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Quality Assurance / Produce Technologist

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Quality Assurance / Produce Technologist

  • Location:

    Colchester, Essex

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce, Agriculture

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Webb

  • Job ref:

    CW11966

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

Quality Assurance  / Produce Technologist

Excellent salary on offer!

We are working with a well established and highly regarded fresh produce business as they seek a QA / Produce Technologist to cover a broad range of Technical and Agronomy activities.Our client is a grower and processor of fresh produce so your role will see you being responsible for supplier approval and also providing agronomic services to the grower group.

You will have the opportunity to run crop trials as well as presenting to customers, so a real passion for fresh produce is essential.

Your duties will include:

Assisting the Agronomy team with agronomic services .
Managing field and storage sampling
Developing in house R&D projects and trials .
Managing the supplier approval system .
Supplier visits and audits
Internal packhouse audits
Assisting growers and promoting best practise .

We are looking for candidates who have a strong understanding the agricultural industry and QC analysis. You will also have a basic understanding of HACCP and Red Tractor requirements. BASIS would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be given for the right candidate.  

This is a hands-on role so it is important that you are happy to get stuck in and that you are passionate about fresh produce and agriculture.  

To find out more please contact Charlie on 01780 480 530 or charlie@morepeople.co.uk