Head General Farm Manager - Citrus

  • Groblersdal, 0470, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

Responsible for the Production of export quality citrus.

Job Description

  • 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
  • Understands basic HR 
  • 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
  • Supervises the packhouse 
  • Manages packhouse labour
  • Selects and employs labour
  • Manages labour discipline
  • Makes recommendations to senior management based on observations in the field
  • Reports against budget 
  • Trains Production Managers
  • Coordinates all production activities
  • Selects and procures supplies, chemicals, fertlizers and other production goods

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications : Higher Diploma/Degree in Agriculture
  • Minimum Experience: At least 5 years in a similar role
  • 5 years minimum of citrus agriculture and experience in warehousing 

Additional Information

If you struggle to upload your cv please visit our website at www.clearleaf.co.za. Click on Vacancies, the position you are interested in and click on I'm Interested and upload your cv to apply for the position. 

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