Starke Ayres: Machine Operator (Kempton Park)

Starke Ayres: Machine Operator (Kempton Park)

Company Starke Ayres (Pty) Ltd.

Reference # Starke Ayres: Machine Operator (Kempton Park)

Published 17/06/2021

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa


The above position has become available for our Operation Department based in Kempton Park. The purpose of this role will be to ensure that seed is received at the Work Station, cleaned and / or packed down in line with company policies and procedures by utilising the prescribed equipment, and that packed seed is presented for final batch packing and check weighing.

Job Functions Logistics,Operations

Industries Agriculture,Logistics


•Unpacking and / or off-loading of containers with seed by operating a forklift truck with a valid forklift operator’s license.

•Assist with the unpacking of containers with seed in cases where the operation of a forklift truck is not a requirement.

•Assist with accurate checking and counting of stock received for cleaning and / or down packing.

•Assist with seed sampling for testing purposes (when requested to do so).

•Ensure that written instructions regarding seed cleaning and / or packing is clearly understood.

•Complete relevant fields on the Job Card / Checklists before each seed lot is cleaned and / or packed down.

•Ensure that all procedures as per checklists are followed accurately.

•Operate the equipment (i.e. Seed Packing, Seed Processing and Seed Treatment / Disinfection grading and Drying machines) used for this purpose, as per instructions.

•Thoroughly clean all equipment before and after each operation, ensuring no traces or residue of seed lots previously worked / packed.

•Present packed seed for batch packing and check weighing.

•Maintain high levels of factory hygiene in and around these working areas.

•Sign off own area of responsibility once each action / process has been completed correctly (when assistance is required to operate equipment).

•Present documentation (Job Card) to Manager / Supervisor for final reconciliation, approval and signing off.

•In conjunction with Manager / Supervisor, Ensure calibration and settings of all machines and equipment.

•Ensure that all markings, coding and labeling on packed seed are accurate and in line with quality specifications.

•Preform Daily Inspections on equipment and record on check list.


• Matric

• 2 year relevant experience.

Job Closing Date 01/07/2021

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