Junior Production Manager - Citrus - Robertson

Thursday, 19 May, 2022
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Job purpose: Overall management of department that includes but not limited to efficiency, productivity, staff, equipment, hygiene, Health and 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

• Controlling chemical stock and overseeing the mixture thereof.


• Grade 12

• Previous experience will be advantageous


• 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 and eager to learn

• Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes

EMAIL CV IN WORD FORMAT: cvs@agricruitment.co.za