An opportunity has arisen to join the Pret Stock team at Best Food Logistics as a Quality Inspector working on the Pret contract.
Our vision - Representing Best Food and working in partnership with our client; to confirm our suppliers have delivered "On time, in full, made to specification" as part of our focus to be the "Guardians of Our Clients Quality"
Role purpose - To sample and measure quality of our clients ingredients and finished products, reporting findings and taking action as necessary - providing guidance and direction for suppliers as needed.
Responsible for driving continuous improvement in quality against agreed KPIs
Responsible for managing quality issues / incidents and ensuring the procedures are enhanced with each learning for optimal recovery in future
Responsible for ensuring appropriate process and procedures are in place, to provide feedback to suppliers so that they deliver long-term improvement plans
Responsible for supporting unexpected changes within the supply chain e.g. Capacity crunches, factory relocations, crisis management
Responsible for quality taste panels of MTS ingredients and BTS products
Responsible for non-destructive product sampling
Responsible for destructive product sampling
Responsible for delivering internal and external quality reports & trends - including real time findings and escalating non-compliances to agreed stakeholders
Responsible for maintaining the equipment and resources provided for Quality Assessment and for requesting additional equipment as required
Responsible for the on-time and on-specification delivery of projects in my area; including the management of expectations, escalating requirements for resource and support
Responsible for identifying areas of personal development and recommending potential courses, providers and solutions to meet this need.
Food Science Qualification - HND or BTEC or Degree Level
Experience within a Food Production facility
Specific Days/Hours of work: - will be early morning starts from 3 or 4am and will include weekend work