Starke Ayres (Pty) Ltd Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
May 22, 2020Permanent
Introduction The above position has become available for an energetic and self-motivated individual to join our Production Department in Gauteng. This role will primarily focus on ensuring that vegetable seed produced by growers complies with physical and genetic quality and purity standards. Specification Recruiting and contracting growers in the area. Managing relationships with new and existing growers. Conducting regular crop inspections Oversee quality control of seed productions. Identify and evaluate new and existing Seed Production Companies and potential growing regions globally. Maintain written correspondence with Seed Production Companies regarding delivery, processing, Quality Control and payment information Accurately record and update production information in line with company policy and the relevant statutory bodies. Maintain accurate records of agronomy practices followed by Seed Production Companies and other factors that might affect the outcome of productions Regular international travel will be required to inspect seed productions. Requirements B.Tech / similar tertiary qualification 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.