Jnr Operations Account Manager - Fruit Exporter, Durbanville

Wednesday, 16 January, 2019


  • Completed Logistics Diploma / Degree
  • Min 1 years previous work experience
  • Knowledge of fruit export documentation will be highly advantageous
  • Strong planning & organizing abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous and detail orientated
  • Team player
  • Valid drivers License & own reliable transport


  • Updating sailing schedules and send out to customers
  • Selecting vessels based on customers requirements, line commitments and rates
  • Opening loading files with correct data as supplied by the exporter on a completed loading instruction
  • Submit bookings to shipping lines
  • Receive booking confirmations form shipping line & ensure all the details are correct
  • Follow-up regarding depot release
  • Arrange loadouts with the suppliers, cold stores & transporters
  • Update the stacks and ensure loading within the specific timeframes
  • Send export notifications to customer, shipping line, PPECB, cold store, transporter, supplier, PA Team & customs
  • Update export file with all the correspondence and relevant documentation
  • Follow up with transporter regarding container collections
  • Follow up with transporter on daily loadings and complete the pre-advice with the necessary information received
  • Ensure the correctness & validity of permits per commodity /port /weight
  • Should an LC be involved, doublecheck the requirements before loading
  • Assist customers with stock control where necessary
  • Complete all additional tasks:
  • Such as inspections i.e. PPECB / DAFF / SGS / VERITAS
  • Tests i.e. Radiation/MRL’s/Formalin
  • Labeling requirements
  • Check the fruit age / target market and if the PUC/Orchard is registered should it be a special market
  • Deal with COD requests from customers until the container is loaded on board
  • Logistex must be updated with the container and VGM details no later than 24hours after loading
  • Load file must be presented for documentation no later than 24hours after the container enters stack
  • Orderbook & notices to be updated and sent no later than 24hours after the container enters stack
  • Capturing weighslips on a weekly basis as received from the coldstore, transporters and weighbridges
  • Weekly planning with the customer prior to the load week
  • Liaise with management on a Friday for the following week’s space requirements per customer, trade and shipping line
  • Report to the branch manager with any issues relating to loadings, rates or any general queries
  • Must be available on mobile phone 24/7 unless other arrangements are made   f


Competitive market-related salary on offer


To apply, please email CV’s to leniseb@kubekanye.com, stating clearly which vacancy you are applying for + indicating your current gross ctc monthly salary + notice period