General Manager: Packing and processing of fruit - Hoedspruit (Citrus / Farm / Agri / Limpopo)

Location: Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa
Date Posted: 15-08-2017
Reference Number: MIM

Job Description:

Our client is a South African registered holding company of a diverse group of agricultural companies and partnerships which comprehensively serve the citrus and subtropical value chain, including products and services related to establishing intellectual property (citrus and other fruit types), laboratory facilities, nurseries, farming and packing, fruit marketing and branding activities. Most of their businesses hold leading market positions.
Dynamic driven individual that will take ownership of packing of Citrus and Mango’s for local and international markets and also manage processing of industrial fruit. 3 Factories on one site
  • HR: Organogram design and implementation; Lead a management team to manage factories and pack houses according to high standards; Oversee implementation of company policies and statutory requirements; Measurement and feedback of management performance; Implement measuring and feedback models in all departments of the production of fruit in area.
  • Production: Oversee that high efficiency is reached with focus on the right quality per customer.
  • Admin and finance: Manage an admin finance team so that all requirements w.r.t budgets, management accounts and admin is done according to expected standards
  • Logistics: Oversee all logistics like sourcing, delivery and Tenders
  • Strategic: Be on the lookout and propose strategic actions for the benefit of the company.
  • Maintenance: Oversee that all maintenance is done according to company standards
  • Profitability: Drive all processes in order to maximize long term profits.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Degree in Agriculture and or experience in managing larger units of packing or processing will be advantageous.
  • A Degree in Industrial engineering will also be seriously considered.
  • Any form of factory Experience advantageous.
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CA Global Africa Recruitment 
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