Olive Farm Manager

Farm manager sa - Paarl
new offer (14/08/2020)

job description

Paarl Area WC The successful candidate will manage the olive farm in all aspects to produce maximum olive growth and oil production Job Functions Regular communications and co-operation with the company owner Manage human resources farm workers bottling staff and casuals Manage all operations on farm Manage all operations in bottling plant Close co-operation and co-ordination with Financial Manager Public Relations to a lesser degree Duties Grove Management a Cultivation b Chemical Pest Control c Fertilizer programme d Pruning e Irrigation f Development of new groves Maintenance of farm vehicles tractors and equipment a Keeping all vehicles tractors and equipment in working condition at all times b Oversee repair and maintenance c Be able to perform general repairs General farm maintenance and development a Buildings maintenance and up-keep b Fencing c General Hygiene d Pest control Management of staff a Time schedules b Drivers traveling records c Staff attendance leave warnings and disciplinary hearings Proper record keeping a Pest control e g Spray dates chemicals used calibration etc b Orchard maintenance cultivation details irrigation schedules etc c Packaging material d Oil stock e Bottling runs f Diesel levels and usage g Harvesting statistics h Intake and weighing of olives during harvesting Harvesting a On-time delivering of olives at the factory b Quantity and quality control of olives delivered to the factory c Management of picking procedures and equipment d Facilitate harvesting contractors e Co-ordinate and select seasonal harvesting contractors and casuals f Assist the oil maker in all his duties as required g Supervising bottling staff in factory h Co-ordinate oil storage Communications a Work in close relationship with the Financial Manager to co-ordinate orders received from distributors with the bottling and packing process b Daily and weekly written status reports regarding all operational activities c Provide strategic perspective and operational activities d Keeping the owner of the farm informed about the progress of the trees Requirements and skills Knowledge of the following will be an advantage a Crops growth and deceases b Planting of olive trees c Harvesting of fruit by hand and machine d Identifying plants pests and weeds e Applying pesticides herbicides or fertilizers to crops f Irrigation Business Management knowledge and experience Mathematical and strategic planning skills essential a Managerial Skills Human resources b Good leadership c Must be able to manage and motivate teams d Must have the ability to motivate increased production and growth within the individual positions e Motivate and promote general well-being amongst the work force f Problem solving g Conflict resolution h Facilitate disciplinary hearings with staff divisional managers and lawyers Agricultural Qualification preferably Experience Essential Olive oil processing food technology education and experience an advantage Communication skills English read speak write Afrikaans read speak write Computer Literacy a MS Office Word Excel b Internet and Outlook ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted Email your CV to roelien farmmanagersa co za or upload to this specific position

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