Quality Controller

18000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent Salary & Benefits
09 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has a pretty significant growing operation in the area with just under 5ha of tunnels and nearly 15ha of glass growing over 1,300 tonnes of soft fruit each year.

Due to their ongoing expansion, they are seeking a Quality Controller. The role would ideally suit someone with QA/Quality Assurance experience within Fresh Produce, who has great attention to detail, a positive, can do attitude, and a willingness to work until the job is completed.

Our client packs strawberries for supermarkets so quality is key. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the intake of fruit is suitable and will ensure that the quality of the fruit is the correct specification and quality for customers. Following strict food safety requirements and protocol. You will be testing for brix (sweetness), checking fruit going down the line is correct ie no foreign bodies, correct weight, labelling is correct, coldstore temperatures etc. Then releasing the product for despatch.

You will be required to train staff (including updating their training records) in what is expected for example: no foreign bodies, rots, moulds, damaged fruit.

There will be a requirement to work over 48 hours during peak time, which overtime will be paid.

How to Apply:

Just complete our short application form via the REDFOX EXECUTIVE WEBSITE, or call - Caroline on (phone number removed) - Ref 5100CC

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