Kirkwood Area – Eastern Cape: Our client is looking for a Quality Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Grade 12 (Umalusi national senior certificate)
  • A relevant B-Degree (M+3) (Plant pathology, Microbiology, Food Science) at a recognized and SAQA accredited university will be advantageous.
  • 5 or more years integrated exposure
  • Knowledge of the fruit agricultural industry
  • BRC training and experience
  • HACCP training and experience
  • AVCASA will be an advantage
  • Internal Auditing Training and experience
  • Good understanding of agricultural exports
  • Extensive understanding of the portfolio of Quality Management
  • General business acumen
  • Product knowledge and product ranges
  • Intermediate usage of Microsoft Office


  • Facilitation, Coordination & Analysis
  • Liaison & Communication
  • Excellent client relationship building skills
  • High capacity to represent the brand
  • High degree of client engagement
  • Ability to multitask
  • Remain attentive in an often-busy environment
  • Be naturally calm and focused
  • Be versatile if participation in other types of activity is required
  • Managing an integrated team


  • Achievement/Results driven
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Responsible
  • Integrity
  • Stress tolerance (resilience)
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Conflict management
  • Team leadership / People management
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Planning & Organising
  • Analytical and critical thinker,
  • Information Seeking,


Food Safety – BRC:

  • Deputy leader of Food Safety Team
  • Assist with Managing, implementing, maintaining and auditing of the Food Safety System
  • Monitor and advise on continuous improvement of the Food Safety System.

Fruit Quality:

  • Manage, train and monitor the Quality Team
  • Monitoring and communication of all fruit quality standards to ensure the final product meets requirements and standards
  • Manage inspections of quality personnel.
  • Liaise with managers and staff in the company to ensure the Quality System is functioning properly Develop, implement, maintain and improve quality systems
  • Ensure compliance with packing guide of the company

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=FM001689&preview=d55f3c857b51d00c58f7e7af628f7c3f