Quality Control Planner

Posted 4 months ago

A leading Fresh Produce company are looking for a Planner to join their team….This is a great chance to join a well known and highly respected player in the Fruit Industry

The Planner would ideally have a strong background in Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Rotation / Allocation and job instructions including exceptional jobs, based on RAG status
  • Specs including label sheets, labelling and packaging approval
  • Tracking exceptional costs
  • Support third party packers on the execution of the jobs instructed and yield targets set
  • Trigger claims on arrival / stock review / on the line
  • Trigger temperature abuse protocol
  • Quality management (RAG status) on arrival including reporting to suppliers / source offices
  • Quality management during residency cycle including hit lists to align customers’ and commercial expectations.
  • Stock reviews
  • Support third party packers on customer and audit visits
  • Stock and job queries
  • Sign off PAC
  • Analyse quality reports / information / insight from suppliers, source offices and customers including customer depots to drive continuous improvement

The role profile outlines the essential elements of the position of Product Manager. It is intended to identify key elements of the role but is not exhaustive and will be subject to revision as and when required. Where necessary additional duties may be delegated by the Commercial Manager / Head of Technical

The role’s performance will be assessed and measured by:

  • Yield
  • Service
  • Residency

The role’s key relationships:

  • Reports to Commercial Manager / Head of Ops / Head of Technical
  • Packhouses and Quality / Production teams
  • Planner
  • Commercial Assistant
  • Source teams

What is needed to be successful in this role:

  • Curious – never stop looking for better ways of doing things
  • Nimble – Fast paced industry
  • Accuracy – We are Snipers not Skeet shooters
  • Detailed – The Devil is in the detail!
  • Timeliness – a deadline is a deadline
  • Time flexible – there is going to be quiet days but there is going to be lot of action on other days guaranteed!
  • Embrace data – fact-based decision on analysis & customer insight
  • Pressure – behaving the same in adversity & prosperity
  • Attitude – can do but not gung-ho

We would expect you to have experience in a similar role within the Fresh Produce or Food Industry to apply

Please contact Frank or Georgina to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role

Job Features

Job CategoryQA Assistant, QC, Quality Assurance, Quality Control
SalaryCirca £25,000
Job NumberF51

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