De Jonge - Production Manager - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Nico De Jonge

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Production Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History



From February 2013

Supplier of Fresh produce (Mushrooms) to restaurants
Take orders from customers, place orders at my supplier and deliver again to my customers.
Price increases
Payments of salaries
Print invoices

Operational Manager

Highveld Mushrooms

February 2008 - January 2013

Manage all operational and staffing aspects (300 employees)
Pack house management (Liaise with production and sales, stock rotation, maintain cold chain, optimise workflow, day to day management and staffing including leave cover and policies and procedures, Manage food safety and hygiene regimes, manage the ordering, buying and price negotiation of packaging and associated materials, ect)
Dispatch (Manage dispatch function, returns, losses and overtime).
Distribution ( Manage and plan efficient delivery of stock, eliminate losses to the company in terms of dispatch and returns, ensure correct procedures are followed to receive and capturing of returned stock and manage stock losses).
Human resources function (wage negotiations, wages, negotiate with employer unions, Disciplinary Chairperson, policies and procedures, contracts wrt temporary employees, staff transport, staff food).
Food safety and specifications
Internal and external Audits
Supporting Activities (Sales and Production).
Decision making authority and controls
Internal and external work relationships
Reference Pheann du Tiot (Sales Director)
Ross Richardson (MD)
John Heritage (Production Director).


January 2007 - January 2008

Supplier of Leather Products
Supplier of Leather Products (DIY riempie kit) to customers.
Bought full leather hides and cut it in leather strips with strap cutting machine that I bought.
Use the riempies to produce a DIY kid that I created for self help customers Replace riempies and cane on chairs and benches.
Restore furniture

Production Manager

Intermayo Macadamias

January 2006 - December 2008

Full Function
Production Flow (Control)
Prepare and dispatch final product to International destinations
Uphold high standard of production specifications
Policies and procedures
Maintain HACCP standards (audits)
Manage staff (110 season workers)
Training of staff
Interviews and appointments
Disciplinary Actions
Reporting to top management regarding progress of set targets
Identify problem areas and solution implementation
Reference Peet du Plessis, Johan Lindeque (MD) or PJ Venter
013 733 4600


Supplier of Leather Products

October 1998 - December 2003

(DIY riempie kit) to the Obaro group.
Bought full leather hides and cut it in leather strips with strap cutting machine that I bought.
Use the riempies to produce a DIY kid that I created for self help customers Replace riempies and cane on chairs and benches.
Restore furniture

Provide Basic and Junior Leaders Training


September 1991 - September 1998

to soldiers (see courses attended)
SO3 Foreign Relations:
Booking and arrangements for members to attend International Seminars
Attend to Foreign Attaché's visits to RSA
Reference Yvette Killian
(012) 671 05911

Liquor store Manager

Western Province Cellars

May 1989 - August 1991

Full Function which includes the following responsibilities:
Opening and closing of the shop.
Buying of different products from selected suppliers
Manage staff members (appointments, dismissals, promotions and personal issues)
Control over cashing up (shorts and over)
Receiving of deliveries
Dispatch orders for delivery
Stock take
Admin duties (management reports wrt sales and targets, transfer of stock when others shops within the company runs short)
Theft prevention
Control over delivery vehicles
Shop layout
Customer support
Supplying of liquor and accessories to functions

Process Controller


August 1982 - April 1989

(2 years):
Started as Learner Process Controller, promoted to Assistant and then Process Controller.
Control of a chemical plant (Phenosolphan) which includes the following duties:
Knowledge the different dangerous gasses, the process flow and the final products.
First aid
Taking samples
Taking hourly readings
Monitoring process flow and warning signs on computer and making adjustments when necessary.
Shut downs (maintenance)
Admin Officer (4 years, 8 months):
Payrolls (Manual processing of clock cards)
Access control
Data capturing
Payment of allowances
Putting new employees on the system
Reconciling the payroll
Print of payslips
Corrections on payments
Payments to 3 parties (UIF, Tax, Pension ect)
Wage adjustments due to promotions
Reference Jan Jacobs
017 614 7606

Qualifications & Certifications

Basic Training

Hoogenhout High School

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