Packhouse Manager

Friday, 26 July, 2019
Desmaine     0218722648


How About: — STELLENBOSCH, working as a —PACKHOUSE MANAGER — for the FRUIT Industry.

A medium-sized farm near Stellenbosch, exporting stone-fruit are looking for a Packhouse Manager.



Have a proven track record in all aspects of packhouse management.

Have a good working knowledge of packhouse computer systems relating to the entire packhouse cycle, ideally Vitrax.

Have sound technical knowledge of quality systems such as HACCP, BRC, Global Gap, Export Audits and Ethical Audits.

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills.

Must be self-disciplined, a team-player, pro-active, honest and of high integrity.

Must be willing to work overtime and alternative weekends.

Must have solid stone-fruit packing experience.

A relevant tertiary qualification will be an advantage.

Operational knowledge of ammonia plant refrigeration.


Duties will include:

The management and implementation of all operational functions on the packline including the sorting, grading, packaging and dispatching of stone-fruit according to international standards;

Sound leadership and direction in the pack house ensuring quality product output, accuracy and consistency in processes and documentation.

Record all relevant production and technical data and present daily production progress reports to Management;

Managing a staff compliment of +/- 100 staff members;

Liaising with growers, generating packhouse reports, invoices and statements;

Ordering of packaging materials, control and regular stocktaking thereof;

Manage maintenance of machines, vehicles and buildings;

Assisting with the management of farming operations during the off season (May to mid-October).


We offer:

A competitive salary.

13th cheque.





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