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Quality Control Avocado

Mission Produce is the global leader in the worldwide avocado business, with additional offerings in mangos. Since 1983, they have invested in people, state-of-the-art technology and avocado specific and ripening infrastructure to expertly serve the customers, growers and partners in over 25 countries. The organization owns and operates four packing facilities in multiple global locations including California, Mexico, Peru and UK/ The global distribution network includes 12 forward distributiuon centres in Nort America, China and Europe, which promote company expansion into new territories and categories. Throughout this history, they have remained rooted in honesty, espect and loyalty to provide a year-round supply of high quality fruit from field top plate. In this dynamic environment and grwoing business, no 2 days will be the same. Mission has room for a Quality Inspector who has experience with avocados

Quality Control Avocado


A Quality Controller with knowledge and experience

  • Perform and report quality inspections during loading, ripening, production and dispatch.
  • Complete shelf life and accelerated ripening trials and report results.
  • Work closely with the Technical and Production teams to understand customer quality performance and take action accordingly.
  • Highlight quality performance at grower level.
  • Provide guidance and support tot he packinghouse on product handling to ensure customer specifications are met.
  • Assess stock quality to ensure product returns are maximized through appropriate stock rotation and usage.
  • You report to the Quality Control Manager.


Passion for fresh and Avocado

Job requirements

  • MBO+/HBO working and thinking level.
  • Experience in the fresh produce sector in a similar position to QC.
  • Experience with avocado and/or mango is requiered.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Excel and familiar with ERP, preferably MS D365.
  • You already live in the Netherlands.
  • Good physical condition.
  • Driver's license and own transport.
  • You are professional qualified for a fruit QC.
  • Knowledge of common quality systems, such as HACCP and BRC.
  • You communicate clearly and fluently at all levels and you have a good command of English.


  • Working Independently.
  • Team player.
  • Stress resistant.
  • Pro Active.
  • Passion for tropical fruit.
  • Flexible.
  • Bold.
  • Accustomed to a dynamic environment.


Poeldijk. Easily accessible from Rotterdam and The Hague via the A20, A4 and A13.


A full-time job with a lot of freedom and responsibility in a fun, small and informal team. Salary that matches your experience and expense allowance if you live further than 10km from Poeldijk. You work in a refrigerated warehouse at temperatures of +2 to +10 C and you are also willing to perform (light) physical work. You will mainly work during the week, occasionally in the evening and sometimes you will have to work on Saturday duty or on a national holiday, in rotation of course. Employment conditions are appropriate to the position within this ambitious company.


Mission Produce has outsourced the Recruitment and Selection for the vacancy of Quality Control Avocado exclusively to FreshRecruitment. For more information, please contact Jan Willem Tolhoek, who can be reached by phone on +31(0)6 821 831 03 and by email [email protected]. Applications exclusively via Detailed information about the organization can be found at


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