Assistant Quality Controller

Recruiter
Location
England, Northamptonshire
Salary
£18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted
21 Dec 2016
Closes
20 Jan 2017
Ref
DS8844
Contact
Dianne Saunders
Function
Technical Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


This major garden centre group are looking for an Assistant Quality Controller to join their QC team at their Northamptonshire based distribution hub. The QC department known for supporting a quality assurance approach for all horticultural plants so that their Garden Centres provide the healthiest and most vibrant range within the market place inspiring customers to buy thereby maximising the commercial contribution.

The Role

Responsibilities will be:
Plant specification - Prepares and agrees specification documentation for horticultural plants in collaboration with the Horticulture QA Controller, suppliers and buyers so as to set the required standards.
Quality checks - Undertakes spot checks across the full horticultural plant so as to make sure that quality standards are being maintained with the plant health and labelling and to identify and resolve quickly any errors.
Plant health management - Develops and maintains effective working relationships with the local governmental offices so as to anticipate and mitigate any plant health issues for the Garden Centre's plant stock.
Stakeholder management - Engages and develops effective working relationships with key stakeholders across the business so as to ensure the quality assurance approach and specifications are clearly understood and implemented into our standards of practice.

The Candidate

For this role they are looking for someone who is passionate about plants and is enthusiastic in providing healthy and vibrant plants for customers. Shows initiative, with a flexible and enthusiastic approach.
The ideal candidate will be:
Be inspiring
Be helpful
Take ownership
Be passionate
Qualifications within horticulture