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Operations Coordinator

Star South is seeking an Operations Coordinator to join our Exotics Team during the Fig season. The candidate will be based in the Kammanassie Area (close to Uniondale) for three months, to ensure the packing and transportation of products is efficiently executed in the area.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric
  • Relevant experience and/ or related studies will strengthen application


  • Computer skills a necessity, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Valid Driver’s licences
  • Must be able to speak fluently in Afrikaans


  • Attention to detail is vital
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Diligent and able to work independently
  • Adaptable to change
  • Problem solver with optimization skills

Job Description

  • Receive pallets from various producers
  • Conduct intake product and ensure aligned with delivery note
  • Check quality of products received according to market requirements
  • Daily quality control during packing at all packhouses
  • Manage packing material and labels
  • Build-up of pallets according to the packing specifications
  • Complete required documents and share with teams
  • Ensure trucks are loaded correctly
  • Communicate effectively with team members


Market related, depending on experience and knowledge. Accommodation and transportation are provided.

Contract period

01 March – 31 May 2024


This position has been filled.

We serve four key groups across the diverse sector of fresh produce:

Fruit producers and retailers, both within South Africa and abroad. It’s a world of good produce, good people and good prices. An extensive, vast world which we navigate via committed one-on-one relationships, to offer personalised service and tailored solutions/shipments.

How can we help you?

Partner with us as we navigate the landscape together.

Danèl van Deventer

Commercial Manager

Trust between client and company is everything.”

Danél started out in the industry in 2010 and has been working her way up ever since. She began in logistics and now serves as a commercial manager, drawing from her in-depth understanding of the cost chain. Danél is passionate about figs and has been dedicated to the export of almost 70% of the South African fig offering for the past seven years.

Department: Management & Support
Market: Far East, Europe, United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East
Produce: Figs

“We are in no other business than the people business.”

Jaco is a born entrepreneur and has been trading fruit since the age of 12 when he started his first business. He has experience in all major business areas, including farming, handling, transport, logistics, IT, marketing operations, finance, management, international and domestic affairs. He is fluent in French and also has basic Spanish language skills.