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Quality Controller in Paddock Wood at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 12/31/2018

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Job Description

Quality Controller

Location: Paddock Wood and Darenth Warehouse

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full time, working 8.00-17.00 on rota basis, including weekends

Our client specialises in the cold storage and distribution of high value fresh produce throughout the UK.  They have a vacancy for a QC to join their busy team. The requirement would be at Paddock Wood and Dartford depot.

About the Quality Controller:

You will be required to respond to both external and internal customer queries, maintain a clean and safe working environment, be comfortable with computer systems, taking photographs of stock, together with generating and maintaining appropriate quality documentation.


  • Reporting to the Quality Supervisor
  • Work will involve assessing and testing of incoming fresh produce.
  • Taking photographs of stock, together with generating and maintaining appropriate quality documentation
  • To ensure that procedures are followed by all personnel and visitors to the site.
  • To ensure equipment is operational and relevant checks are made and maintained. When problems arise, contacting the relevant contractors to resolve the issue.
  • You will be required to respond to both external and internal customer queries.
  • To ensure company policies are adhered to and administration functions completed within deadlines and maintain accurate records in line with customer/company requirements.
  • To promote harmonious and effective working relationships both internally and externally, ensuring excellent customer service through a combination of communication and team work.

Requirements of the Quality Controller:


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in fresh produce industry.
  • Experience in Quality Control position on in-loading will be beneficial.
  • Technically capable, the chosen candidates will need to be IT literate and demonstrate competencies of operating/understanding spreadsheets.
  • Great communication skills and be able to easily build rapport with other colleagues and liaise confidently at all levels.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi task and prioritise.
  • React positively and flexibly to the changing needs in the overall working environment and individual role.
  • Flexible approach to duties and hours of work to meet the needs of the business on a day by day basis
  • Able to work sole and as part of a team
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work, but more importantly prioritise and make decisions, under pressure.
  • Education to a minimum GCSE (C grade) in both English and Maths.
  • This position would suit to someone who would like to take a new opportunity or is looking to develop a career in the fresh produce industry.
  • Own transport required owing to location.
  • Full training will be provided.

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Quality Controller then please apply now!