Fresh Product Specialist - Nights - Harlow

16 Sep 2020
14 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Fresh Product Specialist - Harlow - Nights

Days of work - Monday - Friday. Night shift hours are flexible and to be discussed at interview stage.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Fresh Product Specialist to join our depot based quality team to ensure we are delivering the best quality to our customers whilst assessing and analysing issues to drive continuous improvement


The primary purpose of the role is to oversee fresh produce in the depot to ensure consistent customer delivered quality. Specifically managing the quality and rotation of locally stocked product (liaising with our key produce supplier and supply chain), training and management of stewarding, loading and delivery of produce from the depot and onboarding / process management of specific high-risk customer's produce orders. This will be achieved through the implementation of the requirements, policies, procedures, data analysis and training at depot

• Monitor quality of stored produce daily and ensure compliance to specification and perfect rotation.
• Monitor the quality of inbound produce.
• Spot check customer picked product, to ensure quality consistency and freshness. Spot check any agreed high-risk customers (new / onboarding and those picked up directly with sales colleagues).
• To be the local link between operations and sales for produce issues (and ensure resolution is achieved with supporting Brakes & supplier functions).
• To audit depot operations (including daily spot checks) end to end that impact delivered produce quality - and support our central audit processes.
• To audit the implementation of training packages and support compliance and improvement t o audit the implementation training packages and support compliance and
• To be involved with training package design and where necessary delivery to improve product handling within the depot.
All these activities at the home depot and designated remote depots in the jobholders region

Person Specification:
You should be a highly motivated person, a self-starter, excellent communicator and someone that is extremely customer centric. You will have a systematic approach and an eye for detail.
Essential skills/knowledge/experience:

• Food operations experience
• Microsoft office inc Excel, powerpoint & word (basic level)
• Food technical / QA (ideally with a professional technical qualification)
• Auditor
• Fresh produce Knowledge
What you'll get:
• Competitive salary
• Huge discount on all sorts of lovely food
• Generous holiday allowance, with option to purchase more
• Recognition awards and Incentives
• Real career opportunities - We're part of Sysco - the Global leader in selling, distributing and marketing food products - so the opportunities really are endless!
• Pension
• ...and much more!
There's a lot on offer, so what are you waiting for?


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