Quality Controller (Fresh Produce)

Posted 1 month ago

Job Vacancy

Job Title               QC

Reports to           QC Team Leader and then to Quality Assurance Manager

We have a vacancy for a QC to join our clients busy Fresh Produce business in Kent.

The Role

The main requirement of this role involves assessing and QC testing of incoming fresh produce along with the QC team.

  • Reporting to the QC Team Leader
  • Carry out daily product inspections on arrival.
  • To conduct internal audits.
  • Communicating information to team members, to have a thorough and effective shift handover.
  • To ensure equipment is operational and relevant checks are made and maintained.
  • General Housekeeping
  • Assisting our customers in produce reselection.
  • On some occasions you may be asked to help Warehouse in some duties ( e.g. Inbound and outbound loading, Order picking and pallet building, Stock running)
  • To promote harmonious and effective working relationships both internally and externally, ensuring excellent customer service through a combination of communication and team work.

The Person

Own transport required owing to location

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in fresh produce industry. (Packing lines/Warehouse)
  • Experience in Quality Control position on in-loading will be beneficial.
  • Technically capable, the chosen candidates will need to be IT literate and demonstrate competencies of operating/understanding spreadsheets. Education to a minimum GCSE (C+ grade) in both English and Maths.
  • Great communication skills and be able to easily build rapport with other colleagues and liaise confidently at all levels.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi task and prioritise.
  • React positively and flexibly to the changing needs in the overall working environment and individual role.
  • Flexible approach to duties and hours of work to meet the needs of the business on a day by day basis
  • Able to work sole and as part of a team
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work, but more importantly prioritise and make decisions, under pressure.
  • This position would suit to someone who would like to take a new opportunity or is looking to develop a career in the fresh produce industry.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary (subject to experience)
  • 28 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
  • Brilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and long term career prospects

The requirement would be at both their depots in Kent. 

Full time, working  8.00-17.00  on rota basis, including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Please contact Frank or Georgina to discuss the role and your experience on 01273 720599. Please send over a CV to info@fmkconsulting.co (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

TypeFull Time
SalaryCompetitive DOE
Job Numberf19

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