Internship – Food Safety, H&S and Quality Control (1 …

Internship – Food Safety, H&S and Quality Control (1 – 2 months)  

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ODDBOX | Public profile »
Region:
Greater London 
Location details:
Mitcham, London CR4 4ND 
Job Sector:
Agriculture & Environment 
Period:
1 - 4 Months 
Type:
Part-time 
Remuneration:
Paid 
Post date:
10/08/2018 


Description

The Role
We are looking for an organised and driven food technology / food safety student looking to apply the academic knowledge learnt. You will be responsible for implementing health & safety, food safety and a QC process covering all aspects of sourcing and operations for Oddbox ie. produce QC on arrival, produce storage and shelf life, packing and warehouse operations compliant with food safety standards and health & safety standards.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to implement a full process from scratch covering all aspects of H&S, Food Safety and QA. You will receive guidance from the Operations Manager and from an external Food Safety expert with an overall plan of actions to be implemented.
Key responsibilities
• Review the plan of actions drafted by the external Food Safety expert and the H&S auditor and prepare a plan for rollout looking at priorities and taking into consideration cost and feasibility of implementation, identifying dependencies and main risks.
• Present the rollout plan to the team and outline actions, timing and responsibilities
• Drive the implementation of the plan ensuring all staff are on board and trained
• Prepare training documents for existing and new staff, document all processes and prepare an on-boarding process for any new staff
• Put in place a process to ensure continuous adherence to the new standards and for regular audit
Key interactions:
• You will primarily work with the Operations Manager to whom you will report, the Buyer and the packing team.
• You will get support from an external Food Safety expert if needed

What you’ll get:
• An exciting opportunity to be part of a sustainable challenger brand, helping reduce food waste one wonky carrot at a time.
• Free fresh fruits in the office
• Discount on Oddbox fruit and veggies.
• Free tea and coffee

Other details
Start date: ASAP
• Compensation – National Minimum Wage
• Duration of role – 1 to 2 months internship
• Location – Our office in Mitcham, South West London
This is a once in a lifetime, super exciting opportunity of working in a rapid growth, ethical company. We want to prove that sustainability can be affordable and we can grow fast and do-good at the same time.
If you agree let’s start the conversation. We look forward to hearing from you.

Qualifications

Essential skills
• You are currently undertaking or have just completed a degree in Food Technology / Food Safety and have basic knowledge of Health & Safety, Food Safety and Quality Assurance
• You are very organised and loves a plan and to do lists
• You take things on, have a track record of delivery and are willing to go above and beyond.
• You have a positive attitude, particularly to new tasks and problem solving.
• You are driven and have entrepreneurial spirit, not letting anything dampen your energy and will push through to achieve results.
• You are eager to learn and a good collaborator