Junior Production Manager (Citrus)

Tuesday, 12 February, 2019
Margot Julies     +27218630830
Overberg  

Our client is a leading grower, packer and exporter of fresh fruit (citrus and table grapes) in South Africa. Their production units are situated across the Western Cape, with their head office in Bellville near Cape Town. The company has a vacancy for a Junior Production Manager at Mandaryn (citrus) close to Riviersonderend. The position will report to the Farm Manager and is available immediately.

 Production

    • Planting of citrus
    • Irrigation scheduling
    • Application of fertilizer
    • Pest and plague control
    • Weed control
    • Pruning
    • Harvesting
    • Monitoring
    • All manipulations

 Personnel and administration

    • Labour planning and management
    • Recordkeeping
    • Transport and accommodation planning
    • Maintenance (equipment / orchards / general)

 Financial

    • Cost control by focusing on productivity

 Any other related duty that might be required from time to time.

 Requirements:

 

  • Matric with a tertiary qualification in agriculture
  • Up to five years’ experience in the cultivation of citrus
  • Knowledge of production practices
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Driver’s license
  • Administrative and communication skills

 

A market related total cost to company package is offered with pension fund benefits.

 

 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.