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Quality Assurance (QA)
£17000 - £21000 per annum + Competitive plus Benefits
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Duncan Butcher

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Updated: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 4:32 PM

My client is a large local employer who supplies fresh produce. This position will oversee all incoming raw materials, and ensure that they meet specifications for quality, condition, and food safety requirements. In this role, will also coordinate and manage inspections for the condition or quality claims.

Hours/Shifts can be flexible –
7.00 until 15.45
9.00 until 17.45
12.00 until 20.45
15.45 until midnight.

– Responsible for inspecting and documenting all incoming fruit, vegetables, packaging materials, and ensure all product quality standards are adhered to.
– Perform routine quality and condition inspections on existing inventory to assist in first-in, first-out (FIFO) or worst-in, first-out (WIFO) stock rotation.
– Ensure all inbound carrier trailers and materials meet company quality and food safety standards.
– Communicate Quality Assurance issues, including defect levels and problem loads, to Sales, Production, and QA managers.
– Verify customer specifications, quality requirements of product orders, documentation submitted and approved vendors.
– Work closely with Production and Warehouse departments to ensure effective stock rotation to reduce shrinkage.
– Assist in data collection for experimental trial evaluations if necessary.

The ideal candidate will:
– In terms of experience, the client is open and will consider people with no experience but who have a good work ethic.
– Good written and verbal communication skills; Good mathematical skills.
– A basic knowledge of fresh produce to include identification, grades, packs, sizing, and quality standards preferred.
– A basic knowledge of produce warehousing, storage, and pallet configurations preferred.
– Able to adapt to changing work demands.

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