Quality Technician

Farnborough, Hampshire
£22,000 - £25,000
04 Dec 2018
01 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About R&G Fresh Herbs…

R&G Herbs is the UK's leading fresh cut herb supplier working with one of the leading Supermarkets as well as with UK retail, foodservice and wholesale markets.

As growers, packers and distributors, R&G is a long established market leader in sourcing and supplying a comprehensive range of fully accredited herbs and fresh ingredients.

About the Role…

Reporting to the Technical Manager the Quality Technologist will ensure that product safety, legality and quality, is in line with brand, customer and third party requirements whilst effectively implementing QMS and maintaining the “audit ready” factory at all times. 

You will assess product quality and adherence to specifications throughout process (goods intake, storage, grading & weighing, packing, picking). Report findings, advise on sourcing and drive quality improvements.

Support continuous improvement by investigating internal audit findings, customer complaints to root cause and driving actions and shelf life test finished products.

Support continuous improvement by delivering specific internal training. 

Assist with management of outsourced services (cleaning, pest control, lab testing and support site waste minimisation program; identify opportunities to reduce waste. 

Assist with external audits or visits and support HACCP/TACCP Teams and QMS review as requested. 

About you…

Our ideal candidate will ideally have experience of working within a Fresh Produce environment with a Quality / Technical function. 

An understanding of BRC and HACCP is essential.  Full product training will be provided and if required the support of External training.

Working hours: 0600 to 1430 Sunday to Thursday

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