Quality Assessor & Administrator

Tuesday, 9 February, 2021
Margot Julies     021 8630830

Our client in the fruit industry is currently recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced Quality Assessor and  Administrator.

The role of the Quality Assessor & Administrator is to provide regional support with the implementation of packing guides, plan and conduct Cold Store & Packhouse inspections, investigate arrivals and consistently communicate and liaise with relevant stakeholders in relation to the status of work. This position reports to the Quality Manager and is based Somerset West. 

Main Duties: 

  • Provide packhouses with support in terms of the implementation of packing guides
  • Conduct appropriate and relevant planning for both Cold Store & Packhouse inspections and implement the inspections to end conclusion
  • Communicate the outcome of above-mentioned inspections and ensure that specifically Producers and the Marketing Department are appropriately consulted and kept informed
  • Investigate arrivals and accordingly manage progressive and/or cosmetic defects 


  • Grade 12
  • A relevant accredited B-Degree will be advantageous
  • 3 to 5 years integrated exposure
  • Applicable quality management experience, preferably in fruit agriculture
  • Knowledge of the fruit agricultural industry
  • Good understanding of agricultural exports
  • Extensive understanding of the portfolio of Quality Management
  • General business acumen
  • Meticulous on detail with an organized and systematic work methodology
  • Strong administrative and computer skills
  • Assertive with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate very well in English & Afrikaans (Verbal and written)
  • Flexible, with a strong customer service approach 

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: 9 March 2021