Warehousing Assistant : Trouw Nutrition

Job Description

  • The above vacancy exists at Trouw Nutrition South Africa and will report to the Warehouse Manager.
    The Warehouse Assistant coordinates and executes the assigned activities and process(es) and ensures
    operational management of logistical providers and/or internal employees (e.g. warehouse staff,
    drivers), in line with specifications, orders and safety policies, to ensure safe, efficient and effective
    material and equipment storage and flows and to optimally support the OpCo’s production,
    warehousing and distribution processes in realizing their objectives.
  • Trouw Nutrition South Africa is part of Nutreco (a SHV company), one of the major players in animal
    nutrition. Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced feed solutions are
    at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide. Quality, innovation and sustainability are
    guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to
    products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich
    heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • (Re-)Orders materials and/or equipment where needed, registers these in the relevant
  • databases / systems, provides input on performance of suppliers and inspects, manages and maintains materials, tools and/or equipment on stock, in order to have an optimal availability of materials / equipment for both production and delivery and timely identification of bottleneck/inadequacies in the logistics processes.
  • Coordinates the intake of incoming materials and/or equipment as well as checks and registers for quantity, damages and completeness and organizes location for unloading and storage, (ensures) unloading / labelling the materials and/or equipment and ensures storing of the items at the defined location/warehouse at the right position. Checks the completeness and visual quality conformance of delivered materials and/or equipment, in order have all materials and/or equipment ready for efficient distribution to internal customers.
  • Receives and processes orders of (internal and external) customers and selects, checks, packs and/or distributes the required materials and/or equipment to customers and to the required location, either in cooperation with / through warehouse staff or directly self, in order to ensure efficient, in-time and correct delivery of materials and/or equipment for the internal and external customers to the required location.
  • Executes the administrate intake and distribution of materials and/or equipment in relevant systems, registration of hours and other relevant logistics administration to provide relevant reports to stakeholders, in order to have an up-to-date administration and insight in availability and throughput of materials and/or equipment as a basis for stock keeping and internal accounting.
  • Ensures that order handling, quotations, administration, supporting IT systems, and maintenance of master data are in line with the set (Nutreco) standard in order to achieve high quality logistics processes.
  • Manage customer relationships, ensure that all customer requests are handled appropriately to maintain customer confidence. External customer satisfaction and sustainable customer relations, positive customer feedback is received.
  • Monitors, measures, benchmarks and evaluates the internal and external logistics processes, tools and systems and initiates and implements changes and improvements to achieve a continuous optimization and alignment of logistics (work) processes, tools and systems.
  • May perform a wide range of other warehouse / logistics supportand administrative tasks and
  • perform special project duties as assigned.


  • 2 – 3 years Warehousing experiences
  • Warehousing or related qualifications
  • Microsoft 365 Package