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      £30,000 - £35,000 Location: Essex Product: Fresh produce Ref: 7953

      The business prides itself in supplying the highest quality fresh produce throughout the UK.

      They are not only passionate about ensuring products are supplied in excellent condition, but also about their people and the continued success of the business.

      The job

      The purpose of your role as Ripener is to:

      • Ensure the implementation of the banana ripening programme
      • Liaise with colleagues in production areas and quality control regarding the movement of fruit for ripening, production, and sales.
      • Carry out training of Assistant and Trainee Ripeners.
      • Daily and Monthly stock control and stock reconciliation.
      • Understand and ensure implementation of a lean process.
      • Understand and ensure a fully auditable and traceable system.
      • Understand and maintain food safety standards, integrity, legality and quality at all times.

      About you

      Key skills and experience for the Ripener include:

      • Proven experience working as a Ripener, or you may have a background in fresh produce with planning, stock control or similar knowledge.
      • Able to use a stock management system.
      • Good interpersonal skills.
      • Flexible to work shift patterns.
      • Able to lift boxes of up to 20kg.
      • Own transport is required due to site location and shift times.

      More details

      The Ripener job is based in Essex and is paying £30,000 - £35,000 according to your experience.

      The working hours are 6 am to 5 pm with 1-hour unpaid lunch break.  Sunday to Wednesday.

    • Suzy Standen-Payne

      Suzy Standen-Payne, Recruitment Team Leader, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email suzy@b3jobs.co.uk.

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