Production Manager (for mixed farming operation)

Our client is a mixed farming operation situated between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. They have an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join their team.


  • Daily production management of wide selection of avocados, olives, almonds – including picking, pruning, thinning, etc
  • Daily management of live stock
  • Management of the farm’s irrigation system
  • Management of spraying
  • Reporting and data collecting
  • Orchard & soil management
  • Orchard development and new variety management
  • Productivity and work efficiency targets and reports


  • Grade 12 with an appropriate qualification in agriculture
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in the cultivation of fruit
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Above-average interpersonal communication and meticulous reporting skills are essential
  • Must be competent in record keeping and administration
  • Good people relationships and communication skills
  • Computer literate

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