Starke Ayres: Assistant Packing

The above position has become available in our Factory. The purpose of this is role is to ensure that all products received are reconciled with accompanied documentation and subjected to quality protocols and are packed in line with prescribed planning / packing schedules, quality specifications and time frames in order to meet customer requirements.


•In conjunction with the Packing Supervisor, plan and schedule the packing of products in accordance with budgeted requirements and/or as prioritised by the sales / marketing needs.
•Review packing and packaging requirements on a weekly basis and take the necessary actions to ensure supply of packed product in line with budgeted requirements.
•Ensure that sufficient manpower is available for shifts and/or overtime for the effective and efficient execution of planned work schedules.
•Ensure that job cards are scheduled / prioritised for each job, assigned to packing equipment / production lines and seed & packing materials are identified and recorded for specific jobs.
•Confirm that seed lot reference numbers to be drawn for packing conforms to laid down quality specifications.
•Ensure that all job cards are approved and given to Machine Operators for packing to commence.
•Record completion of job cards against packing schedule and sign off for processing.
•Take full responsibility for the calibration and setting of all machines and equipment prior to packing.
•Ensure that packing is scheduled and prioritised in line with planning schedule and customer requirements.
•Supervise all packing personnel and activities to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity by optimising the use of packing equipment and labour.
•Ensure that seed packed for storage is stored in line with laid down quality procedures.
•Monitor necessity for fumigation requirements on an on going basis and arrange for fumigation to be executed by the Factory Manager


•Tertiary qualification in Production Management or related would be an added advantage.
•3 year’s relevant Production / Packing experience
•Computer literacy (Word and Excel are essential)

Closing Date:15 December 2020

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Updated: December 13, 2020 — 4:00 am

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