QA Supervisor - FMCG

Location
Kent, Maidstone
Salary
+ Benefits
Posted
23 Aug 2021
Closes
20 Sep 2021
Ref
AJ/AssisQASup
Contact
Amanda Jordan
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
QA Supervisor (Fresh Produce)
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, permanent

Our client is a leading distributor of fresh produce across the UK. Having been established for multiple years, they are showing rapid growth even during the current climate. Due to this success, they are now seeking an experienced QA Supervisor to join their team based in Maidstone.

The QA Supervisor will support the quality senior team by leading, engaging and developing the quality team including intake, production and distribution. They will also be responsible for ensuring products arriving on site are checked and meet customer quality requirements.

Responsibilities will include:

- Deal with fruit quality and labelling issues as and when they arise, administering tests and regular checks on products
- Reporting and documenting quality failures
- Understand and meet customer specifications and packing requirements
- Liaise with various departments including Technical, Procurement, Sales and Operations
- Administer training to QA team - ensuring team are compliant with standard operating procedures
- Work closely with the Production team
- Liaise with suppliers procurement and sales team regarding quality assessments


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

- Knowledge of the fresh produce sector
- At least 2 years' previous experience in a similar quality focused role
- Ability to work at pace, as a part of a diverse team
- Solve problems and create solutions quickly and efficiently
- Good IT skills (MS Office)
- Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
- Driver preferred due to rural location


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that can offer ongoing career development coupled with a competitive salary. Core hours are Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm - you will need to be flexible to work outside of these times, including regular weekends.

For more information and to be considered please contact Amanda Jordan at KHR Recruitment on 01622822804.

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