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Senior Quality Technologist - Kent

Fresh Produce - Technical/Quality
Ref: 263 Date Posted: Wednesday 12 Jun 2019
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An established and thriving Fresh Produce business are looking to appoint a Senior Quality Technologist to work within the Technical Team, managing relationships between Growers, Customers, Packhouses and Internal Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast moving role who requires a driven personality who thrives under pressure. You will be the eyes and ears of the team offering guidance, meetings demands and auditing suppliers. This role requires national travel and will be contracted as a work from home location.

Main role and responsibilities;

  • Proactively manage quality of soft fruit through regular site visits and other comms
  • Ensure stock levels are moving evenly between packhouses
  • Work to prevent rejections, complaints and claims
  • Audit suppliers and packhouse systems
  • Create action plans and implement through effective feedback
  • Ensure the best fruit is being sampled to customers
  • Participate and input in technical meetings

To apply for this role you will need;

  • Substantial experience working with soft fruit
  • Understanding of production through to customer delivery
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Flexibility with travel
  • Experience of working with UK Multiples

Please apply today if this sounds like a great opportunity for you.