Tuesday, 15 May 2018

PPECB Graduate Programme 2018

This is a fixed term contract, for the duration of the Pome / Stone season to conduct inspection of products and equipment according to standard protocols and procedures as prescribed through PPECB’s current legislative mandate.

The Operations Department in the Eastern Cape has a vacancy for a Temporary Junior Inspector in Langkloof area. 

The Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) is an independent service provider of quality certification and cold chain management services for producers and exporters of perishable food products.

Established in 1926, the PPECB has delivered valuable services to the perishable products industry for over 80 years by enhancing the credibility of the South African export certificate and supporting the export competitiveness of South Africa’s perishable product industries.

The successful candidate will be responsible to:​
  • Inspect and certify perishable products.
  • Inspect the handling, storage and transport of perishable products.
  • Ensure the correct application of quality management systems, ISO procedures and work instructions.
  • Perform administrative tasks.
  • Build and maintain good relations with PPECB clients.
  • Communicate with various clients on own specific task and outcome of decisions
  • Accept the responsibility of continuous self-improvement in their area of responsibility according to the PPECB performance framework.

Job Requirements
  • A National Diploma in an agricultural or food science discipline
  • National Certificate: Perishable Produce Export Technology would be advantageous
  • Practical experience of products inspected in the relevant region will be an advantage: Citrus and Pome / Stone.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s license and own reliable vehicle

PPECB is an equal opportunity employer and promotes compliance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act.

It is our intention to promote equity according to our Employment Equity plan with the filling of posts. All applications will be considered, with the understanding that, in terms of the PPECB Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

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