Published
November 12, 2020
Location
Paarl, South Africa
Job Type
Job Category
Marketing, key account, trading (retail and export), Packhouse logistics, cooling & transportation, Procurement, buying/purchasing
Accept Terms and Conditions
Yes

Description

JOB SPECIFICATION:  Procurement / Sales and logistics planner Fresh Produce

This market leader produces and export a range of speciality vegetables, micro greens and exotic fruit by air from South Africa, year-round and globally. 

Procurement / Sales and logistics planner ensure products are planned and ordered to meet sales demand and liaising between growers and importers based on availability and sales forecasts. Cost efficiency and airfreight optimization is a key task in the logistics value chain with daily planning and booking of air freight.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

  • An applicable Degree

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2- 3 years’ experience in fresh produce supply chain
  • Preference for experience in air freight planning
  • Procurement and sales planning fresh produce
  • Experience in fresh produce export

REQUIREMENTS & SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS THE APPLICANT SHOULD HAVE.

  • Must be able to communicate in English/Afrikaans
  • Must can communicate good with customers
  • Good literacy & numeracy skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Can multitask – think on your feet!
  • Diplomatic person
  • Very task orientated
  • Detailed person
  • Good team player
  • Willing to do the extra bit
  • Problem-solving

MAJOR PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS (The to do?)

  • All logistic functions & daily planning around purchasing and selling of fresh produce and reporting thereof.

OTHER SPECIAL CONDITIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to work long hours, weekends, shifts, overtime & public holidays (if required)

PARAMETERS OF THE JOB

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Compliance with on-site health and safety regulations
  • Ensure personal, food hygiene and food safety policies are adhered to
  • Care and maintenance of company equipment
  • Care and maintenance of Company uniform (if applicable)
  • Confidentiality of information

 HOW TO APPLY

  • Apply on-line on Agrijob.co.za
  • Join this wonderful team that works well under pressure
  • We use video recruitment that enables us to pre-meet candidates (Covid-friendly) and allow us to make the best culture-match.
  • You will be asked upload a short introduction selfie-video & profile picture to complete your application.
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