Market / Product Assistant

Reference: 4987 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

  • Packing Program Management
    • Ensure that Area Managers updates their estimates on a weekly basis
    • Ensure that Marketing Managers as well Commercial update their programs on the weekly packing program sheet
    • Allocation of estimates against demands
    • Follow up on progress of packing program
    • Manage all fix price growers packing plans and distribute directly to producers
    • Check availability of packing material vs programs and order in season from Packaging Material Manager to ensure availability.
    • Grower payments
    • Compile standard or special advance rates
    • Authorize Advances
    • DIP or Cost adjustments
    • Fix Price agreements
  • Ensure that costing model is updated
  • Pre-season planning and orders
  • Packaging material items to order
  • Support to Marketing/Business Manager
    • Customer registrations
    • Register new fruit specifications
    • Handles rejections and COD paperwork
    • Container shipping forecast
    • Registration renewals
    • All relevant QMS documentation is maintained or completed
    • Assistance on ad hoc sales deals
    • Marketing meeting – prepare information for discussion


  • Formal tertiary qualification
  • At least 3 – 5 years’ relevant work experience – preferably in the fruit and/or agricultural industry.
  • Knowledge of the KPA’s mentioned
  • 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.

How to Apply:

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