Hoedspruit Area – Limpopo: Our client is looking for a Packhouse / Production Manager to join the team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overall management of department, including but not limited to issues pertaining to efficiency, productivity, staff, equipment, hygiene, Health and Safety and compliance.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Grade 12
  • Relevant qualification is essential
  • At least 5 years relevant experience
  • Experience working with machine sizer will be advantageous


  •  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and numerical abilities are crucial
  • Excellent knowledge and computer skills (MS Office)
  • Effective handling of detailed information and consistent attention to detail
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes


  • Draft and monitor the weekly packing and pre-sorting plan, and daily packing programs.
  • Ensure relevant quality controls are in place, adhere to and meet customer expectations. Ensure relevant safety controls and standards are in place according to HACCP/BRC and company regulations.
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, and other managers. Productivity monitoring and improvement.
  • Ensure that all work areas and personnel comply with safety regulations and procedures. Control process to ensure ordering of materials match packing requirements.
  • Ensure that stock control processes and transactions are in line with systems requirements and best practices.
  • Ensure efficient packing process that optimise the use of resources and achieve set capacity and productivity levels.
  • Lead and develop staff, ensure staff engagement levels are high.
  • Verifying stocks and investigating delays.
  • Managing the volumes of fruit, monitoring, and analysing volumes and throughput vs capacity. Computing the quantities, qualities and types of materials required by production programmes. Controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources.
  • Controlling chemical stock and overseeing the mixture thereof.
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours, including night shift

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001795&preview=05fe14cdd425a08915563b5e1dca0ec9