Olivado EPZ Fruit Reception Attendant

Olivado EPZ Limited is an agribusiness company involved in the processing of avocado oil and also export of fresh avocados from contracted farmers.

We are looking for a qualified Fruit Reception Attendant who will be engaged on a contract basis.

The ideal candidates should meet the following qualifications and be ready for the specified tasks.

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma in Agriculture / Horticulture / Food Science or related discipline.
  • At least 1 year working experience in quality management in a food industry.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, BRC, FSSC, ISO 22000-2005, GG and other food management systems.
  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on daily tasks, keen and articulate on details.
  • Experience in avocado packaging will be an added advantage.

Key Tasks

  • To ensure that all personnel working in the avocado receiving area and those feeding packing lines know their responsibility and are fully trained.
  • To oversee the smooth running and repairs of all machinery in the fruit receiving area of the Packhouse.
  • To participate in quality control including raw material assessment and sampling.
  • To ensure that all fruits received have attained the clear to pick time and that they are mature as per quality specification.
  • To train workers involved in produce reception on hygiene requirements and raw material reception and handling procedures.
  • To complete Transport vehicle inspection and maintenance checklist.
  • Maintenance of pest control record/ book.
  • Ensuring that hygiene instructions and procedures are implemented at the reception area.
  • Inspection of weighing balances and trolleys before use to ascertain that they are in good working order.
  • Weighing of received fruits from each consignment and preparation of good received note.
  • Maintenance of clean working environment by ensuring all waste is appropriately disposed in good time.
  • Other duties allocated by the pack house manager.

Suitably qualified individuals should submit their application together with scanned copies of qualification certificates and testimonials to dennis@olivado.com before 29th January 2018.


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Updated: January 24, 2018 — 9:11 am