Despatch Clerk Job Vacancy at RCL Foods

Despatch Clerk Job Vacancy at RCL Foods

Despatch Clerk Job Vacancy at RCL Foods. RCL Foods is actively recruiting and welcomes applications from qualified individuals for the position of Despatch Clerk.

The deadline for application submission is November 17, 2023. The position is located in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Reference Number RCL231113-5
Company RCL Foods
Job Title Despatch Clerk
Functions Operations/Manufacturing
Job Type Classification Permanent

About RCL Foods

RCL Foods Limited is a prominent South African consumer goods and milling company. With roots dating back to 1960 as Rainbow Chicken Ltd, it has evolved into one of South Africa’s leading food manufacturers, producing a diverse range of branded and private label food products.

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Despatch Clerk Job Vacancy at RCL Foods

RCL Foods is seeking a Despatch Clerk to join the Baking Division, based in Bushbuckridge, reporting to the Distribution Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely dispatch of all trucks in the morning.
  • Arrange replacements for despatch staff when necessary.
  • Monitor uniform compliance within the despatch team.
  • Coordinate internal distribution labor as needed.
  • Complete the despatch recon document daily.
  • Maintain records of goods received and despatched.
  • Enhance customer service in the despatch department.
  • Reconcile and oversee despatch foreman recons daily.
  • Verify production transfers and confirm returns to despatch.
  • Balance despatch recons’ daily sales with van sheets per route.
  • Record returns to stock and oversee stock variances.
  • Report any stock shortages received from production.
  • Capture employee work hours and manage clock cards.
  • Balance crates between depots and bakeries daily.
  • Inspect truck cleanliness before loading and record on the vehicle hygiene control sheet.
  • Supervise truck loaders to ensure timely and accurate loading.
  • Ensure departments have sufficient crates for production.


  • Matric qualification.
  • National Diploma in a related field is advantageous.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Syspro.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good administrative and organizational skills.
  • Accuracy is essential.
  • Knowledge of audit and compliance, recent laws and regulations.
  • Coaching, writing, presentation, and facilitation skills.

How to Apply

To apply for the Despatch Clerk position and other opportunities at RCL Foods, use the buttons at the bottom of this post. Visit the careers portal for detailed information and application links.

RCL Foods is committed to Employment Equity and prioritizes internal candidates, supporting the achievement of Employment Equity goals. External applications will be considered after internal reviews.

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