Production / Industrial Cleaner – FMCG

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 Production Cleaners to join their team in Maidstone on a permanent basis.

The Production Cleaners will be responsible for working as part of the Engineering Team and will support the Shift Maintenance Engineer with some preventative maintenance.

The role is predominantly a deep cleaning role which will involve removing guards and barriers under the supervision of the Shift Engineer and cleaning production machinery.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the cleaning schedule is adhered to, to minimise the uptime of production machinery so far is reasonably practicable.
To carry out preventative maintenance as directed by Shift Maintenance Engineers.
To carry out tasks with due regard to the cleaning specification and all legislation including Health & Safety and Personal Hygiene.
To ensure correct materials, equipment and methods are always used and equipment is kept clean and in good working order. Report faulty machinery/equipment immediately.
To use every effort to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all departments and colleagues.
Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences and near misses to your Manager.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Good written and spoken English.
Good dexterity and the ability to use basic hand tools.
Must be self-motivated and can work unsupervised.
Must possess a genuine desire to maintain and clean machinery.
COSHH Awareness.
Excellent attention to detail.

Permanent, Full Time
4 day on, 4 days off

Summer – 10am – 10pm
Winter – 6pm – 6am

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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Intake Quality Controller – FMCG

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Intake Quality Controller to ensure all incoming produce meets all business requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Intake Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensure that all arrivals are inspected as per the relevant intake protocol
Ensure that all aspects of product quality are accurately reported to the customers and business
Ensure 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 Intake Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

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

Hours for this role are 7am to 7pm on a 4 on/4 off shift rota.

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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Production and Data Planner – FMCG

Our client is a leading distributor of fresh produce across the UK. Having been established for almost 10 years, they are showing rapid growth even during the current climate. Due to this success, they are now seeking a Production and Data Planner to join their site near Sittingbourne.

The Production and Data Planner will be responsible for controlling and maintaining accurate production planning processes across the business, ensuring complete and deliverable scheduling of all products and production lines.

Responsibilities will include:

Creating a rolling 7 day forecast in ERP using Scheduler tools and customer forecasts/insight.
Ensuring a refined/final production plan is in place for following day, taking internal and external factors into account.
Submit daily shift labour requirements to support delivery of the plan.
Work and communicate with customers to enable stock arrivals/quality issues/job types to be built into the production plan.
Provide full communication to the business around volume planning/actuals and ensure understanding of impacts to the plan.
Ensuring key master data tables in ERP are up to date and reviewed on a weekly basis.
Reporting on key performance metrics for shift performance.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a planning role within a fresh produce/fmcg business.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Have a strong character coupled with being a fast learner.
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines.
Be organised and methodical in your approach.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business that can offer ongoing progression and development. Hours for this role will be 6am-6pm on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

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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Quality Controller – Fresh Produce

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

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

Hours for this role are 6am to 6pm on a 4 on/4 off shift rota.

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…

Maintenance Support Technician – FMCG

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 Production Cleaners to join their team in Maidstone on a permanent basis.

The Production Cleaners will be responsible for working as part of the Engineering Team and will support the Shift Maintenance Engineer with some preventative maintenance.

The role is predominantly a deep cleaning role which will involve removing guards and barriers under the supervision of the Shift Engineer and cleaning production machinery.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the cleaning schedule is adhered to, to minimise the uptime of production machinery so far is reasonably practicable.
To carry out preventative maintenance as directed by Shift Maintenance Engineers.
To carry out tasks with due regard to the cleaning specification and all legislation including Health & Safety and Personal Hygiene.
To ensure correct materials, equipment and methods are always used and equipment is kept clean and in good working order. Report faulty machinery/equipment immediately.
To use every effort to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all departments and colleagues.
Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences and near misses to your Manager.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Good written and spoken English.
Good dexterity and the ability to use basic hand tools.
Must be self-motivated and can work unsupervised.
Must possess a genuine desire to maintain and clean machinery.
COSHH Awareness.
Excellent attention to detail.

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…

Quality Controller – Fresh Produce – Night Shift

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

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

Hours for this role are 6pm to 6am on a 4 on/4 off shift rota.

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…

Quality Controller – Fresh Produce – Day Shift

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

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

Hours for this role are 6am to 6pm on a 4 on/4 off shift rota.

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…

Berries Technologist – Fresh Produce

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.
Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Berries Technologist to join their team based in Maidstone.

The role will focus on ensuring all soft fruits are checked, stored and packed according to customer requirements

Main Responsibilities will include:

*Ensure that all berries arrivals are inspected as per the relevant intake protocol
*Ensure that all aspects of product quality are accurately reported to the customers and business
*Ensure that any temperature abuse, contamination (foreign bodies, odours) or other issues that affect product quality are immediately reported to the customer
*Effectively communicate and work with customer product managers
*Effectively communicate and work with Operations teams (Warehouse and Production)
*To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to your manager
*To work efficiently and effectively ensuring that quality service level targets are met
*To maintain high levels of hygiene and housekeeping through the clean as you go policy
*Effectively communicate and work with your colleagues to ensure you have the resources to complete the work

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

*Can do attitude
*GCSE or equivalent English and Math’s
*Experience working within a temperature-controlled environment
*Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
*Knowledge of fresh produce standards
*Prophet ERP system (preferable)
*Excellent interpersonal skills
*Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment
*Analytical thinking
*Excellent written and spoken English skills
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
*Ability to work as part of a team
*Ability to do repetitive work
*Be flexible, thorough and show attention to detail
*Ability to follow instructions
*Be organised and methodical in your approach to work

Hours for this role will be 6am-6pm on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

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…

Quality Controller – Fresh Produce – Day Shift

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

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

Hours for this role are 6am to 6pm on a 4 on/4 off shift rota.

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…

Quality Controller – Fresh Produce – Night Shift

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

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

Hours for this role are 6pm to 6am on a 4 on/4 off shift rota.

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…