Receiving Controller Jobs

Safair Operations, operating as FlySafair, has a vacancy for a Receiving Controller at our head office in
Bonaero Park. The successful applicant will report to the Warehouse Manager.

  • Receive shipments and sign paperwork upon receipt;
  • Unload packages from incoming trucks;
  • Uses dollies, forklifts, and other moving equipment to transport shipments from loading dock;
  • Checks shipping invoice to ensure all items are accounted for;
  • Opens boxes and inspect contents to ensure they are undamaged;
  • Verify packages according to order and invoices (quantity, quality, price etc.);
  • Maintain accurate records and assist in inventory control;
  • Contact procurement or shipper if a mistake is identified;
  • Work closely with the management team and Quality Assurance to resolve any queries or uncertainties;
  • Assume responsibility for returning unsatisfactory shipments or receiving replacements;
  • Packaging products for return to vendors and filling out any paperwork necessary;
  • Label deliveries and allocate them to their designated place;
  • Ensure invoices are signed and paid for satisfactory deliveries;
  • Stores, restocks, and shelves delivery items as necessary;
  • Track and report on all received spares daily (Properly accounting for the location of incoming goods);
  • Work with internal stake holders to resolve any problems;
  • Daily stock check on all items reflecting “received” on SAM;
  • Updating stock on the SAM system;
  • Managing tooling in the receiving area;
  • Ensures that the receiving area is clean and organized;
  • Processes transfers for shipments moving on to another location;
  • Ensuring all items are received correctly and not damaged during the shipping process.


  • Matric;
  • Dangerous goods handling and Aircraft spares packing (Optional);
  • Warehousing or Receiving experience;
  • SAM AMO system (Optional);
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.


  • Immaculate time keeping;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Experience in operating forklifts;
  • Fundamental recording and basic math abilities;
  • Keen eye for detail;
  • Good physical condition;
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem solving;
  • Organization;
  • Multitasking;
  • Flexibility.