Dispatch and Quality Clerk

Job Description

About the Company:

Southern Fresh Foods is a leading provider of specialty produce including salads, herbs, and baby vegetables. Owned and operated by the Dunn family and Located 10 minutes south of Hamilton, Southern Fresh is an exciting and rewarding business to work for with every day bringing new challenges and possibilities. Everything we grow is handled with perfect skill and care so that our customers receive 100% quality every time, ‘quality grown within’.

Our produce is in high demand, and we are constantly growing, exploring new markets, and launching new products. The work can be intense and forever changing therefore an adaptable mindset is crucial.

About the role:

We are looking for a hard-working and motivated Dispatch and Quality Clerk to join our busy Dispatch and Quality team for 30 hours a week.

This role is responsible for:

  • Making sure the food we produce meets or exceeds both our internal and external customers’ expectations
  • Packing all orders and ensuring that all products are clearly labelled, packed tidily and precisely and packing slip is attached to all orders
  • Ensuring freight manifests are completed accurately
  • Inspecting finished products for defects, tests for defect colour (s), bag weights, proper bag and case codes, standard limits and notifying QC Lead, and Manager of any variance from standard
  • Auditing and monitoring quality procedures to ensure compliance with required standards

About you: 

  • 6 – 12 months industry experience (preferably fresh food)
  • Understanding of and exposure to production compliance, Quality and Food Safety
  • Must be ok with working in cold environments - Our factory is set between 2 and 5 degrees
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy boxes
  • Ability to escalate issues
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office
  • Ability to interpret and use relevant reports and data

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive wages - $27.76 per hour
  • 30 hours per week
  • Training and support
  • Staff benefits and rewards
  • Work for a company where strong family values are at the core of their business
  • New Zealand owned and operated business

Dispatch and Quality Clerk

Southern Fresh Foods

Job type:

Full Time, Permanent

Hours of work: