Product Manager - Citrus & Table Grapes - Paarl

Thursday, 9 May, 2024
Lee-Zanne Flaatten    

A dynamic fruit marketing company that focuses on the marketing and export of high-quality fruit to international markets for their customers and producers currently have a vacancy, for a Product Manager, at their offices in Paarl.


▪ Energetic, hard-working, self-driven individual with a strong analytical flair, supported by an appropriate tertiary qualification (BSC / BA Degree – Horticulture / Viticulture) and at least 2 years industry experience.

▪ The ability to function under pressure, and apply rational decision-making.

▪ Good people relations and above average verbal and written communication skills at all levels (Afrikaans & English).

▪ The ability to work independently as well as within a team.

▪ Computer and numeracy skills.

▪ The ability to prioritize the relevant tasks correctly and complete them within the timeline.

▪ Knowledge of table grapes and citrus would be beneficial.

▪ Exposure to packaging materials, warehouses and quality systems will count in the applicant's favour.

▪ Must be willing to travel, and work longer hours during harvest and packing seasons.

▪ Own transport.


▪ Direct link between Marketing and the Producer / Packhouse / Customer, regarding pack specifications, quality requirements, product standards, pack material needs, and timely feedback regarding changes.

▪ Problem solving approach for Producers.

▪ Table Grapes & Citrus orchard specification assessment vs market packaging requirements and needs.

▪ Quality assurance in the packhouse (Due Diligence pre- and post-harvest)

Closing date for applications is 25 May 2024


Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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