Job Title


Quality Assurance Inspector

Location: Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands

Salary / Hourly Rate: £7.5 per hour

Date posted: 05/09/2017

Expertise: Industrial

Job Title: Team Leader

Type of Contract: Permanent

Ref: J469

Our Client is one of the UK's largest handlers of fresh produce. Established in 1963, and located in Birmingham at the heart of the UK's road and rail networks, we specialise in the procurement of produce from around the world for sale in the UK and Continental Europe. They source over 100 products from more than 40 countries, and also work closely with British growers to offer local produce when in season.

We are looking for a experienced Production Team Leader
5 over 7 days a week, shift pattern vary
Immediate start

INTAKE duties:
As per procedure
Carry out quality checks on all incoming produce; identify produce as QCPASSED REJECT or HOLD QC. Prioritise Quality reports based on organaleptic testing and Senior Management requests.
Collect any samples of mango, avocado and paw paw for trials
Conduct internal audits and checking of systems as required.
Attend daily technical and sales meeting and raise daily quality issues.

Pre Departure duties:

Conduct Pre departure checks for all customers
Consult technical on any issues raised and seek approval or rejection.
Complete any necessary pre-departure returns.
Book waste accurately into the waste system
Book samples into the shelf life that are monitored by the admin QA
Preparation of samples for sales
Conduct internal audits and checking of systems as required.

Admin duties:

Monitor all shelf life samples and inform technical of any issues with quality
Book waste accurately into the waste system
Conduct all hot box trials for all arrivals of avocados, mango and paw paw.
Conduct dry matter testing on all avocado arrivals.
Collate all paper work from label room, pre departure inspector and from shelf life daily.
Conduct internal audits and checking of systems to include glass and equipment audits including daily site inspections and weekly snagging list.
Preparation of samples for sales
Personal Requirements:
Liaise with suppliers and customers professionally at all times.
Issue non-conformances to staff as required and expedite corrective action.
Carry out all tasks assigned by the Technical Manager/Team Leader in a professional manner
Maintain effective communication with all levels and attend technical and sales meetings as necessary.
Work to agreed shift pattern including nights where applicable.
Dress in attire prepared for cold conditions and must wear safety footwear.

For more information please call the office to speak to an experienced consultant on 0121 3149 118.

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