Our client is looking for a Product Coordinator to join their team in Groblersdal, Limpopo. Experience within the Fruit / FMCG industry will be beneficial.
Manage farmer relationships professionally in order to build the company's footprint in the area
Procurement of fruit in area - responsible for
Continuously acquire information on the availability of product, changes in supply and trends within the area in relation to quality, timing, volume and weather
Ensure sufficient product is packed according to marketing needs
Liaise with commercial team and suppliers, ensuring product is available for programs and orders within the correct specifications
Ensure correct packaging is used for the market requirements (i.e. labels, date codes etc.)
Effective and timely communication to marketers if product is not available
Obtaining of new suppliers and new product that will suit our sales offering
Responsible for final price negotiation when sourcing product
Responsible for all administration related to farmers and product
Physical stock takes in cold-rooms and matching thereof on NAV
Responsible for quality control of products
Manage packaging material
Relevant tertiary qualification
Valid Driver’s license
Computer literate, Microsoft Office compulsory. Paltrack experience would be beneficial.
Previous work experience in procurement of fruit and the packing thereof
Knowledge of fruit production in general
Fluent in English and Afrikaans
Ability to build strong relationships
Excellent communication skills
Problem solver (able to resolve queries quickly and efficiently)
Must be able to manage time effectively and prioritize well
Work well under pressure
Negotiable depending on experience and qualification
As soon as possible.
Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email: CR382 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format, your salary expectation and notice period to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.