Quality Manager
2024-02-12 - 2024-03-13
Eastern Cape, Addo
(Market related)
Our client in the Agricultural industry is inviting suitable candidates to apply for the Quality Manager position at their packhouse in Addo.
Key Performance Areas
  • Food Safety – BRC:
  • Deputy leader of Food Safety Team
  • Assist with Managing, implementing, maintaining and auditing of the Food Safety System
  • Monitor and advise on continuous improvement of the 
  • Food Safety System.
  • Fruit Quality:
  • Manage, train and monitor the Quality Team
  • Monitoring and communication of all fruit quality standards to ensure the final product meets requirements and standards
  • Manage inspections of quality personnel
  • Liaise with managers and staff in the company to ensure the Quality System is functioning properly
  • Develop, implement, maintain and improve quality systems
  • Ensure compliance with packing guide of the company

Knowledge & Experience
  • Applicable quality management experience, preferably in fruit agriculture.
  • 5 or more years of integrated exposure
  • Knowledge of the fruit agricultural industry
  • BRC training and experience
  • HACCP training and experience 
  • AVCASA will be an advantage
  • Internal Auditing Training and experience
  • Good understanding of agricultural exports
  • Extensive understanding of the portfolio of Quality 
  • Management
  • General business acumen
  • Product knowledge and product ranges
  • Intermediate usage of Microsoft Office
  • Grade 12 (Umalusi national senior certificate)
  • A relevant B-Degree (M+3) (Plant Pathology, Microbiology, Food Science) at a recognized and SAQA accredited university will be advantageous.
Skills Required:
  • Facilitation, Coordination & Analysis
  • Liaison & Communication
  • Excellent client relationship-building skills
  • High capacity to represent the brand
  • High degree of client engagement
  • Ability to multitask
  • Remain attentive in an often-busy environment
  • Be naturally calm and focused
  • Be versatile if participation in other types of activity is required
  • Managing an integrated team
Job Ergonomic Requirements & Remuneration/Grading
  • Reports to the Operational Manager-Systems
  • Spends a fair amount of time in the production areas.
  • Average of 9 working hours per day is required;
  • During peak trading, extensive unpaid overtime may be required.
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