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Samah Rafiq — Quality Coordinator

Name: Samah Rafiq
Job title: Quality Coordinator
Employer: Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP)
Qualification: 8 A-C GCSE’s & Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (Distinction), Apprenticeship Level 3 Business Administrator qualification (Distinction)
Salary Range: Approx. £25,000

What does a Quality Coordinator do?

In my role as a Quality Coordinator I am focused on the Continuous Improvement of the Quality of our drinks through handling and investigating Consumer Complaints. I also co-ordinate the implementation of Good Manufacturing Practises, ensuring high hygiene standards across site and ensure compliance and product safety.

What was your starting salary?

I started on £16,000 as an Apprentice and as a coordinator I am on around £25,000

How long have you been doing your job?

6 months (was a Business Administration Apprentice prior for 18 months)

Where do you see yourself in five years time?

In a leadership position, ideally a Senior role

Did you buy something special with your first pay cheque?

The latest iPhone was released the same day I got paid, so I splurged and treated myself.