Reference: 5311 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

  • Grower & Marketing & Quality Assistance
  • To advise growers on the best cultivation & packing practices
  • Product that fits & benefits the company marketing plan
  • Assist in providing technical background on quality problems
  • Advise marketing on the best option for fruit according to condition and internal quality
  • Post-harvest technology and treatments
  • To make informed decision for product and to obtain best opportunity for marketing to optimize harvest
  • Compiling/Keep up to date reports and protocols
  • Managing and Packing trails
  • Breeding programs
  • Stay up to date with latest cultivar development
  • Regular communication with different breeding programs
  • Technical reporting to market
  •  Recommendations after climatic influence on growers
  • Recommendation to producers
  • Stay up to date on technical information
  • Attend field days, seminars, courses

Qualifications:

  • Formal tertiary qualifications
  • At least 5 – 7 years’ relevant work experience in the fruit and/or agricultural industry.
  • AVCASA + BASOS
  • Attention to detail when reporting
  • Good computer software skills
  • Good communication & interaction skills with people on all levels in the organization
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Willing to travel

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • 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.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za