Quality Assurance worker/Co-operative member

Essential Trading Co-operative
£19,364.80 to £19,884.80
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Part-time concidered
Details of Role: 

Are you passionate about vegetarian/vegan, fair-trade and organic products? We are looking for a motivated and dynamic Quality Assurance worker! You will be responsible for maintaining, inspecting, verifying and updating records relating to Quality Assurance (internal/external), maintaining good working relationships with customers, suppliers, external agencies and co-workers.

Located in the vibrant and welcoming city of Bristol, with its independent spirit, underground life and great landscapes, Essential is offering a full time permanent role in one of its key departments. We pride ourselves on cultivating a close and friendly relationship with our customers and suppliers, which is why politeness, good communication skills and a methodical personality are expected. We also require knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and business awareness.

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

As a worker co-operative, Essential provides unique opportunities and challenges: you can be sure of a meaningful job, with the chance to become involved in a variety of projects beyond your core responsibilities. After a successful probation, you will have the chance to become a member and help determine the direction our co-op takes in the future as a co-director of the business.

Please see the job description / person specification for further details and below for other information and an application form.

The salary starts at £9.31 per hour, raising to £9.56, plus benefits and member discount.
Deadline for applications is 9am Wednesday 13th February 2019.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 13 February, 2019 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

To apply, download a form from our website:

Contact Person: 
Essential HR
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
Unit 3, Lodge Causeway Trading Est, Bristol BS16 3JB