Here is a maternity cover opportunity for someone keen to gain experience in the fresh produce sector.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
To deal with fruit quality and labelling issues as they occur, carrying out tests and checks and ensure any failures are documented appropriately.
Ensure that all packing area Standard Operating Procedures are being followed as required.
Assist with the development of new packing processes and quality management procedures.
To support operations teams and other departments where required.
To carry out sample preparation process and assist Technical team when required.
To have a comprehensive understanding of customer specifications and packing requirements.
To liaise with production management and ensure that all procedures are being followed as required and all staff trained appropriately.
To support QA manager and QA supervisors where required.
To ensure that packed product is within customer specifications and complete required positive realise checks.
To complete Intake quality assessments when required and send reports to suppliers daily.
Other ad hoc duties as required.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
Well developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills
Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach
Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
Very good organisational skills
Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel
Own transport needed to get to rural location.
KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
All candidates registering with KPI Recruitment Ltd. will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for their position.