Production Manager - Blueberries - Tzaneen

Saturday, 7 May, 2022
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

My Client, is part of a UK owned business that specialises in berry production and marketing and requires the services of a

Production Section Manager

Reporting to the General Manager the incumbent will be responsible for managing all aspects related to the Production and harvesting of blue berries including specialised activities related to setting the crop through to harvesting.

Position Specifications

• Matric certificate.

• Post school qualification in Agriculture

• Plus at least 5 years’ management experience in a large commercial agriculture operation. Sound knowledge of farming in tunnels especially in berry or grape production would be advantageous.

• Fully computer literate in MS Office with good working knowledge of MS Excel.

• Must have excellent people management skills.

• Good written and spoken English skills. Ability to speak other local languages would be advantageous.

• Have sound knowledge of Harvesting season procedures and production.

• Have a working knowledge of GlobalG.A.P. and Siza.

• 3 – 5 Years’ previous experience in Agriculture Farming a must.

Person requirements:

• High level of commitment, accuracy and attention to quality.

• Motivate a dynamic team of supervisors and team leaders.

• Meticulous attention to detail while working under pressure.

• Must have excellent communication skills.

• Be prepared at all times for supplier and customer audits.

• Must be able to develop and sustain good team work.

• Must have a high level of integrity, self-discipline and committed to precision farming and excellence