Production Manager (Citrus)


Posted 9 months ago

Our client who sets the benchmark of fruit produce globally is currently recruiting for a production manager to manage the production of exporting quality grapes.


  • Minimum a Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent
  • 5 years minimum, understanding of citrus agriculture
  • Understands basic HR
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • No criminal record
  • Good physical health
  • Overtime may be required on occasion


  • Management of labour
  • Planning
  • Costing/Budgeting
  • Production
  • Issues verbal and written instructions to production labour teams
  • Completes forms and documents
  • Manages time and attendance for labour teams
  • Identifies and operates a number of different tools
  • Supervises, checks and corrects work
  • Trains labour teams
  • Reads and plans work programmes
  • Evaluates labour productivity
  • Identifies and reports potential safety and security issues
  • Uses own judgement to manage staff
  • Estimates and schedules labour
  • Inputs into costs and budgets – has knowledge of prices and quantities
  • Manages irrigation programmes
  • Manages fertilizer programmes
  • Manages pest control programmes
  • Manages weed and fungus control programmes
  • Estimates harvest per hectare
  • Monitors use of and knows how to use farming equipment and machinery
  • Supervises all steps of the production process including planting, fertilizing, harvesting, and packing
  • Selects and employs labour
  • Manages labour discipline
  • Makes recommendations to senior manager based on observations in the field
Closing date: 16 June 2020


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