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Packhouse Manager Job Vacancy

Packhouse Manager 
$2000 - 4000
  • Manage all packhouse operations
  • Optimise packhouse operational efficiency
  • Optimise quality of produce from the packhouse with zero rejections
  • Ensure machinery is properly maintained
  • Ensure compliance with processing standards as set by the market
  • Ensure packhouse employees are properly trained
  • To be part of the management team and work closely with all other managers to ensure a cohesive and effective management team.
  • To conduct himself at all times honestly and properly in the course of his service with the Company
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned by the Company from time to time

  • To supervise grading staff to ensure all quality standards are added to for packed fruit
  • for export.
  • Liaise closely with marketing personnel to determine how much fruit, of which type, is to be dispatched where
  • Liaise closely with field and out grower staff to ensure fruit of the correct quantity and quality is delivered to the packhouse to meet the market requirements
  • Closely monitor outgrower fruit deliveries at the reception point to ensure quality is maintained and any opportunities for fraud are eliminated.
  • Liaise with freight handlers and shippers to ensure suitable containers are delivered on time.
  • Allocate appropriate resources within the packhouse –daily and longer term
  • Train, motivate and discipline staff
  • Set tasks and responsibilities for staff – daily and longer term
  • Determine and prepare written procedures and protocols for all operations within the packhouse
  • Check machinery operation daily and correct any faults
  • Liaise with equipment suppliers to maintain and correct equipment operation
  • Monitor fruit temperatures in cold stores and take corrective action as required by handling fruit appropriately or correcting equipment operation
  • Manage carton erection to ensure sufficient supply of erected cartons daily
  • Liaise with Procurement Dept to ensure sufficient cartons and packaging materials are in store
  • Liaise with market to select approved and appropriate chemicals for equipment cleaning and fruit treatment
Other duties may be assigned by the company from time to time

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