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Operations Manager



Job Description :

An established agricultural contracting business requires an Operations Manager to join their management team.

Reporting to the MD, the Operations Manager will be required to oversee and manage the entire fertiliser application operation. Duties include:

  • Managing all staff.
  • Liaising with sales agents and customers to plan application schedules.
  • Ensuring customer involvement and customer satisfaction with application process.
  • Close liaison with production plant to coordinate dispatch of fertiliser to application teams.
  • Care and maintenance of fertiliser equipment.
  • Optimising productivity of fertiliser application operation.
  • Control of costs of operation.
  • Implementation of latest technology (precision agriculture etc.) in operation.
  • Ensuring correct calibration and operation of application equipment.
  • Training of operations staff.
  • Implementation of Health and Safety standards.
  • Maintaining and improving the standard of the fertiliser application operation.


  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in agriculture, management or engineering.
  • Management of staff, preferably in an agricultural environment.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn about, agricultural machinery and equipment.
  • Experience in a production orientated position would be recommended.
Salary Details:

Salary is negotiable depending on qualification & experience.


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

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