Blueberry Production Manager

Thursday, 26 August, 2021
Margot Julies     0218630830

Our client is a producer of Blueberries, and they are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Production Manager to join their team. They are based in the Klapmuts-Simondium area in the Boland. 

Key Performance Areas:

  • Production, orchard management and new development
  • Assist with managing the production budget and production statistics reports
  • Human Resource Management
  • Planning of production improvement activities
  • Quality control
  • Logistics
  • Maintaining SIZA and GlobalGap standards as well as other accreditations


  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • At least 5 years’ practical production management experience
  • Production and technical knowledge of blueberry cultivation
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong people management skills
  • Human Resource experience, managerial- and leadership skills
  • Organizational and planning ability
  • Able to work independent and take initiative
  • Flexible, able to handle conflict
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High energy levels
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Problem solving skills

How to apply

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 

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 Closing date for applications: 14 September 2021