Palletizer - #305666

McCain Foods (S Africa)

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Springs, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time

Position Title: Palletizer

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Position Location: Springs

Grade: Grade 01

Requisition ID: 27966

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


Responsible for ensuring that the correct packing materials/cartons are used for correct final product and that the packed cartons are correctly packed onto the pallets at the required rate to meet the overall line production rate. To efficiently sort or remove all the foreign material from the product in other to avoid customer complaints


Operate the date coding equipment

  • Check if correct date and other relevant information is programmed
  • Ensuring the correct taping of boxes to avoid carton damage
  • Ensuring that the carton date and product coding is correctly applied, legible and in the correct place on the carton
  • Ensuring that pallets are stacked in the correct pallet configuration and slip sheets are used as required.
  • Achieve budget line rates by ensuring that the right cartons are packed onto pallets
  • Assists with problem resolution within capacity
  • Ensuring the correct housekeeping and cleaning of work area
  • Contribute towards waste management.
  • Minimize packaging losses and focus on continuous improvement.


  • Ensuring that all wire ties are removed at the staging area
  • Ensuring that the correct product is loaded at the correct hopper
  • Ensure that the S-1 Ticket s removed before tipping
  • Ensuring that the line run without gaps
  • Ensuring 5s on the work place


  • Focus on Rehydration system to make sure its running as required for recovery purposes.
  • Ensuring efficient sorting to remove all foreign material
    • Report the spillages to the SPOs
  • Being at the work place all the time without fail
  • Report operational and maintenance problems to SPOs
  • Adherence to all food safety requirements



  • Knowledge of stacking and loading procedures
  • Safety conscious and efficiency orientated
  • Able to physically handle the boxes of finished goods, loading and sorting of product for a whole shift
  • Technical aptitude would be beneficial
  • Grade 12 qualification
  • Ability to perform well in a stressful environment.
  • Required to complete and be found competent in both written and practical assessment of all applicable training modules within the prescribed probationary period
  • Shift and weekend work needed

Abilities / Competencies

  • Proactive, self-motivated, enthusiastic, responsible, attentive to detail, accountable, professional, relentless work ethic.
  • Competitive and upbeat attitude with a drive to succeed
  • Able to motive self (results focused)
  • Innovative, forward thinker
  • Self-Awareness
  • Tenacity and resilience
  • Well-developed verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a cross functional team.


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.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family:
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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