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Graduate opportunity - Junior Product Manager

  • Location

    Borough Green

  • Sector:

    Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sydoni Dixon

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sydoni Dixon

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Product Manager for a well know produce importer based in Kent. Providing quality produce and an exemplary service to all their customers and offering an inclusive, progressive and family culture to its staff this is an employer you certainly wouldn't regret going to.

Reporting in to the Product Manager and Technical Manager your role will include but not limited to;

•Assisting in the day to day management of the QC team
•Quality Assurance
•Maintain shelf life and condition test documentation. Collate information for distribution on request.
•Calibrate QA equipment in rotation with other QA.
•Carry out documented inload checks to the recommended level against customer specifications.
Label pallets and date according to the outcome.
•Check inload reports and report the findings to suppliers
•Ensure supplier evaluation is accurate and complete
•Carry out documented outload checks to the recommended level
•Carry out documented stock checks to the recommended level
•Packhouse liaison as required.
•Prepare samples to required standard as requested.
•Write summary reports as requested.
•File QA documentation by date in the relevant folders as required.
•Look after visitors to the department as necessary.
•Order of Use/Stock rotation with Product Manager.
•Follow up inspections and brief report on customer rejections
•Weekly store temperature checks
•Assist in training and development of Junior QA
•Provide cover and send QA reports to supplier when requested by Product Manager or Technical Manger
•Provide cover and send updates to supplier when requested by Product Manager or Technical Manager
•Liaison with visitors as required

The ideal person for this role will have:

•Previous experience in a similar role
•Fresh produce experience, fruit being preferable
•Team player attitude
•Prepared to work outside remit
•Expected to work weekends as per agreed rota.