Quality Manager

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
Margot Julies     +27 21 8630830
West Coast  

Applications: recruitment@hopcal.co.za

Our client has been operating in the Rooibos industry since 2001. They are mainly responsible for the processing, sifting, pasteurization, export and sales of rooibos tea. Over the past few years their business has shown great progress and they are currently looking for a suitable candidate to be appointed as their Quality Manager. The Quality Manager will take responsibility for the overall quality management function of the business as well as some additional functions. The head office is located in Eendekuil about 150km from Cape Town and the position will report to the General Manager.


  • Compliance with FSSC22000, SMETA and Global Gap in factory and the tea lane
  • Handling all audits at Cape Rooibos
  • All quality compliance in the laboratory
  • Preparation of samples for tasting panel
  • Preparing samples for clients
  • Quality tests on tea that are ingested
  • Quality tests on tea made on the tea court
  • Management of producer intake at the tea lane
  • Inventory control from intake to storage 


  • An appropriate qualification in food science
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Quality Manager
  • Thorough and accurate with strong organizational skills
  • Independent and the ability to show initiative
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Strong computer literacy, especially with Excel and Word 

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (in MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees 

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Applications: recruitment@hopcal.co.za