QA Assistant

Posted 3 weeks ago

A well-known and internationally successful Fresh Produce company are looking to expand their QA / Technical team with a QA Assistant

Key Performance Areas 

To deal with fruit quality and labelling issues as they occur, carrying out tests and checks and ensure any failures are documented appropriately.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensure that all packing area Standard Operating Procedures are being followed as required.
  • Assist with the development of new packing processes and quality management procedures.
  • To support operations teams and other departments where required.
  • To carry out sample preparation process and assist Technical team when required.
  • To have a comprehensive understanding of customer specifications and packing requirements.
  • To liaise with production management and ensure that all procedures are being followed as required and all staff trained appropriately.
  • To support QA manager and QA supervisors where required.
  • To ensure that packed product is within customer specifications and complete required positive realise checks.
  • To complete Intake quality assessments when required and send reports to suppliers daily.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

Person Specification

  •  Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
  • Experience working in a Quality Assurance / Quality Control position
  • A understand and some experience working in the Fresh Produce or Fresh Food experience
  • Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
  • Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
  •  Well developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
  • Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills
  • Creativity
  •  Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
  •  Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  • Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
  • Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  • Very good organisational skills
  • Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel

Key Relationship : QA Manager

Send over a CV to / or call Frank or Georgina on 07734 861 080 / 01273 720 599 to discuss this opportunity.

Job Features

Job CategoryQuality Assurance Assistant
TypeFull Time
LocationMaidstone, Kent
SalaryCompetitive + Benenfits
Job NumberF99

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