Quality Assurance Technician

£22,000 - £25,000pa – negotiable depending on experience


We are currently looking for a Quality Assurance Technologist from a Fresh Produce (herbs or salad), Agriculture or Farming back ground to join our clients well established and growing company.

As the Quality Assurance Technician you will:

  • Monitor site standards and ensure compliance to food safety, legal and customer requirements, ensuring the site is “audit ready” at all times.
  • Assess product quality and adherence to specifications throughout process (goods intake, storage, grading & weighing, packing, picking).
  • Report findings advise on sourcing and drive quality improvements.
  • Undertake supplier audits including farm visits in the UK and abroad.
  • Maintain, review, check, collect process control documents.
  • Support continuous product  improvement
  • Shelf life test finished products and support product benchmarking.
  • Provide support with customer enquiries
  • Support continuous improvement by delivering specific internal training.
  • Assist with management of outsourced services
  • Support site waste minimisation program
  • Support HACCP/TACCP Teams and QMS review as requested.
  • Be willing to travel within and outside of the UK for up to 2 weeks per year.
  • Hours Sunday to Thursday 06:00 – 14:30


The ideal Quality Assurance Technician will have:

  • Fresh produce (herbs or salad), agriculture or farming industry experience with Fresh produce Quality Assurance/ Quality Control.
  • Knowledge of the British Retail Consortium (BCR)
  • Experience of hygiene, Auditing, and hazard analysis
  • Be a team player and have an outgoing personality with the ability to push back when required


Sunday to Thursday 06:00 – 14:30


Thank you for your application however due to the high volume of candidates applying, if you have not heard back from us within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

To apply for this job email your details to kayley@highpointrec.co.uk

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