Website Chiltern Farms (Pty) Ltd

Doing what's right for the fruit and what's right for the grower

Applications are invited if you seek an opportunity to join an innovative agri-business striving to create
an extraordinary future within Chiltern, with the desire to grow and develop your skills in a fruit pack
house environment. The position reports to the Line Manager and are responsible for a team of
approximately 30 people.

The position requires an energised, pro-active and well-organised individual, ensuring an effective
and efficient packing function by optimising the use of resources and meeting production objectives.

Key Performance areas:
• Plan effective carton stacking and palletising procedures per specific market standards
• Ensure correct working methods and procedures are adhered to with regards to food safety
• Report relevant production information to assist management in taking well informed
• Minimise downtime through effective planning and communication.
• Lead and develop team
• Effective management of all administrative tasks

Key skills required:
• Grade 12 with mathematics as a minimum.
• A relevant qualification within production will be advantageous.
• Minimum of 4-5 years prior experience as a supervisor within a fruit packhouse environment
will be advantageous.
• Knowledge and understanding of fruit quality standards, customer specifications and packing.
• Previous experience of leading teams required
• Knowledge and experience of pome fruit and / or berries will be advantageous.
• Must be computer literate.
• Vitrax knowledge will be advantageous
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Must be fully versed in English (written & oral), IsiXhosa will be advantageous
• Detail oriented and analytical by nature.
• Able to handle high levels of stress within a demanding work environment
• Good reporting skills
• Able to work flexible working hours, including overtime, weekends and or public holidays.
• Physically fit

Please submit your CV and or Chiltern Application form with supporting proof of highest
qualification (certified copy) for the attention Shannen Paultin or email to

Shortlisted candidates will be subject to psychometric testing. If you have not heard anything
from the company within 30 days from closing date of the advertisement, your application was

Closing date: 1 July 2022

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