POTATO SPECIALIST (Quality Control/Quality Assurance)
Full Time Permanent
York, UK
VAC - 14797


THE JOB TITLE – Quality Controller
LOCATION – Based in East Yorkshire
THE SALARY – Excellent package + Benefits 

* Liaising with contract farmers to ascertain key burn off timings to fulfil pack house requirements
* Tuber quality assessments carried out on field inspections 
* Oversee ware potato storage and liaise with the pack house team to ascertain key processing timings
* Understand and support the ware processing, pack house ware contract requirements 
* Conduct the QC process working within BRC audit requirements
* Communicate internally to farm management team on load quality or issues
* Liaising with agents to effectively time manage loads booked into the business
* Conduct the QC process, working within BRC audit requirements to fulfil customer specification
* Develop a database of potential ware suppliers to support the pack house ware contract fulfilment
* To work in conjunction with the production and technical team to meet business demands
* Attend production meetings and feedback on QC to the business
* Develop a database of potential ware suppliers to support the pack house ware contract fulfilment
* Carry out reasonable management requests in terms of providing short term cover to other related roles within the business


* Have a full understanding of the ware production potato industry
* Attention to detail
* Planning and Prioritising
* Team Player
* Flexible
* Analytical Capability
* Good knowledge of Microsoft office computer packages
* Good communicator
* Resourceful and able to work using their own initiative
* Understanding of NSF audit requirements (an advantage)
* Understanding of BRC audit requirements (an advantage) 
* Have you worked for: Agrico, Caithness, Cygnet Potato Breeders, Den Hartigh, Greenvale AP, Higgins Agriculture, HZPC, IPM, McCain, Tayto, Golden Wonder, Pepsico, Branstons, MBM, Cockerills, Wholecrop, Branston, Meijer, Mercian, Nene, NIAB, Ibbotsons, JSR, Kent Potato, KWS, Maincrop, Preva Produce, QV Foods, Skea, RBR Crops, James Ruane, Rush Potatoes, Solanis, Strathmore, WCF,

GET IN CONTACT: In the first instance please forward your CV together with a cover note and salary requirements and all successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your application. Please note that all applications will be treated in confidence.

WHO ARE WE ? JP Trett is a specialist recruitment business, we are specialists…specialists in agriculture and rural business. Our clients are either professionals looking for exciting moves, or employers looking for that special person to fill their niche role. As one of the most highly respected specialist agricultural recruitment companies in the UK, we know the Agri-rural market intimately. And as a global provider, we have tremendous reach, both in finding candidates and must-have positions. We have many years of recruiting agricultural and rural business professionals in exciting and demanding positions. Whether you want to be a Farm Manager, Agronomist, Sales Director or similar, we will find the opportunity to match your skills. JP Trett covers most industries and markets within the agricultural and rural business sectors. Our business is split into three distinct areas Professional, Sales & Marketing and Senior Appointments. Our experienced consultants have backgrounds or clients across a number of sectors.

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