality standards and housekeeping rules. 
  • Participates in continuous improvement projects.
  • Recommends and follows quality control processes continuously. 
  • Update warehouse systems for all transactions completed.
  • Reports any discrepancies with regard to inventory, safety and other anomalies.


  • Ensure that shipment verification is done before any goods are received into the warehouse. 
  • Offload and stage shipment according to date received and different stockrooms, 
  • Inspect shipment received accordingly and report any discrepancies on activity. 
  • Stage inspected items for various Zones ready for Put-Away 
  • Bin goods in the correct bin locations and report any discrepancy on activity. Report any failure to put-away to your team leader


  • Ensure that goods are picked accurately and in a timely manner. 
  • Report any failure to pick on activity to your team leader. 
  • Stage trolleys according to correct criticality after the picking process has been completed. 
  • Pack orders according to order criticality and the correct packing requirements based on items picked. 
  • Ensure that label pasting is correct and staging is done before handover. 
  • Handover of goods to third party in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Report any discrepancies on activity to your team leader 


  • Has a basic understanding of inventory and stock control. 
  • Must be able to participate in site counts as and when requested. 
  • Ensure that inventory stored in the warehouse is kept at an acceptable level (Housekeeping) 
  • Report and at times investigate stock discrepancies which will be assigned to you. 
  • Makes recommendations for the undertaking of discrepancy investigations and implements corrective actions as requested. 
  • Troubleshoots missing items. 


  • Must be able and willing to work overtime when required by the operations. 
  • Be flexible in terms of working conditions and rotate on shift structures in the operations. 
  • Ensure that Sandvik policies and procedures are adhered to in all daily activities. 

Your profile   

  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification 
  • Warehousing and inventory control in a mining environment 
  • Forklift License, Reach Truck License, Order Picker License, Side Loader License is a requirement 
  • Sandvik’s interest always at priority 
  • Positive attitude 
  • ​Encourage new ideas 
  • Accuracy of records
  • Serve internal & external customers with passion 
  • Respect and trust 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Adherence to company policy and procedure 
  • Good health 
  • ​Uphold safety culture. 
  • Own transport 
  • Flexible in working hours 
  • Passion to win 
  • Embrace diversity 

How to apply:

Please apply online through Workday (ESS), or access the Sandvik website 

If you have any further queries, please contact us on 0800 331 331

Applications close: 03 May

Please note that, should you not receive any response from us within 14 days, your application has been unsuccessful; we however thank you for your interest in our company.

Please note that in line with our EE Plan, HDSA (Historically disadvantaged South African) candidates will be given first preference.

Please note that you must be physically and medically fit to work in a mining environment including meeting all customer vaccination requirements. Attach the vaccination certificate to the application.

We offer an interesting role in an international business environment as well as opportunities for professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business, and, thereby, our customers.

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