Quality Controller - Soft Fruit

Location Herefordshire
Discipline: Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££12.50 - £13.50 per hour + Shared Accommodation Available if Required
Contact name: Kate Moxon

Contact email: kate@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 16682 KM_1718628324
Published: 20 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Quality Controller - Soft Fruit
Vacancy Ref: 16682 KM

The Company:
A soft fruit production business.

The Job Role:
An exciting opportunity is available for a Quality Controller who will contribute to the overall efficient running of a Packhouse as well as ensuring that quality produce is delivered for consumers.

Salary: From £12.50 per hour + shared accommodation available if required


Working Hours: 40 - 48 hours per week + Overtime.

Key Responsibilities:

Completion of daily, weekly and monthly Quality Control check forms

Thorough understanding of the Quality Management System

Monitoring of approved variety lists

Preparation of customer samples as and when required

Ensure Packhouse is clean at the end of each day and raw material is correctly stored in cold store

Assisting on the production line as and when required

Speaking to auditors (BRC, Red Tractor, Tesco etc) about job role and demonstrating tasks completed, explain what happens if issue arises)

Ensuring product quality is maintained throughout the supply chain

Working closely with the field team to ensure equality issues are promptly feedback and action plans are created.

Candidate Skills and Requirements:
Previous experience of Quality Control would be preferable

Process driven with a keen eye for detail

Computer literate; including Microsoft Office

Good communication skills; verbal and written

Flexible and proactive work ethic


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Please send your CV to; Kate Moxon - Managing Director

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