Job purpose: Overall management of department that includes but not limited to efficiency, productivity, staff, equipment, hygiene, health & safety and compliance.


  • Draft and monitor the weekly packing and pre-sorting plan, and daily packing programs
  • Ensure relevant quality controls are in place, adhere to and meet customer expectations.
  • Ensure relevant safety controls and standards are in place according to HACCP/BRC and company regulations.
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and other managers.
  • Productivity monitoring and improvement.
  • Ensure that all work areas and personnel comply with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Control process to ensure ordering of materials match packing requirements.
  • Ensure that stock control processes and transactions are in line with systems requirements and best practices.
  • Ensure Efficient packing process that optimise the use of resources and achieve set capacity and productivity levels.
  • Lead and develop staff, ensure staff engagement levels are high
  • Verifying stocks and investigating delays
  • Managing the volumes of fruit, monitoring and analysing volumes and throughput vs capacity
  • Computing the quantities, qualities and types of materials required by production programmes.
  • Controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources


Grade 12

Previous experience in a similar environment will be advantageous.

  • Must be willing and eager to learn.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and numerical abilities are crucial
  • Excellent knowledge and computer skills (MS Office)
  • Effective handling of detailed information and consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes

This position reports to the Production Manager.


Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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