Posted on :
8 Jan, 2020
8 Jan, 2020
Starke Ayres specialises in supplying vegetable seed, lawn and turf grass seed and flower seed varieties for both commercial and home garden use. It produces seeds of the highest purity and germination capability, which is ensured by rigorous quality control and its own breeding programmes, supported by ongoing research and testing.
The position below has become available to join our Production Department. This role will primarily focus on ensuring that vegetable seed produced by growers complies with physical and genetic quality and purity standards
Job Title: Production Officer (Winterton)
Reference: # Starke Ayres: Production Officer (Winterton)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Location: Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
•Recruiting and contracting growers in the area.
•Managing relationships with new and existing growers.
•Conducting regular crop inspections
•Oversee quality control of seed productions.
•Matric (B.Tech / similar tertiary qualification an added advantage)
•3 years’ relevant experience.
•Knowledge of horticulture (with specialisation in vegetables) will be an added advantage.
•The successful candidate will be dealing with growers on a daily basis and strong negotiation and communication skills are therefore required.
•A valid driver’s license essential.
Application Deadline: 17/01/2020