Reference: 5710 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Audit, maintain and continuously improve handling protocols that will allow fruit quality to be preserved through the storage and packing process.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders on seasonal storage plan to ensure that the right fruit is identified for the right storage, packing and marketing window.
  • Ensure that income earning potential is maximised through correct selection of fruit for packing for specific markets and managing quality assurance of the final product.
  • Maintain and continuously improve the quality control systems that monitor and reports QC information from time of receiving, through storage, sorting, packing, pallet storage and dispatch.
  • Maintain the quality management system that will ensure compliance to food safety systems (e.g. BRC, HACCP).
  • Lead, train and develop the quality assurance team


  • A Diploma or Degree in Horticulture / BSc Food Science
  • A minimum of three years relevant experience with Fruit Quality.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between primary and secondary colours is a key requirement of the position. A colour-blind test may be part of the recruitment process.

How to Apply:

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  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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