Packhouse Manager (Avocados / Citrus / Agriculture / Packing / HACCP) – Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Location: Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Date Posted: 22-01-2018
Reference Number: GRB

An export agriculture group is seeking a pack house manager for their avocado and citrus estate based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

  • Packing & consigning of all the fruit grown on the estate plus fruit supplied by outside growers.
  • All aspects of management of a Pack house, staff, production and technical operations.
  • Management of technically advanced packing machinery & cold-room equipment (knowledge of Compac Packing Lines & Spectrim Camera Technology would be advantageous).
  • Actively participate /coordinate in any activities and due diligence audits in light with the HACCP plan and as an active member of the HACCP team. Also ensuring meeting international food safety standards and quality management requirements.
  • Process flow and maintenance of production systems.
  • Marketing of local & factory grade fruit.
  • Liaison with Export Market Agents – must also have an understanding of overseas markets and seasonal pricing.
  • Human resources management experience of a labor force of between 50 – 100 units.
  • Management of crop estimates of own plus outside growers.
  • Management of pack house material suppliers including price negotiations with key carton manufacturers.
  • Compilation of annual budgets.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the packing industry (preferably avocados / citrus).
  • Computer literacy
  • Relevant degree or diploma
  • Knowledge of:
  • BRC (British Retailing Council)
  • GlobalGap
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must work in a country area
  • Disciplined, target orientated
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Grant Botha
Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
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