Junior Production Manager

Reference: MLR/SJ 6804

Consultant: Michelle Le Roux / Sone Johnson


  • Draft and monitor the weekly packing and pre-sorting plan, and daily packing programs
  • Ensure relevant quality controls are in place, adhere to and meet customer expectations.
  • Ensure relevant safety controls and standards are in place according to HACCP/BRC and company regulations.
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and other managers.
  • Productivity monitoring and improvement.
  • Ensure that all work areas and personnel comply with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Control process to ensure ordering of materials match packing requirements.
  • Ensure that stock control processes and transactions are in line with systems requirements and best practices.
  • Ensure Efficient packing process that optimise the use of resources and achieve set capacity and productivity levels.
  • Lead and develop staff, ensure staff engagement levels are high
  • Verifying stocks and investigating delays
  • Managing the volumes of fruit, monitoring and analysing volumes and throughput vs capacity
  • Computing the quantities, qualities and types of materials required by production programmes.
  • Controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources
  • Controlling chemical stock and overseeing the mixture thereof.


  • Grade 12
  • Previous experience will be advantageous
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and numerical abilities are crucial
  • Excellent knowledge and computer skills (MS Office)
  • Effective handling of detailed information and consistent attention to detail
  • Must be a team player and eager to learn
  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes

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 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