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Quality Controller

Sunny Ridge Farms Seville, Melbourne

Job Description

Sunny Ridge Farms - Quality Controller
•Sunny Ridge is a successful and unique privately owned Agri-foods business based on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.
•Now with operations in Victoria and Queensland, farming across multiple locations and partnering with industry leaders and major customer groups, Sunny Ridge is one of the fastest growing and most exciting companies in the dynamic agri-foods industry.
•With a renowned Agri-tourism provenance, Sunny Ridge has generated affection for strawberry picking and consumption with Mornington Peninsula holiday makers for decades.

The business has vacancies for the role of Quality Controller working on our Boneo and Main Ridge farms, on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

You will be responsible for performing quality assessment and testing of products, materials and equipment and providing feedback and advice to concerned sites and employees.
•Quality Assessment of the incoming fruit
•Colour coding each intake batch of fruit as part of the communication to the Packing Shed
•Quality Assessment of the finished product
•Record test results, observations, measurements and corrective actions
•Live feedback to the Packing Shed Manager re quality of finished products
•Daily shelf life checks and reporting back to the relevant staff
•Daily Pre-start checks of the Packing Shed machineries
•Daily Scale calibrations

Additionally, to be considered for these vacancies, you must possess:
•Qualifications in or studying towards Food Science or related discipline is desirable
•Knowledge of electronic quality systems such as FieldOp will present a strong advantage
•Work experience within a food production or fresh food facility is desirable
•Strong eye for detail with the ability to observe trends and patterns and identify non conformance
•Computer and systems literate is essential including the ability to navigate an ipad
•Well-developed verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment

This is a seasonal, casual opportunity working from October 2021 to May[phone number removed]Excellent availability will be highly regarded as there will be an opportunity to work up to 5 days per week plus over time. Shift times vary as per the operational needs and the earliest shift start time is around 7am, this includes weekend and public holiday work. Given the location, you must have reliable transport.

You must have valid working rights in Australia in order to apply.

Postcode: 3139 (Seville, Melbourne)

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Sunny Ridge Farms

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