Quality Assurance Inspector (Beet Intake)

Posted 28/06/2024 by NFU

Salary: £15 per hour
Location: Cantley, Norfolk
Working Hours: You will work on a shift pattern, with the shift pattern to be agreed. Indicative shift times are:

Monday – Sunday 06:00 – 18:00

Breaks are paid and are included in the above shift times. Further details will be provided at interview.
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract September 2024 – March 2025.

You must be available to attend a training day in Wissington, Norfolk, during the first week of September 2024.

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is the biggest farming organisation in the UK. We're proud to make a difference for all our members, by shaping attitudes towards British farming and leading the charge on a range of major issues, from climate change and food standards to rural crime and broadband rollout.

Purpose of the role & how you will contribute:

This critical role involves monitoring the intake and sampling activities of British Sugar on behalf of the NFU and the sugar beet growers to ensure compliance with agreed Beet Intake and Sampling procedures.

As part of the NFU Sugar beet intake team you will be responsible for ensuring that all agreed checks and procedures are correctly followed by British Sugar, reporting any non-conformances. This will require you to be active and observant throughout the day ensuring standards are maintained. You will also be the first point of contact for the beet growers dealing with their enquiries and complaints as they arise, together with some basic documentation and recording of activities. You will also seek continuous improvement opportunities to enhance performance and operations.

What you’ll bring:

• Excellent spoken and written English
• Ability to follow rules and procedures and not to be afraid to challenge non-conformances when they arise
• Strong communication skills and ability to engage effectively with people across all levels together with tact and discretion
• Computer literate and able to input data accurately
• Organised and methodical with attention to detail
• Punctuality and reliability
• Ability to work unsupervised using your own initiative
• Previous experience of quality control would be beneficial but full training will be provided
• Willingness to work unsociable hours, to include weekends and bank holidays

You will be based at the British Sugar Factory, Newark, and will work alongside British Sugar staff as they operate the beet intake for the campaign.

Why choose us?

Join us and you’ll find an organisation that encourages and enables you to achieve your full potential. In return you will be rewarded with a full range of benefits including:

• Competitive shift pay.
• Full training and PPE are provided.
• Company funded health Cashplan.
• Competitive Pension and Life assurance.
• 5.6 weeks’ annual leave per year (pro-rata), plus 1 additional NFU day.
• Employee Assistance program to help you deal with life’s challenges.

Who we are

Every day, we're the voice of around 45,000 British farmers and growers who produce food, making sure their concerns are heard at the heart of government both online and locally. This means developing strong relationships with everyone from NFU colleagues to government ministers. So, as well as having a high profile in both the media and Westminster, we work with and support local members through a network of regional and county offices across England and Wales.

Join us

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If we decide we've found the right person for the role, we reserve the right to withdraw this advert and close applications before the closing date.

You may have experience of the following: Quality Control Specialist, Quality Assurance Technician, Quality Assurance Analyst, Product Compliance Auditor, Inspection and Testing Coordinator, Quality Compliance Officer, Quality Inspection Supervisor, Process Verification Specialist, Compliance Assurance Inspector, Product Quality Auditor, Quality Assurance Coordinator, Quality Inspection Analyst, Quality Compliance Inspector, Manufacturing Compliance Specialist, Quality Assurance Inspector Technician, Quality Assurance Compliance Officer, Quality Control Auditor, Inspection and Compliance Coordinator, Quality Verification Specialist, Process Quality Analyst, etc.

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