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  Fruit Production Manager

Western Cape

Job Description :

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An experienced Production Manager is required to take full responsibility for a 100ha apple and pear production unit in the Grabouw area.

Based with the farming division of a large agricultural business, the role reports to the Area manager and will entail the following general areas of responsibility:

  • Achieving production targets through the application horticultural best practice (irrigation, fertilisation, pruning, spraying etc.);
  • Staff motivation and management (50-80 workers);
  • Resource organisation and allocation with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Measuring and monitoring fruit quality and proposal of solutions for continuous improvement;
  • New orchard development.


  • A relevant tertiary agricultural qualification;
  • At least 3 years of hands-on fruit production experience, preferably with apples and/or pears;
  • Strong general horticultural skills with a hands-on approach;
  • Proven staff management experience and able to communicate effectively in English & Afrikaans;
  • General record keeping and administration skills;
  • Well organised and able to pay attention to detail.
Salary Details:

A total cost to company package is offered, linked to experience, which includes a company retirement contribution. Accommodation is not supplied. 


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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