Packhouse Manager

Our client is a packer of citrus fruit in Kirkwood. They are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join their organisation as Packhouse Manager. 

 Main job duties are:

  • Coordinating and managing all production, packaging, scheduling, and distribution activities
  • Production management – financial statements, activity reports and other performance data Managing and implementing quality control and food safety and ethical standards
  • Optimal pack-out percentages
  • Relevant administration and record keeping
  • Team building, motivation, and management
  • Budgets – operational and capital
  • Any other ad hoc duty that might be required from time to time 


  • A tertiary qualification or a proven success record in the management of a citrus pack line
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a management position
  • Background in fruit production and in a pack house (citrus)
  • Production focus, technical aptitude and systems knowledge will be advantageous
  • Willing to work irregular and long hours (required in the citrus packing industry)


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: 23 October 2020