Junior Product Coordinator (Fruit Industry)

Thursday, 15 October, 2020
Margot Julies     +27 21 863 0830
Cape Town  

Our client is a leading grower, packer, and exporter of fresh fruit (citrus and table grapes) in South Africa. Their production units are situated across the Western Cape, with their head office in Bellville, Cape Town. 

The company has a vacancy for a junior product coordinator at their head office. The position will report to one of their product coordinators and is available immediately. They are prepared to train, coach, and develop the incumbent as a product coordinator. 

Responsibilities:

  • Executing the marketing plan
  • Compiling weekly packing instructions
  • Controlling and management of day to day packing programs / packing instructions
  • Daily communication and coordination with pack houses regarding production volumes and packing plans
  • Ensuring that the packaging is as per the customers’ requirements
  • Incomplete pallet management
  • Compiling pack code list
  • Any ad hoc duties that might be expected of from time to time 

 Requirements:

  • Matric with a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Experience in a similar product coordinator position or logistics experience in a fruit pack house (fruit industry knowledge)
  • Computer literate (Excel advanced; MS office)
  • Strong administrative skills with focus on detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willing to work irregular and long hours (required in the citrus/table grape packing industry)
  • Knowledge of Paltrack system will be beneficial

 Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, 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 

Closing date for applications: 23 October 2020