Our client is a hugely successful fruit importer, supplying the UK’s leading supermarkets with UK and imported fresh fruits. Due to recent developments, there is now a vacancy for a Citrus & Stone Fruit focused Product Manager.
You will be responsible for all quality aspects organising incoming inspections and documentation on all consignments received into the packhouse. You will manage incoming quality control reports detailing any issues so as to assist suppliers with their own product quality controls and grower management. You will monitor and manage all stocks on and off-site liaising with the commercial team, Technical Manager and suppliers to ensure optimum stock rotation. You will also work closely with the Technical & Commercial Teams, lead on all relevant Fruit trouble shooting to ensure best outcome for customers and suppliers / growers.
There will be lots of grower contact and so good communication skills are essential. Our client has developed a very strong team ethic and the right person will need to have the same, balancing the role of strong team leadership whilst working as part of the senior management team.
So if you are an experienced Product Manager/QA Manager within the fresh produce industry ideally with Stone & Citrus fruit experience and have an appetite to be part of a growing business, call us today for more information.