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Assistant Seedling Production Manager


Western Cape

Job Description :

A commercial vegetable seedling nursery in the Western Cape currently has a vacancy for an Assistant Production Manager. Based near Stellenbosch, the operation services commercial farmers, mainly in the Western Cape, with a nursery capacity of around 40 000 trays.

Reporting to the Production Manager, the role will entail the following aspects of seedling production:

  • Irrigation and fertigation management (weekly and daily plans, scheduling, control, monitoring, equipment maintenance, water treatment)
  • Quality management (stock control, continuous monitoring of plants, remedial actions, feedback on plant availability and time frames)
  • Pest and disease control (continuous monitoring of plants, reporting, weekly spray program, managing related equipment and its maintenance)
  • Production stock control (stock take of growing medium components, fertilizers, IPM products etc.).

The position calls for a candidate who is hands-on and can pay excellent attention to detail, with a naturally investigative and problem-solving attitude. Working hours will be from 07h30 to 17h00 from Monday to Friday with a full Saturday or Sunday every fourth week.


  • A relevant horticultural/ agricultural qualification
  • At least 1-2 years of intensive plant production experience
  • Exposure to greenhouse, hydroponic growing techniques
  • Ability to accurately monitor, assess and manage plant growth
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Good planning, scheduling and co-ordination skills.
Salary Details:

A salary of between R16 000 to R20 000 CTC will be offered, depending on experience/ qualifications. 


To be considered for this position please contact Kate Watts or email a completed CV to kwatts@agristaff.co.za. You are encouraged to complete our Registration Document if you are not currently registered.

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