Operational Manager - Citrus - Patensie

Thursday, 16 June, 2022
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Successful candidates will have a bachelor's degree in operations management/logistics (or a related field) and have prior experience in a management or leadership position. A deep understanding of financial management is also a plus.


  • Provide inspired leadership for the organization.
  • Make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions.
  • Develop, implement, and review operational policies and procedures.
  • Assist HR with recruiting when necessary.
  • Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.
  • Oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing.
  • Work with senior stakeholders.
  • Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Work with the board of directors to determine values and mission, and plan for short and long-term goals.
  • Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
  • Build alliances and partnerships with other organizations.
  • Support worker communication with the management team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management or related field.
  • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
  • Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash-flow management.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of financial management.
  • Ensure work orders are completed on time and within budget
  • Ensure that production crew is trained and in compliance with federal, state, and company regulations to ensure work is completed in a safe manner and to avoid work related accidents
  • Achievement of productivity, efficiency, customer service, cost, quality, safety and employee engagement objectives
  • Consult with suppliers relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve processing and quality of products
  • Excellent Computer skills, especially Excel
  • Hands-on and meticulous
  • 3 - 5 years in a similar role
  • Well-presented and detail-oriented

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