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Fruit Technologist Vacancy

Reference: 4175 DB
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Location: Somerset West
Duration: Permanent
Employment Equity: No

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Communicate with customers to establish their specifications, packing requirements and due diligence needs.
  • Develop, and communicate a packing guideline to include the requirements of receivers
  • Assist and advise pack houses with practical queries regarding specifications
  • Assist the marketing team to understand the requirements of customers and help with the practical implication thereof on packing plans
  • Monitor pack houses when packing to ensure meeting the specification and legislative compliance
  • Receive arrival feedback (e.g. quality reports) from clients, communicate findings to packhouses.
  • Where necessary; follow up and manage rejections, monitor voyage temperatures and maintain quality database
  • Attend to customer complaints
  • Communicate and interact with customers, and service providers to maintain positive relations in order to influence decision making to favour the business.
  • Arrange and lead client visits to our packing facilities.
  • Improve packing formats to increase packing and shipping efficiencies and assist R&D team to test new ideas
  • Ensure maintenance of required information on client websites: Sainsbury’s Evolve, Greenlight, and others


  • A relevant tertiary qualification and 3 years’ experience in the fruit industry will be beneficial.
  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s license is required

How to Apply:

  • Forward your comprehensive CV to Exceed Human Resource Consultants on
  • If you are already registered – please forward your CV with the relevant reference number to the consultant you are at present registered with in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the exclusive right to conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants, who have received no feedback within 30 days of the closing date, must please accept their application as unsuccessful


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