Production Manager

Our client is a producer of citrus and stone fruit and they are  looking to appoint a Production Manager for their farm in Porterville. This position reports to the General Manager.

 Key Performance Areas:

  • Production, orchard management and new development
  • Assist with management of infrastructure and buildings
  • Stock control
  • Assist with managing the production budget and production statistics reports
  • Human Resource Management
  • Planning of production improvement activities
  • Quality control
  • Training and development

Requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • 3-5 years practical production management experience
  • Production and technical knowledge of Plums and Citrus
  • Effective communication skills
  • Human Resource experience, managerial- and leadership skills
  • Organizational and planning ability with an administrative flair
  • Able to work independent and take initiative
  • Flexible, able to handle conflict and criticism
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Good interpersonal skills and knowledge of working in a matrix structure
  • High energy levels
  • Problem solving and entrepreneurial skills

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae in 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

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, 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.