McCain Foods: General Worker

Position Title: General Worker: Rogueing
Position Type: Regular – Full-Time ​
Position Location: Delmas
Grade: Grade 01
Requisition ID: 27112

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of a General Worker: Rouging to be based at the McCain Delmas site, Mpumalanga. The successful candidate will report to the Team Leader.


The purpose of the job is to walk through a potato field daily, for a period of +/- 8 weeks and identify unhealthy and mixed plants and weeds. Remove the unhealthy plants and their tubers and discard them at the end of the field. During the harvesting and planting the rougher will assist at the seed store with receiving, grading, bagging, and general work.

Walk the field and remove sick plants with their tubers.
Give feedback on what was removed in the field during the rouging field walks.
During out of season, assist with bagging and grading in Seed Stores.
Assist with general work when the need arises.


Grade 12 or Equivalent
Experience in working with potato seed.
Read and write.
Good communication.
Team player.
Able to walk long distances.
Able to distinguish visually between healthy plants and unhealthy plants.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

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Job Family: Agriculture
Division: South Africa
Department: ​Potato Roguing ​
Location(s): ZA – South Africa : Mpumalanga : Delmas || ZA – South Africa : Eastern Cape : Port Elizabeth || ZA – South Africa : Free State : Bloemfontein || ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Bapsfontein || ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Bedfordview || ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Bronkhorstspruit || ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Johannesburg || ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Katlehong || ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Springs || ZA – South Africa : KwaZulu-Natal : Durban || ZA – South Africa : Limpopo : Marble Hall || ZA – South Africa : North West : Lichtenburg || ZA – South Africa : Other : Reference job description || ZA – South Africa : Western Cape : CapeTown || ZA – South Africa : Western Cape : George

Company: McCain Foods (S Africa)

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