Production Operative – FMCG

We are currently working with a leading FMCG business based in Paddock Wood.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Production Operative to join their team. The Production Operative will be responsible for all aspects of day to day operations processing from material supply to the packing of finished goods.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring all documentation is completed and recorded accurately.
Ensuring all paperwork, product, labels are correct and samples taken when appropriate.
Checking stock is clean before use and labelled correctly.
Carrying out cleaning duties and replenish stock as and when required.
Handling material safely in line with company policies, Health & Safety and HACCP plan.
Operating the safe use of fork lift trucks and ensure checks are completed on relevant vehicles.
Contributing to a good approach to Food Safety, Health & Hygiene, HACCP and Quality and ensure all relevant regulations are met.
Exhibiting a wide awareness of COSHH, risk assessment and general process safety.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment.
Fork Lift Driver.
Great attention to detail.
Knowledge of food production (advantageous)

Hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 8am-4pm or 7am-3pm. Benefits include company pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, an extra day off on your birthday, free parking, career progression.

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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Fresh Produce Technologist

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

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Technologist to work with Operational and Quality teams to drive a culture of compliance and adherence to standards within the business.

The Technologist will be responsible for:

-Working closely with Operational, Quality and other teams on site to ensure full understanding, acceptance and compliance with the required standards.
-Support the Technical Manager to ensure that the site is audit ready at all times holding teams to account for their performance.
-Assisting the Technical Manager with HACCP, QA Management Standards and Technical documentation on site contributing to create and maintain a single business standard.
-Support the Technical Manager with the internal audit schedule.
-Play a key part in internal auditing.
-Ensuring all testing relating to the Quality Management System is carried out as per the schedule.
-Hosting Technical 3rd party audits and visits.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

-Degree qualified in Food Science or Agricultural based studies or equivalent work based experience.
-Attention to detail.
-Excellent communication skills.
-At least 1 years’ experience in a Technical role.
-Minimum of Level 2 HACCP and Food Safety (Level 3 desirable).
-Internal auditing qualification.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing progression and career development.

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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Assistant QA Manager – Fresh Produce

Our client is a leading distributor of fresh produce across the UK. Having been established for multiple years, they are showing rapid growth even during the current climate. Due to this success, they are now seeking an experienced Assistant QA Manager to join their team based near Sittingbourne.

The Assistant QA Manager will lead, engage and develop the quality team including intake, production and distribution. They will also be responsible for ensuring products arriving on site are checked and meet customer quality requirements.

Responsibilities will include:

Effectively and proactively manage and develop the site QC teams ensuring cross functional cover.
Ensure that continuous improvement/best practice as well as effective team working is a priority for all.
Oversee and arrange Quality meetings.
Ensure all products meet food safety, legal, quality and customer requirements.
Ensure that the site meets its Quality Service Level (QSL) targets.
Ensure the site is audit ready at all times.
Have input into creating/reviewing factory based technical procedures.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

HACCP, auditing and food safety qualifications are advantageous.
Experience of managing a team and supporting and developing direct reports.
Knowledge of the fresh produce sector
At least 2 years’ previous experience in a Quality management role (eg. at QA Supervisor level or above).

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that can offer ongoing career development coupled with a competitive salary. Hours for this role can be either 6am-6pm or 7am-7pm 4 on 4 off with some flexibility to cover the odd night shift.

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…