My Client is seeking to recruit a competent, committed, self-motivated and enthusiastic candidate to join their team in the above mentioned position.

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


  • Perform Supervisory responsibilities complying with organizations policies and applicable laws.
  • Plan, assign and direct work team members/Daily pack plan.
  • Monitoring and analysing volumes and throughput vs capacity.
  • Verifying stocks and investigating delays.
  • Managing the volumes of fruit.
  • Computing the quantities, qualities and types of materials required by production programmes.
  • Monitoring and evaluating service delivery of suppliers.
  • Controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources.
  • Controlling chemical stock and overseeing the mixture thereof.
  • Directing, supervising and evaluating the work activities of professional clerical, service, maintenance and other personnel.
  • Responsible for maintaining good quality according to packing standards.
  • Monitor correct packaging material, correct PLU, fruit quality packed, packing patterns used and carton weights.
  • Managing the volumes of fruit, monitoring and analysing volumes and throughput vs capacity
  • Computing the Ensure that the area of responsibility is clean and that all hygiene, health and safety policies and rules are followed.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the production line supervisors on table volumes, fruit quality issues, incorrect sizing and PLU labelling for rectification.


Grade 12 as a minimum, but a qualification in agricultural production management would be beneficial.

Previous experience in a similar environment (Fruit Packhouse) is a prerequisite.

  • 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 Packhouse Manager.


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

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