Junior Production and Maintenance Manager

Our client in the poultry industry is looking for a Junior Production and Maintenance Manager to join their team. This position is based in the Boland.


  • Supervises and coordinates activities of farm workers
  • Consults with farm manager to ascertain production requirements and to discuss, condition of equipment and status of supplies
  • Performing maintenance and repair of facilities, equipment and vehicles
  • Water treatment that includes pumps and irrigation
  • Managing farming activities
  • Admin duties
  • Participates in work activities to expedite workload

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 with a relevant Agriculture qualification
  • At 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Electrical and mechanical aptitude (single and three phase)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills
  • Problem solving and entrepreneurial skills
  • Organizational and planning ability with an administrative flair
  • Able to work independent and take initiative
  • Flexible, able to manage conflict and criticism
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Willing to work alternated weekends (including Sundays) and public holidays

Please ensure that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 24 November 2020

Applications: recruitment@hopcal.co.za