QA Assistant – Mat Cover

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to upcoming maternity leave, they are currently seeking a QA Assistant to join them on a 1 year fixed term contract to start asap.

The QA Assistant will be responsible for dealing with fruit quality and labelling issues as they occur, carrying out tests and checks and ensure any failures are documented appropriately.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring 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.

The ideal candidate will have:

Previous experience working in a similar role, preferably within the fresh produce industry.
The ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible manner.
Excellent personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees.
Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership skills.
The ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate.
The ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational
and cultural boundaries.
A proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests.
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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business on a year’s fixed term contract with the potential to stay on after this period. Hours for this role are 40 hours a week working 5 days on, 2 days off with a flexible shift pattern between the hours of 7am – 7pm. A competitive basic salary plus bonus and excellent benefits are also on offer.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Supply Chain Coordinator – FMCG

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator to join their established team.

The Supply Chain Coordinator will be responsible for:

Monitoring post-delivery and any issues arising from completed Customer orders
Liaising with all areas of the business
Liaising and building relationships with external parties including hauliers and
other suppliers
Collating data related to Customer orders
Supporting Trading Managers and Procurement
Collation and management of forecasts
Allocate and Process relevant customer orders throughout the day
Distribute and communicate haulage detail and amendments
Maintain relevant customer programmes and order requirements
Post-delivery administration

The ideal candidate will have:

Knowledge of Industry Systems including Import Duty, Quotas, Intrastat and
CFSP etc advantageous but not essential
Previous administration & sales office experience required, ideally from an FMCG or fresh produce background
Positive, outgoing & friendly personality
Good mind for mathematical problems & logical thinking
Methodical approach
Ability to work systematically with a keen eye for detail
Good computer skills (Microsoft products mainly – Prophet experience an
advantage)
Ability to work alone, using own initiative and as part of a team as required
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, planning time & priorities
Willingness to work unsocial hours & including Weekend’s and Bank Holidays where required

The role operates on a shift pattern, hours will be Monday to Friday split start times on a rota 6.30am to 3.30pm and 8am to 5pm. Saturday and Sunday (you will get 2 days back in lieu) 6.30am to 3.30pm. On call rota is also in place 7 days a week up to 9pm.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career progression, training and development. A competitive salary is on offer coupled with an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday, travel insurance, life insurance, critical illness cover, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, contributory pension scheme and an annual bonus of 10% of your basic salary.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…

QA Assistant – Mat Cover

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to upcoming maternity leave, they are currently seeking a QA Assistant to join them on a 1 year fixed term contract to start asap.

The QA Assistant will be responsible for dealing with fruit quality and labelling issues as they occur, carrying out tests and checks and ensure any failures are documented appropriately.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring 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.

The ideal candidate will have:

Previous experience working in a similar role, preferably within the fresh produce industry.
The ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible manner.
Excellent personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees.
Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership skills.
The ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate.
The ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational
and cultural boundaries.
A proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests.
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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business on a year’s fixed term contract with the potential to stay on after this period. Hours for this role are 5 days on, 2 days off 7am-7pm with flexibility. A competitive basic salary plus bonus and excellent benefits are also on offer.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…

Intake Quality Controller – Days

Are you an experienced Quality Controller looking for a new challenge? We are working with one of the UK’s leading fresh produce distribution centres who work with both national and global growers and supply to some of the biggest retailers in the UK. Due to huge growth, they are seeking an experience Intake Quality Controller to join their team based near Sittingbourne. This role has fantastic hours of Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm with no shift pattern.

The Intake Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all products arriving on site are checked against customer requirements and reported accurately.
Ensuring that any temperature abuse or other issues that can seriously affect product quality are immediately reported to the customer.
Effectively communicate to customers where necessary.
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to a Key Operative or Production Support Manager.
To work efficiently and effectively ensuring that you contribute to the daily Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) of the department as set by the Intake & Ripening Manager and the needs of the business.
To maintain high levels of hygiene and housekeeping through the clean as you go policy.
To clearly communicate between all colleagues in your team and your Line Manager in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will have:

Quality control experience
Fresh produce knowledge
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment
Good planning and organisational skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Results focussed
Excellent Team working
Flexibility in thinking and approach
Driving for excellence
Customer understanding
Thoroughness/attention to detail
Analytical thinking
Measure of Performance/Key Deliverables:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing business that can offer ongoing training and progression. Hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and salary is £21,525 per annum. Benefits include company pension scheme, 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), free onsite parking.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…