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Quality Inspector – Hoddesdon

Location:
Hoddesdon
Job Type:
Depot & Back Office
Closing Date:
31st January 2019

An opportunity has arisen to join the Pret Stock team at Best Food Logistics as a Quality Inspector.

Our vision – Representing Best Food and working in partnership with our client; to confirm our suppliers have delivered “On time, in full, made to specification” as part of our focus to be the “Guardians of Our Clients Quality”

Role purpose – To sample and measure quality of our clients ingredients and finished products, reporting findings and taking action as necessary – providing guidance and direction for suppliers as needed.

Responsibilities include:

Responsible for driving continuous improvement in quality against agreed KPIs

Responsible for managing quality issues / incidents and ensuring the procedures are enhanced with each learning for optimal recovery in future

Responsible for ensuring appropriate process and procedures are in place, to provide feedback to suppliers so that they deliver long-term improvement plans

Responsible for supporting unexpected changes within the supply chain e.g. Capacity crunches, factory relocations, crisis management

Responsible for quality taste panels of MTS ingredients and BTS products

Responsible for non-destructive product sampling

Responsible for destructive product sampling

Responsible for delivering internal and external quality reports & trends – including real time findings and escalating non-compliances to agreed stakeholders

Responsible for maintaining the equipment and resources provided for Quality Assessment and for requesting additional equipment as required

Responsible for the on-time and on-specification delivery of projects in my area; including the management of expectations, escalating requirements for resource and support

Responsible for identifying areas of personal development and recommending potential courses, providers and solutions to meet this need.

Experience 

Food Science Qualification – HND or BTEC or Degree Level

Experience within a Food Production facility

Specific Days/Hours of work: – Tuesday – Saturday, 40 hours/week flexible on working hours.

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LGV Class 2 Drivers – Royton

Reference Number:
RO/TH/824
Location:
Royton
Reporting To:
Transport Manager
Hours:
48 hours per week
Job Type:
Transport - LGV Driver
Department:
Transport
Closing Date:
21st January 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 28 days Holiday pa (pro rata), Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme, Company Shop
 

Our LGV Drivers do more than just a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures ensuring responsibility for your own and other people’s Health and Safety. You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will ensure the security of all company property that is under your charge and collect all empty equipment from the customer. You must co-operate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties that may prove necessary.

This is a demanding, but rewarding, role involving manual handling and multi-drop deliveries. You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

This can include any five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

The core shift pattern will include Saturday working.

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and also a driver CPC card.

 

To apply please forward your application to Pete Fitzhugh, Transport Manager, Best Food Logistics, Salmon Fields, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6JG
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Warehouse Operatives – Banbury

Reference Number:
BA/KK/002
Location:
Banbury
Reporting To:
Warehouse Supervisor
Hours:
44 hours per week
Job Type:
Warehouse Operative
Department:
Warehouse
Closing Date:
28th January 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The Banbury site is part of the Logistics division. The warehouse department is fast paced and the warehouse team forms an essential part of the depot in delivering the right products to our customers on time.

 

Using voice technology you will pick and assemble food products to Logistics standards and processes, relating to cases per hour, accuracy and food hygiene legislation for “Best Food Logistics clients”.

You will be responsible for ensuring all products are assembled and methodically stacked to the highest standard for our clients. You must ensure picking locations are correctly labelled and report any errors to a supervisor and undertake any cleaning duties required. To be aware of and comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including wearing Personal Protective Equipment. To be aware of and comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes. To be aware of and conform to all Mechanical Handling Equipment procedures at all times and ensure that all MHE defects/damages are reported on the correct form. You must work with all team members to ensure that corporate goals and hourly picking rates are consistently achieved and maintained complying at all times with relevant legislation involved in Food Safety and Food Hygiene. You must cooperate fully with other departments/depots maintaining a professional and polite attitude at all times and undertake any other duties that may from time to time prove necessary.

Whilst no specific warehouse experience is required, you will be used to working to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work. You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills and be physically fit. You will be a good team player who supports our company values. Knowledge of Food Hygiene and experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.

Specific Hours Information

5 out of 6 days

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LGV Class 2 Driver – Banbury

Reference Number:
BA/KK/03
Location:
Banbury
Reporting To:
Transport Manager
Hours:
48 hours per week
Job Type:
Transport - LGV Driver
Department:
Transport Manager
Closing Date:
31st January 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 25 days Holiday pa pro-rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

Our LGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other peoples Health and Safety. You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will ensure the security of all company property that is under your charge and collect all empty equipment from the customer. You must co-operate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties that may prove necessary.

This is a demanding, but rewarding, role involving manual handling and multi-drop deliveries. You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

This can include any five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and also a driver CPC card.

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