Skilled Operator : VKB Group

Job Description

  • Crown Bag (Pty) Ltd is a packing material manufacturer situated in Harrismith in the Eastern Free State. Crown Bag (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of VKB Landbou(Pty) Ltd and part of the VKB Group.
  • The investment in this company is in line with the Group’s strategy to focus on integration opportunities in the agricultural value chain and results in a decrease in input costs for producers.

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Responsible for setting and running a printer and bag machine
  • Responsible for the quality of the bags being produced
  • Strict time keeping
  • Record all production and waste
  • Able to identify problems on the bags (training will be provided)
  • Responsible for housekeeping in area of work
  • Prepared to work in different departments when required to


  • Grade 12/ NQF4
  • At least 2 years’ working experience on a flexographic printer and Gusset Bag Machine
  • Prepared to work alternate day and night shifts
  • Own transport with valid driver’s license
  • Prepared to work on Saturdays when required to do so
  • Mechanical / technical background OR fitting qualification will be advantageous
  • Required to assist the maintenance team with breakdowns on machine