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René van der Merwe

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Loxton Irrigation / Besproeiing, Stellenbosch 


  • Hantering van aankope vir die tak / Handling of procurement for the branch;
  • Fokus op bevoorrading en alle fasette van voorraadbeheer / Focus on supply and all aspects of stock control;
  • Deurlopende bediening van kliënte met, onder andere, produk- spesifieke advies / Continuous service to customers with, amongst others, product specific advice;
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Irrigation Technician

Irrico - Eastern Cape

The Irrigation Technician will be required to work with the Team in all aspects of irrigation within the region to support the overall objectives of The Company.

  • Minimum Grade 12 level qualification
  • At least 2 years experience in agricultural irrigation related activities
  • Irrigation design experience will be an advantage
  • Experience in centre pivot installation and maintenance will be given preference
  • Electrical and/or electronic experience will be an advantage
  • Proven computer skills will be an advantage
  • Must be a team player, with a willingness to learn and posses good organisational skills
  • Candidates must have good communication skills, and present a tidy, friendly and courteous disposition towards customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • An agricultural background will be preferable
  • Candidate must be based in the Cookhouse / Somerset East/Cradock area


  • Grow the company’s irrigation footprint throughout the Eastern Cape
  • Manage and oversee turnkey irrigation projects
  • Service and maintain existing irrigation projects
  • Service and repair centre pivot irrigation systems
  • Install borehole pumps, centrifugal pumps and filtration stations
  • Provide technical support and service to customers
  • Adhere to the Company administrative protocols with regards to quoting, ordering, supplying, billing etc.

The Company will offer a competitive performance based salary structure, including a company vehicle.
Candidates who meet the requirements may forward a covering letter and CV to by no later than 31 March 2020.
(If you have not been contacted by 30 April 2020, you may deem your application as having been unsuccessful)

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Irrigation Design Opportunity

New Zealand

We are looking for an experienced Irrigation Designer with a least five years of Experience in Agricultural and Landscape Irrigation. The position is in the beautiful Bay of Plenty in New Zealand at Mount Maunganui voted New Zealand’s best beach, which already has a large South African community. In taking this position you will be supplied with a permanent job offer subject to a 90 day trial period, with which you can complete the immigration process as required by New Zealand Immigration. We are looking for someone who can fit in with our growing team and who enjoys a varied work with the ability to articulate the technical aspects of a water system and irrigation in a clear and easily understandable way

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