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Quality Assurance Worker (Temporary)

Essential Trading Co-operative

Posted: 10 Nov 2023

Deadline: 25 Dec 2023

Compensation: £11.26 per hour

Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract


Job description

At our Worker Co-operative you can be sure of a meaningful job, with the unique rewards and challenges of working co-operatively.

Essential is a quality assurance workers. This is a temporary position until June 24; full time (Generally Monday to Friday) 40 hours per week based at our headquarters in Fishponds, Bristol. Pay starts at £11.26 per hour plus a generous staff discount on all products.

Quality Assurance at Essential is an exciting role in our friendly Goods In team, with opportunities for learning and development on a daily basis. You will be responsible for liaising with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders; maintenance of food safety, organic accreditation, and other quality standards; and responding to matters arising, promptly and effectively.

The successful candidate will have some previous experience in food quality and safety, with some business / industry awareness.  We pride ourselves on cultivating a close and friendly relationship with our customers and suppliers, so good communication skills are vital. You will also need a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

You’ll be joining a diverse, dynamic and positive bunch of people aiming to change the world for the better. We are a wholesaler, manufacturer and retailer, proud of specialising in ethically-produced, organic, vegan and GMO-free food, sourced from all corners of the globe.

Application information

To apply, please complete our  online application form before the deadline of 12 noon, Monday 27th November 2023. Interviews are scheduled for 4th & 5th December with a proposed start date of 3rd January 2024.

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About Essential Trading Co-operative

Essential Trading is a leading UK organic and Fairtrade product wholesaler, Essential Trading manufacture and distribute sustainable wholefoods, ecological household products and cruelty free body care items across Europe and internationally.