Technical Manager

Reference:  MLR 6985

Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Descriptions:

  • Monitor in-field soil water management, consulting with the area manager and alerting the TM where problems are seen 
  • Monitor and report on own findings of the different phenological stages 
  • Report on the efficacy in the implementation of key plant growth regulator applications 
  • Coordinate the leaf and soil sampling program 
  • Assist the TM with soil profiling and mapping 
  • Fertigation and foliar spray implementation, spot checks on EC, tank mixes etc 
  • Assist in data handling and evaluation and report writing 
  • Conduct ad hoc technical assignments
    Assist the P & DM in auditing the scouting procedure, reporting on P & D findings 
  • Monitor and report the P & DM on the progress and efficiency of the P & D control program 
  • Conduct ad hoc technical assignments 
  • Supervise the planning and implementation of field trials and packhouse storage trials for Western Cape farms 
  • Assist in the evaluation of field trials
  • Supervise the harvesting of field trials 
  • Assist in fruit sampling for cultivar evaluations and displays 
  • Supervise the care and maintenance of cultivar trial plantings 
  • Sample fruit and conduct laboratory analysis for cultivar evaluations 
  • Collate fruit measurement data from technicians and farm teams 

Qualifications:

  • BSc Agric Horticulture / Soil Science 
  • 2 years Citrus Industry or other agricultural experience preferred

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