Salary Starting Date Closing Date for Application Location
Market Related
1 April 2020
29 February 2020

We are recruiting for an experienced, self-motivated and target driven Assistant Packhouse Manager for a Berry-farm in George. The Assistant Packhouse Manager will report to the Packhouse Manager.


The Purpose of the Role:


Manage the process of taking harvested fruit dispatched to meet with Customer specifications on time, in full at the highest possible quality.



  • Management of productivity, labour and quality processes in the pack house
  • Sound leadership and direction in the pack house ensuring quality product output, accuracy and consistency in pack house processes and documentation.
  • Building and implementing best practice policies and principles.
  • Develop and train a team of pack house staff.
  • Ensuring high standards of health and safety practices.
  • Ensuring compliance to all necessary industry quality assurance standards.
  • Meeting all specifications as required by both local and export customers

Candidate Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification
  • Must have excellent management experience.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Must have good numerical and planning skills.
  • Must be self-disciplined, a team player, honest and of high integrity.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision while meeting the set targets & deadlines.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends
  • Experience in HACCP, BRC, and or other quality system would be advantageous.
  • Experience in managing soft fruit (labour intensive) pack houses would be advantageous.

How to apply

  • Email your comprehensive CV to
  • Please type your email with information pertaining to your salary expectation and notice period.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.
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