General Manager Jobs at Headhunters in Kirkwood, Eastern Cape

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Headhunters company opens jobs for General Manager positions in the Eastern Cape region. The type of work we provide is Temporary.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Management and Manufacturing skills with Executive experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 6 000 - R 10 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Staffing and Recruiting, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:General Manager
Region:Eastern Cape, Kirkwood - Eastern Cape
Job Function:Management and Manufacturing
Seniority Level:Executive
Salary:ZAR 6.000 - ZAR 10.000 per Month
Employment Type:Temporary
Industry:Staffing and Recruiting

Job Description

Our client in the agricultural industry is looking to employ a General Manager to join their team based in Addo.

An exciting career opportunity awaits!


  • Relevant tertiary qualification is essential; either Mechanical / Electrical / Industrial Engineering degree or diploma is preferable.
  • 5+ Years’ management experience.
  • The ability to lead and manage a very large team of permanent and seasonal staff.
  • Network, and work with a large number of producers and ensure that the organization will grow and benefit from these efforts.
  • A team player as he / she will work with various support functions based at head office.
  • Strong ability to work with teams and lead decision-making processes in a team environment.
  • Good knowledge of BRC, HACCP, and Global GAP accreditation requirements.
  • Experience and interest in technology, process management and continuous improvement.
  • Fully computer literate – MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Sound interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional resilience to pressure.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Responsible for general management of all phases of plant operations, including primary processing, packing, maintenance, logistics, facilities / farm management and product warehousing.
  • Recruiting, hiring and training personnel and facility / physical plant up-keep and capital improvements.
  • Responsible for annual budget planning and execution.
  • Work closely with operations, logistics, and maintenance teams to increase productivity and profitability within the organisation.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to all key resources at the facility.
  • Direct, manage, and optimize the overall operations of the Addo packing facility to the benefit of company’s producers.
  • In conjunction with management, set policies and make decisions guiding productivity, quality, and cost efficiency of plant operations.
  • Establish systems to collect metrics, analyse productivity and set performance targets that will meet revenue and cost goals.
  • Lead the development and deployment of citrus packing practices focused on quality and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure robust plant safety and security procedures and training are in place and that operations are in compliance with all required regulations and legislation.
  • Lead any labour relations activities involving the plant.
  • Direct plant level support functions, including all procurement, engineering, materials, quality assurance and human resources to ensure alignment with overall plant operations.
  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all operations managers.
  • Instill a positive culture of staff engagement at the facility and demonstrate ability to motivate people, assess and develop employee skills.
  • Influence various stakeholders as to optimize use of the facility.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if you are not contacted within two weeks of applying.

Desired Skills

  • General Manager
  • BRC
  • Agriculture
  • Global GAP
  • Citrus
  • Packhouse


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information


Headhunters is a premier recruitment consultancy specialising in providing recruitment solutions across a broad range of professional roles and sectors. With an extensive network of search consultants and experienced recruitment professionals, we have the expertise to provide tailored recruitment solutions to meet each of our client’s needs. We strive to deliver outstanding results, whilst providing the highest level of customer service.

Our approach to recruitment is designed to ensure all our clients receive quality candidates who are appropriate for their roles. We can provide ‘start-to-finish’ recruitment services, from the initial consultation and job advertisement right through to the offer and onboarding stage, or specific service components such as candidate interviewing and psychometric assessments. Our team is experienced in advising on interview techniques and selection criteria, and we are dedicated to finding the ideal candidate for our clients.

Headhunters is committed to providing an ethical, reliable and professional recruitment service. We understand the importance of finding the right fit, so all of our consultants have expertise and knowledge in their sectors, and are dedicated to finding the ideal candidate for our client’s needs. We are passionate about building long-term relationships with our clients and are proud to contribute to successful recruitment outcomes.

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