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Logistics Manager

Job Description: 

This well establish business in the Agri Industry based in Kirkwood is currently looking to employ a Logistics Manager.  (Preference will be given to candidates who has gained experience in the logistics environment, within the citrus industry.)


  • Good understanding of operations and inbound logistics in order to pro-actively plan and manage logistics and marketing outputs.
  • Maintaining and distribution of accurate and relevant management reports. This includes measuring of service providers.
  • Investigate and address department under performance and non-conformances.
  • Good relationship and communication with internal and external parties to ensure effective contributions.
  • Planned and intelligent allocation of programmes to production lines that support Marketing strategy and Operations efficiency.
  • Maintenance and development of relevant systems, reports and procedures.
  • Ensuring department compliance with and contribution to H&S, ISO and Company Policies.
  • Effective management and development of a team of 70 people over 2 shifts


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or Equivalent Qualification
  • A Formal Qualifications in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or equivalent is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy – MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)+
  • Valid driver’s license with own vehicle


Additional Requirements:

  • Good Communications skills
  • Ability to work accurately and within time pressures
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Prior experience in a similar position is essential
  • Prior experience in the operations of a citrus Packhouse/ citrus industry is advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of HR Practices
  • Previous ISO 9000 experience an added advantage
  • Ability to manage a team of people and equipment over two shifts


Kirkwood, South Africa,




No education

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Working Experience: 

4 to 5 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time



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