Quality Control Inspector

Quality Produce International
De Lier

Quality Produce International (QPI) is a leading importer and exporter of fresh produce. We are part of an international group of companies and in addition to our sites in The Netherlands, we have also branches in Spain and Germany.

Thanks to longstanding relationships with growers at home and abroad, as well as our own global farming operations, we supply customers in Europe all year round. QPI’s customers range across a number of sectors including retail, wholesale, food processing and food service. In addition, some of the products are sold under its own brand, Sensation (aubergines, cucumbers, bell peppers and tomatoes on the vine) and Magic (premium tomatoes).

Due to QPI’s on-going success and growth candidates are sought for the following position:

Quality Control Inspector

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate quality control inspector within our Technical department. In this dynamic position you will be responsible for checking incoming and outgoing fruit and vegetables and working closely with both internal and external stakeholders.

 

As part of the technical team you will be responsible for safeguarding food quality, providing advice and guidance where needed and feeding back to our suppliers and internal teams.

Your job responsibilities include:

  • Inspecting produce against internal or external specifications (marketing standard, QPI specification);
  • Classifying batches against specification and advising onward usage
  • Inspecting batches against the applicable phytosanitary requirements for the country of destination;
  • Discussing inspection results and agreeing decisions with internal and external parties;
  • Discuss and advise subsequent actions with internal and external parties;
  • Supplier assessment;
  • Management and implementation of specific customer requirements.

Job requirements

We are looking for candidates with vocational education (Netherlands: MBO 4) or a degree level qualification (bachelor), preferably in agronomy or similar. You will have in depth knowledge of several product groups, for example tomatoes, peppers, avocado.

The successful candidate must be able to establish and maintain a good professional relationships with colleagues, growers, suppliers and customers. They must have a service oriented attitude, excellent communication skills and persuasiveness.

Reporting skills are essential alongside problem solving and critical thinking. They should be efficient, accustomed to working in a fast paced environment and have a good eye for detail whilst also contributing to the departments administrative needs.

Working at Q.P.I, means working in an international environment within a multicultural organization. Candidates need to have the capacity to adapt to many different cultures and environments as well as being able to demonstrate good teamwork skills. A high level of autonomy, tenacity and flexibility are required in this position. Candidates should be willing to work in shifts, including Saturdays.

For this position it is mandatory to have a good command of English, you should be willing to learn Dutch, other language skills are an advantage. Possession of driving license B is anecessity.

We offer a position in a young and challenging work environment with an enthusiastic team and a remuneration that matches the level of the position.

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If you are you interested in this position and meet the job requirements send your written application, with CV,  by the button below.

For more information you can contact Simone Batist 0174 - 219 145 or visit our website: www.qpi.nl