Intake QA Operative
At G's, we are proud of our heritage as market-led growers and suppliers of sustainable and healthy farm fresh produce. Through providing innovative solutions to our customers from Seed to Shelf we have ambitious growth plans to be the lead in our industry sector.
We work with and are able to provide to the biggest food retail brands in the market across the UK and throughout Europe due to being at the forefront of modern food production and technology; both out in our fields and in our factories.
G's is an incredibly exciting and fun place to work and we are on a mission to attract new talent into our business; it is a fast-paced, stimulating and rewarding environment with plenty of opportunities for our People to grow. We can only achieve this through living our values each and every day in everything we do;
Trust, Efficiency, Quality, Expertise, Can-do.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the QA Team as a QA Operative at our Barway site. Reporting to the Procurement & Supplier Manager, the main purpose and responsibilities are:
Assess product quality on intake, during packing and prior to dispatch when necessary and provide feedback to Production management across all operations.
Ensure that all raw material products meet quality standards as laid down in specifications
Complete shelf-life assessment and analyse data whenever required.
Collate information concerning customer KPI data.
Provide objective advice on quality and QA issues, as and when required
Work with the Management team to ensure that GMP standards are followed at all times
Assist colleagues who require product testing (benchmarking, shelf life, microbiological, etc) by collecting samples and liaising with the appropriate testing bodies
Conduct traceability exercises whenever required in a timely manner.
To be successful you will need:
Some experience of the fresh produce/food sector
Food Hygiene L2
Knowledge of retail production protocols and produce specifications
Attention to detail
Proficient in the use of IT
Good communication skills
Good organisational skills