Quality Control / Fresh Produce / Kent
We are working with a leading fresh produce packer, supplying into the retail sector. They are looking to recruit an experienced QC to join the team, within this role you will assist with ensuring that an efficient and effective quality control service is provided so that customer requirements are continually achieved and that product quality communication back to the team and its growers / suppliers is timely and accurate.
To ensure all products are inspected and assessed in line with inspection procedures.
Ensure that arrivals of product are inspected and assessed according to customer requirements.
Support the Commercial team by providing accurate QC information.
To develop and maintain a sustainable, balanced working relationship between service providers from a quality and production perspective.
To ensure all intake reports are completed accurately and filed correctly and communicated to the relevant Commercial team, Quality Manager and supplier in a timely manner.
Ensure working areas are clean and to an acceptable standard.
Technical knowledge and experience of fresh produce industry ideally Fruit.
Good I.T. Proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, Navision).
Works effectively - tackling immediate demands decisively, whilst retaining a broad awareness of emerging requirements. Demonstrates a good sense of priorities, structures workload effectively and delivers consistently good results.
Able to communicate effectively, employing tact and discretion and demonstrating a genuine desire to provide a good service.
Willingness to be hands on, work as part of a flexible team providing support or cover for colleagues.
Demonstrating an understanding of the business, processes and system procedures.
Some operational experience and an understanding of commercial requirements would be beneficial.
Full driving licence and car required.
For further information please contact Luan Harrison on 01780 480530