Careers

CAREER opportunities

As a leading and fast growing vegetable seedling company that utilises only the very latest seedling nursery and international grafting technology, a career at Hishtil creates a sought after platform to enhance knowledge and further develop global agricultural skills.

Hishtil became the first nursery in South Africa to achieve GlobalGap accreditation which proves that we have a leading approach to the food safety of seedlings. Hishtil is therefore in the forefront of the specialised agriculture growing industry in SA, creating an agricultural career environment unsurpassed by any other vegetable seedling company in South Africa.

Hishtil staff is made up by dynamic and pro-active plant people who are service orientated and function effectively in groups. Although we place high value on teamwork, we always encourage individual growth, independent thinking and good self-regulating work ethics within all team-efforts.

Hishtil offers current and future employees career stability and expertise development within an ever-growing and stimulating agricultural environment.


Vacancies at Hishtil

HORTICULTURIST / AGRONOMIST

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY (TZANEEN AREA)

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Commercial seedling production according to international quality standards
  • Implementation and monitoring of irrigation and pest control programs
  • Guidance and management of the cultivation team
  • Maintain and manage growing supporting systems
  • Responsible for research and development programs within the company
  • Be able to give strategic inputs to the company.

Requirements:

  • Honours / Master’s Degree in agriculture or horticulture
  • Min of 2 years’ experience in vegetable farming
  • Be able to lead and motivate a specialised group people.
  • Computer Literacy (word, excel, power point)
  • Fluent in English & Afrikaans: write and speak
  • Ability to work in a team, delegate and follow up.
  • Valid driver’s licence & Own Transport

Salary package negotiable.

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information,contact Ariel Kadury at 015 395 4034
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 16/10/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


Industrial Engineer

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, process lines & flows
  • Site, Mechanical Maintenance & automation processes
  • Planning & execution of construction projects
  • Maintain & planning of the budget
  • Preventative Maintenance plan
  • Machinery research & development

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Industrial Engineering with required Engineering registration at ECSA
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience
  • Computer literacy (MS office package: Excel, Word & Outlook E-mail)
  • Good Management & communication skills
  • A meticulous and well-structured person
  • The ability to integrate with a team
  • Fluent in English & Afrikaans: write and speak
  • Own Transport

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Ilze Goosen at 015 395 4034
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


JNR INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, process lines & flows
  • Site, Mechanical Maintenance & automation processes
  • Planning & execution construction projects
  • Maintain & planning of the budget
  • Preventative Maintenance plan
  • Machinery research & development

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Industrial Engineering with required Engineering license (Red Seal)
  • Practical experience will be regarded as an advantage.
  • Computer literacy (MS office package: Excel, Word & Outlook E-mail)
  • Good Management & communication skills
  • A meticulous and well-structured person
  • The ability to integrate with a team
  • Fluent in English & Afrikaans: write and speak
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Own Transport

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Ilze Goosen 015 395 4034
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


MAINTENANCE MILLWRIGHT

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Greenhouse equipment maintenance
  • Maintain electrical equipment on machinery
  • Mechanical maintenance of machinery
  • Project Management Skills
  • Implementing safety Procedures in the work place
  • Manage technical team under his supervision
  • 24 Hour breakdown & assistance
  • Execute preventative maintenance plan
  • Diagnostics and interpretation of multi-disciplinary problems (fault finding)
  • Fleet maintenance management

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year practical experience
  • Grade 12 with relevant skills
  • Computer literacy (MS office package: Excel, Word & Outlook E-mail)
  • Good communication skills
  • A meticulous and well-structured person
  • The ability to integrate with a team
  • Fluent in English
  • Drivers licence
  • Willing to work hard

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Ilze Goosen 015 395 4034
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Greenhouse equipment maintenance
  • Maintain electrical equipment on machinery
  • Mechanical maintenance of machinery
  • Project Management Skills
  • Implementing safety Procedures in the work place
  • Manage technical team under his supervision
  • 24 Hour breakdown & assistance
  • Execute preventative maintenance plan
  • Diagnostics and interpretation of multi-disciplinary problems (fault finding)
  • Fleet maintenance management

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year practical experience
  • Grade 12 with relevant skills
  • Computer literacy (MS office package: Excel, Word & Outlook E-mail)
  • Good communication skills
  • A meticulous and well-structured person
  • The ability to integrate with a team
  • Fluent in English
  • Drivers licence
  • Willing to work hard

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Ilze Goosen 015 395 4034
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 11/10/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


JNR PRODUCTION RESPONSIBLE

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR RIEBEEK WEST NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Yearly Commercial seedling production according to international quality standards
  • Daily planning and implementation of production tasks
  • Guide and manage the production team
  • Maintain and manage production protocols and growing supporting systems

Requirements:

  • A tertiary Qualification in agriculture or horticulture
  • Min of 2 years’ experience in intensive vegetable farming
  • Computer Literacy (word, excel, power point )
  • Fluent in English & Afrikaans: write and speak
  • Ability to work in a team, delegate and follow up.
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Own Transport

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Roné Strauss on 022 461 2508
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBLE

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR RIEBEEK WEST NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • GH Structure maintenance
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Project Management Skills
  • Implementing safety Procedures in the work place
  • Manage Maintenance team under his supervision
  • 24 Hour breakdown & assistance
  • Execute preventative maintenance plan

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 with 3 years relevant experience
  • Computer literacy (MS office package: Excel, Word & Outlook E-mail)
  • Good communication skills
  • A meticulous and well-structured person
  • The ability to integrate with a team
  • Fluent in English
  • Drivers licence
  • Willing to work hard

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Roné Strauss on 022 461 2508
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


SEEDLING GROWER

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Yearly Commercial seedling production according to international quality standards
  • Daily planning and implementation of irrigation and pest control program
  • Guide and manage the cultivation team
  • Maintain and manage growing supporting systems
  • Execute company Research and Development program

Requirements:

  • Masters/Honours Degree in agriculture or horticulture
  • Min of 2 years’ experience in intensive vegetable farming
  • Computer Literacy (word, excel, power point )
  • Fluent in English & Afrikaans: write and speak
  • Ability to work in a team, delegate and follow up.
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Own Transport

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Eloise Maartens at 015 395 40347
Or E-mail eloisem@hishtilsa.com
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


SALES & TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE

HISHTIL SOUTH AFRICA, A LEADING VEGETABLE SEEDLING PRODUCER IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE, HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT OUR MOOKETSI NURSERY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Recruiting new business
  • Maintaining of existing client base
  • Professional field support
  • Report to National Sales Manager

Requirements:

  • Minimum qualification National Diploma Agriculture (or equivalent).
  • Relevant sales experience will be an advantage
  • Reliable, proactive & energetic
  • Able to work independently
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans
  • Computer literate
  • Code 8 Driver’s License

Please submit your CV to Ilze Goosen by:
Fax: 086 641 5132 or by E-mail: hr@hishtilsa.com
For more information contact: Eloise Maartens at 015 395 40347
Or E-mail eloisem@hishtilsa.com
Alternatively visit our website: www.hishtilsa.com
Closing date: 15/11/2017
Only suitable CV’s will be considered


If you are interested in joining the dynamic Hishtil SA team please
forward your CV to Ilze Goosen – ilze@hishtilsa.com