Packhouse Managers (Citrus), Limpopo and Mpumalanga

Thursday, 5 December, 2019
Chantel Mouton     +27 74 584 4866

We have available the positions for a Packhouse Manager in both the Limpopo and Mpumalanga regions.  These vacancies entail overall management and leadership functions of a citrus packhouse.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Controlling, coordinating and executing the daily functioning of the packhouse (on-off season)
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of strategic Packhouse operational plans
  • Coordinating and executing the packing program as planned and prioritized by the marketing department
  • Ensuring the quality of the product meets the local and/or export clients' specifications at all times
  • Effectively managing, developing and leading staff and ensuring company and industry compliance and health & safety requirements
  • Monitoring and ensuring the packhouse equipment, work stations and the entire packhouse is maintained at the required level of hygiene and operational standards
  • Successively managing and controlling the budget of the Packhouse
  • Liaising and assisting growers and primary customers where necessary
  • Cold-room and De-greening facility management

Desired Experience & Qualification:

  • Applicable tertiary qualifications
  • At least a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within an agricultural packhouse
  • Experience within a citrus packhouse would be an added advantage
  • High level of computer literacy, with the ability to use Microsoft programs
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge and understanding of BRC, HACCP, Global Gap and SIZA accreditation
  • Production management skills is essential for this position
  • Time management, problem-solving, planning and numerical skills
  • The ability to be self-disciplined, team player and high levels of personal integrity
  • Able to work independently and under pressure while still meeting set targets & deadlines
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends when required by management

Salary on offer:                

  • Negotiable dependent on experience

Applications to be sent to  Please apply with an updated MS Word/PDF CV with suitable profile photo.

(Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies. This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within a two week period after applying, please consider your application unsuccessful)