Packhouse Manager required urgently: Salary R30 000 to R50 000 per month
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
R30 000 – R50 000 a month
Our client is seeking an experienced, self-motivated and target driven Packhouse Manager (soft fruit) in Stellenbosch.
This position will be responsible for the overall management and leadership functions of the Packhouse.
· General management and oversight of all aspects of the packhouse facility, reporting directly to the senior management and Board of directors.
· Manage strategically on an EXCO level the business objectives.
· Management of all packhouse operations and IT including all packhouse staff (50).
· Sound leadership and direction in the packhouse ensuring quality product output, accuracy, and consistency in packhouse processes and documentation.
· Building and implementing best practice policies and principles.
· Develop and train a team of packhouse staff.
· Management of all logistical aspects (e.g. Planning and reporting, etc.)
· Setting up of all costings and agreements involving packing, packaging, logistics and cold storage.
· Overview and planning of all management aspects of maintenance regarding the production facility, the cold room facility and all other areas, buildings, and equipment of the company.
· Liaising with marketers, producers, and all relevant authorities on regular basis.
· Management of all packing material requirements.
· Ensuring compliance to all necessary industry quality assurance standards.
· Meeting all specifications as required by both local and export customers.
· Maintain and ensure high food safety standards and health and safety in line with HACCP and BRC.
· Tertiary qualification, in agriculture, engineering etc.
· Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing perishable packhouses.
· Must have excellent management experience.
· Must have excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills. Must have good numerical and planning skills.
· Must be self-disciplined, a team player, honest and of high integrity.
· Must be able to work under minimum supervision while meeting the set targets & deadlines.
· Must be willing to work overtime and weekends.
· Experience in HACCP, BRC, ISO and or other quality systems.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: R30,000.00 to R50,000.00 /month
managing perishable packhouses: 5 years (Required)
Work Remotely: Yes. Apply Now