leafAmplifiying the Goodness of Nature
Up to £21,500

About The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing business at our new state-of-the-art chilled food facility that has recently opened in Peterborough dedicated to packing a range of imported fresh products for Tesco.

We are proud to have supported Tesco in their Citrus, Grape and other fresh fruit for a number of years and this new facility and partnership takes this relationship further, expanding our product range with Tesco into vegetables.

To monitor, verify and report all aspects of fruit quality through intake, packhouse and dispatch reporting accurately any deviations from specification. Review of stocks during storage and accurate recording of all functions.

Main roles and responsibilities:-

  • To inspect product on arrival to determine quality of product, document and record findings accurately.
  • Ensure any problem loads are dealt with in a timely manner and reported to senior QC/Manager
  • Perform routine internal analysis (titrations)
  • To inspect and supervise the dispatch of product to customers, verifying all product meets the required specifications and labelling requirements prior to dispatch (positive release)
  • To engage in the monitoring of the product throughout its shelf life and report any issues noted to the appropriate people
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the goals of the department are achieved on a daily basis and the working environment remains clean and safe.
  • Collect samples for residue testing and customer sampling as requested by the Technical / Commercial team.
  • Completion of records around kit control, environmental monitoring, traceability etc.
  • To ensure that all quality control weighing equipment is checked in accordance with the weighing check procedure and entered accordingly in the weighing equipment check record.
  • To ensure that all QC equipment is maintained and used in the correct manner, and returned to the appropriate storage point at the close of shift.
  • To ensure personnel procedures (eg reporting absences, completing holiday/sickness/absence forms, etc) are followed at all times within set timescales.
  • To undertake any training deemed necessary to meet the Company’s and personal performance and development requirements.


About You

  • Previous experience working within a Quality or Fresh Produce role.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Hard working
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Good accuracy and attention to detail
  • Passion for produce
  • Flexible and highly motivated
  • Self-motivating and independent
  • Good all round communication skills

About Us

AM FRESH is a world leader in fresh, natural and healthy foods. At AM FRESH Group we specialise in innovating and developing fresh products through biotechnology and applied science. With operations in more than 50 countries, our company has a consolidated presence in the production and innovation of fresh food products including fresh fruit, fresh juices, ice cream, soups, free-from yogurt and flowers.  

AMK is a newly created business owned by AM FRESH to manage the packing, warehousing and distribution of products to Tesco within the UK. We now have an exciting opportunity to join our growing business at our new state-of-the-art chilled food facility in Peterborough which is expected to employ around 300 people. 
We are proud to have supported Tesco with their Citrus, Grape and other fresh fruit offering for a number of years and this new facility and partnership takes this relationship further as we look to expand our product range with Tesco.

Our values
Our values live in our minds and our hearts. We commit to the highest ethical standards and a strong stewardship for the progress of the food industry in benefit of consumers, communities, partners and the land.

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