Citrus Farm Manager


Curriculem Vitae of Riaan Lemmer


Title:                                       Mr.

Surname:                              Lemmer

Full Names:                         Riaan

Known As:                           Lemmer

I.D Number:                         8303275070084

Age:                                       31

Physical Address:             Miami no 7, Eiland road, Letsitele,0885

Contact Number:                0832531586

Other Number:                    0832613737

Gender:                                 Male

Nationality:                           South-African

Marital Status:                     Married

Dependents:                        3

Driver’s License:                C1

Home Language:               Afrikaans

Other Language:                English

Health Status:                     Excellent

Criminal Records:             None



Institution:                            ATLANTIS ONLINE COMPUTER SCHOOL

High school or equivalent Atlantis High Online, Port Noloth, Northern Cape 01/2000 to 12/2000

Highest Qualification         Grade 12

Year Obtained:                    2000

Subjects:                              Afrikaans, English, Mathematics, Business Studies

Computer Typing, Economics


                                Good Computer skills

                                                * Microsoft Word

                                                * Exel


Company / Situated           Ratho Boerdery

Position                                Assistant Farm manager


Duty / Responsibility
o   Managing farm labor, general maintenance, irrigation

Quality control of crocodile skins, Penns and sanitation.
Supervising production teams, schedules.
Temperature regulation in hatching facilities
Working within set budgets and production means

Reason for leaving            Better offer

References                          Jaco Nel

                                                Cell: 082 941 7208



Company / Situated           Henley Citrus

Position                                Assistant Farm Manager


Duty / Responsibility        

Quality control
Problem solving
Repairs and maintenance
Managing production sessions
Ordering of stock
Controlling of stock
Degreening facility
Daily Floor counts
Control sheets of cash sales
Control sheets of logistics

Moved to Henley Nursery

Position        Manager.


Duty / Responsibility

·         Managing and delegating of labor

·         Overseeing chemical spray programs

·         Overseeing irrigation programs

·         Actively involved in all production processes

·         Planning and executing new development and projects

·         Dealing with clients

·         Keeping record by means of spreadsheets of al systems, tree counts, orders, deliveries, stock and production, supplies

·         Setting up of weekly and monthly budgets and following through

·         During 2014 the nursery obtained full CRI certification under my management


Other Qualifications:

                 Du Roi-IPM Pest scouting course

Storing of chemicals

References              Henry Wolff

                                    083 231 2958


Company / Situated           CPJ ERASMUS LETSITELE

Position                                 Farm Manager

 6/2014 to 02/2017

Duty / Responsibility

·         My duties were to oversee and manage the planting and produce of Citrus and peppers

·         Working with the supervisors and laborers to oversee 300ha of quality produce.



I am able to handle multiple task and problem solving on a daily basis, My Day-Day Duties as the Production Manager is as follow: Crop Management, planting and produce, Overseeing recruitment and training of new laborer’s. I am always eager to take on new tasks and most of all, I am passionate about farming,




Company / Situated           Nouvelle La Cotte Citrus

Position                                Citrus Farm Production Manager

                                                Citrus Nursery Manager

02/2017 to Present


Duty / Responsibility         Managing of the farm the labor: picking teams, general workers, irrigation systems and general maintenance








·         As the production manager my day-day duties is to oversee that the production and labor at the farm of 500ha citrus runs smoothly and without any problems.

·         Working together with a team of Supervisors and about 340 laborer’s and 200 pickers during picking season to ensure that production quality is up to standard and adheres to the Global Gap safety and quality regulations.

·         Whilst erecting and starting and citrus nursery from the ground-up. Today producing 500 000 trees in different cultivars of Citrus, with the 2nd year in a row exporting with DOLE over 810 000 cartons overseas.


References: Erika van der Scyff

HR Manager

083 550 7205



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