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Quality Coordinator

Oddbox

Oddbox

Quality Assurance
Birmingham, UK
Posted on Monday, July 17, 2023
Sourcing · Birmingham

Quality Coordinator

We're fighting the good fight against food waste, one Oddbox at a time. To do this we need purpose-driven, passionate people to join our growing team.

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Quality Coordinator

Do you have an aptitude for dealing with a diverse mix of people? Are you comfortable coordinating feedback and using a great level of attention to detail?

The Role:

Reporting to the Technical Manager the Quality Coordinator will act as a key link between the business and our supply and packing partners. This person will assist in ensuring that systems and procedures, used by the Quality and Technical department run smoothly. There's lots to learn, and plenty of support to grow your career within a busy team.

Primary responsibilities:

You will work closely with our sourcing and operations team, in addition to our co-packing partner to manage produce quality, shelf life and packing processes to ensure our customers receive the best possible experience.

  • Conduct quality assessments of raw material at our co-packing site, providing in-depth quality and root cause analysis.
  • Undertake shelf life and cut testing and contribute to supplier feedback and analysis.
  • Capture and resolve quality issues prior to allocation/usage of produce.
  • Capture details and assess all packaging used by suppliers.
  • Provide continuous feedback to the Oddbox team and make key decisions on use of stock
  • Participate in project work, testing and trials.
  • Contribute to achieving Quality targets for the site.
  • Work closely with our co-packing partner to ensure they understand and follow our quality, packing and delivery procedures.
  • Work with our Customer Happiness Team to ensure we provide our customers with the best possible service week on week.

Other details:

  • Start date – ASAP
  • Duration of role – permanent/full-time
  • Location – our co-packing facility in Birmingham (15 minutes walk from Witton station)
  • 5 days out of 7, on a rota including weekends and bank holidays
  • Part-time (5 shorter days) may be considered
Department
Sourcing
Locations
Birmingham

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Perks & Benefits

  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a sustainable challenger brand at a time where we are scaling rapidly, helping reduce food waste one carrot at a time.
  • 33 days holiday per year (incl. Bank Holidays)
  • 4 'Not-Sick' Days per Year
  • Access to Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • 2 days Volunteering Allowance per year
  • Discount on Oddbox fruit and veg
  • Employee perks via Perkbox & Charlie HR
  • Flexible Working Hours

About Oddbox

Oddbox is a community-powered weekly rescue mission to save delicious, fresh fruit and veg which is deemed ‘too big’, ‘too ugly’, the ‘wrong colour', or simply ‘too many’ from going to waste. It delivers its boxes directly from the growers to people’s doorsteps across London, the South and the Midlands.

With food waste being a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, Oddbox is building a community that together can play its part in fighting food waste and tackling climate change. A proud B Corp with over two million boxes delivered since it launched in 2016, Oddbox has already saved 13,790 tonnes of food waste with a goal of saving 150,000 tonnes by 2025.

Founded in 2016
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Sourcing · Birmingham

Quality Coordinator

We're fighting the good fight against food waste, one Oddbox at a time. To do this we need purpose-driven, passionate people to join our growing team.

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