Job purpose: Overall management of department, including but not limited to issues pertaining to efficiency, productivity, staff, equipment, hygiene, Health and Safety and compliance.

Key Accountability Areas

• 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.

• Controlling chemical stock and overseeing the mixture thereof.

• Must be willing to work irregular hours, including night shift.

Qualifications and Experience

• Grade 12

• Relevant qualification is essential

• At least 5 years relevant experience

• Experience working with machine sizer will be advantageous

Competencies and Skills

• 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

• Must be a team player

• Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes


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

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