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Position:
 

Assistant Technical Manager

 
Location:
 

KwaZulu Natal

 
Job Description :
 

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An excellent career opportunity is currently available with a leading agricultural business. Based at their Shongweni, KZN site and reporting to the Technical Manager, the Assistant Technical Manager will be involved in both the technical and managerial aspects of the operation.

This role will best suit a practical, pragmatic and hands-on manager who enjoys problem-solving in an intensive environment. Key Performance Areas:

  • Developing and implementing appropriate growing techniques and strategies;
  • Monitor incoming raw materials and production processes;
  • Manage and maintain electronic data base of the process;
  • Identify and control mushroom diseases in line with the IPM program;
  • Managing the growing teams to ensure that production is kept to schedule;
  • Managing all processes of the production process from raw materials receiving to harvesting;
  • Forecasting and reporting on growing figures and quality;
  • Benchmarking growing against farming best practice;
  • Maintaining regulatory safety and quality certifications;
  • Implement, monitor, and report on KPIs and budgets.

Requirements:

  • A relevant diploma/degree in agricultural science or Horticulture;
  • At least 5 years of proven managerial experience in the agricultural industry;
  • Knowledge of ISO, HACCP and OSH Act;
  • Knowledge in MS Office and Syspro;
  • Strong planning, organisational and administrations skills;
  • Mechanically orientated will be an advantage;
  • Excellent communication skills with sound leadership ability.
   
 
Salary Details:

A market-related cost to company package will be offered to the right candidate. 

 
Contact:

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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