Quality Assurance/ Ripening Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Industrial, FMCG

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22k - 23k per year

  • Contact:

    Charlie Taylor

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01206 560523

  • Job ref:

    Stan - 5

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Are you a QC/QA/ Ripening assistant and looking for a new role? 


  • Be actively involved in the banana ripening process and ensure bananas are shipping to stores at proper stage and temperature
  • To liaise with colleagues in production areas and quality control, ensuring that they are aware of programmes and any issues arising
  • To liaise with colleagues in production areas and quality control, for the conveyance of fruit to and from ripening rooms for ripening, production and sales
  • Responsible for the training of Assistant's / Trainee Ripeners
  • Support the duty Ripener involved in the weekly planning
  • Reconcile the stock on Rubicon based on a daily basis
  • Any other duties that may fall within the capabilities of the job holder and that would be linked to support the operation, the pack house or the warehouse.
  • To understand and maintain food safety standards, integrity, legality and quality on site at all times


  • Proven experience working as a Ripener in a fresh produce environment
  • Able to use a stock management system
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexible to work shift patterns
  • Able to lift boxes of bananas up to 20kg


Wednesday-Saturday 6am-4pm 

This role would suit someone who has worked Aldi, Tesco, Asda, Amazon, QC, Liner Leader, Production team leader, Shift manager, Shift Leader, Auditor, Quality Assurance.