Junior Production Manager : Tree Nursery - Fruit Industry - Koue Bokkeveld

Thursday, 3 October, 2019
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Job purpose:
Responsible for planning, organising and managing all production related nursery and trial block activities at a Tree Nursery.

Qualifications and Experience:

*Grade 12/Matric
*Diploma or degree in agriculture will be beneficial
*Minimum of 3 years’ proven experience in the field


*Good knowledge of the establishment, care and management
of trees
*Excellent planning and organisational skills
*Strong leadership skills and ability to work confidently in a
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Strong problem-solving skills
*Excellent time management skills
*Computer literate
*Driving license

Core Accountability Areas:

*Provide direction, oversight and management of the nursery’s
operational activities across its value chain; manage day-to-
day nursery operations with the intention of realising the
production unit’s objective of optimising nursery techniques
and practices aimed at maximising tree output and quality,
while assuring a smoothly functioning, efficient and effective
*Alert and inform the General Manager regarding any
irregularities, lack of compliance or adherence, nursery
inefficiencies and operational risks (actual or potential), tasks,
duties, activities, operational plans, programmes and any
other matter which could or does have an impact on the
production unit’s ability to achieve its expected output (quality
& quantity).
*Prepare regular and timely management reports to the *General Manager to improve nursery performance evaluation
and business decision making.
*Direct, coordinate and manage the nursery in close
collaboration with management
*Collaborate with and support Human Resources
*Ensure that quality control and compliance procedures are
followed according to accreditation and management systems
*Ensure implementation and adherence to Occupational *Health and Safety guidelines
*Participate in the preparation and control of annual
production budgets
*Motivate, mentor, coach and manage a team of workers
*Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the General

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