Agricultural Inspector (Based in Edinburgh Area) – SGS United Kingdom – Grangemouth

SGS United Kingdom

Company Description SGS is the worlds leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.
We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are.

Job Description Role: Agricultural Inspector
Salary: £22,000- £30,000 (Dependent on experience)
Location: Based in Edinburgh Area
10% annual bonus
Company Car
Private Medical Cover & 4x Life Assurance (after 1 year)
4-8% matching company pension contributions
Birthday Leave Scheme
Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
Length of Service Awards
Health & Wellbeing initiatives
Christmas Vouchers
As an Inspector, you will be required to undertake a range of duties connected with the quality and quantity of agricultural and mineral products, including cargo inspections, sampling and compiling inspection reports. You will provide assistance to operational management as required to co-ordinate all inspection activities in a professional and efficient manner.
Key Accountabilities:
To execute quality and quantity inspections on shipments of agricultural and mineral related commodities at various locations in UK to ensure quality and quantity results are obtained as per clients requirements.
To obtain representative samples as per client specific instruction or by industry best practice to ensure product integrity and quality of analysis.
To complete accurate and timely inspection reports as required by the back-office support team for transmission to the client to verify our findings in the required timeframe.
To perform phytosanitary examinations of grain ensuring the merchantability of the traded commodity.
Ensure all test equipment is calibrated and adequate reference samples are utilised to ensure accuracy of results to protect clients and SGS from potential claims.
To conduct adequate and appropriate investigations when discrepancies are noted in quality and quantity results to issue with direction of line management appropriate documentation to protect the interests of SGS and clients.
Assist in the resolution of client enquiries in a timely and effective manner to ensure consistency of service delivery and agreed contractual obligations.
Qualifications We require our Inspectors to have the following skills, experience and knowledge:
Knowledge of approved trade sampling procedures in agriculture
Ability to carry out physically demanding work, the majority of which is outdoors on a 24/7 basis.
Effective interpersonal, teamworking and time management skills and able to wok on own initiative
Must be computer literate in the use of MS packages, including Outlook, Teams, Word and Excel software.
Full UK Driving License
Experience in grain sampling and testing (Desirable)
Additional Information APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.

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