Quality Manager
2024-02-12 - 2024-03-13
Permanent
E.L001662
Agriculture
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
Qualifications
  • 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.
For more information please contact:
Annine