Job Description

This is an opportunity for a Quality Control Engineer to join a growing company at their site in Droitwich to monitor, verify and report all aspects of fresh produce quality through intake, packhouse and despatch environment.

This is a new position due to expansion and significant investment and you will have the opportunity to make your mark on this department. This company has grown from strength to strength and you will be joining them at an exciting time at their automated packaging and distribution facility.

Quality Control Engineer Role Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £33,000 salary
  • 20 days holiday, rising to 25 days with service + paid Bank Holidays.
  • Company Medical package + pension 
  • Perkbox
  • We have opportunities on Days 9am - 6pm or PM shift 12pm – 9pm

Quality Control Engineer Role Description

In this role you will be overseeing Quality of the product from intake, through to packhouse and despatch. Duties will include:

  • Inspecting the product on arrival to determine the quality of product, document and       record findings accurately. 
  • Ensure any problem loads are dealt with in a timely manner and reported to the line Manager.
  • To inspect and supervise the dispatch of the finished product to customers, verifying all product meets the required specifications and labelling requirements prior to dispatch (positive release).
  • To engage in the monitoring of the product throughout its shelf life and report any issues noted to the line Manager.
  • To identify any issues with product performance as soon as they arise.
  • Collate data to produce KPI's on the quality performance of suppliers.
  • This position will require you to use your own judgement and make decisions regarding product performance.

Quality Control Engineer Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will hold a minimum 2 yr’s experience within Quality Control, ideally within fresh produce or food.
  • I would be keen to hear from Quality Engineers, Controllers, Technicians, or Inspectors, who have worked with fresh produce or food.
  • If you hold excellent attention to detail, are flexible, and able to work as part of a team, then we would love to hear from you!

In return you will joining a growing organisation at this modern facility. You will have the opportunity to make your mark on the Quality department in this integral role at an exciting time for this business. 

This position is commutable from: Worcester, Kidderminster, Redditch, South Birmingham, Bromsgrove and surrounding areas. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

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