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General information

All posting locations: Nijmegen, , Netherlands

Job Function: 07 - Quality

Department: 07 - 01 - Quality Management

Date Published: 04-May-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

1. Purpose of the job        

Achieve effective Quality Assurance- Quality Improvement and alignment with Kraft Heinz policies for co-packers- re-packers and supplier.

2. Positions Reporting and Relationships
 Reports to the leader FSQ Manager Copack and SCQM. 
Specific relationships:
•    With an agreed part of all co-packers/re-packers for Quality Improvement and auditing
•    With Marketing and Sales departments in all countries in the region (Foodservice and Retail) regarding complaints or issues
•    With local R&D departments and the central R&D in Nijmegen involved in product development to make sure that QA relevant matters are taken into account from the start of the product development
•    With Logistics (all countries in the region) whenever batches should be blocked/released as a result of complaint handling or QI-activities
•    With the team in the UK and Russia that report into this function

3. Dimensions
About 20 to 40 co-packers and re-packers. 5 Direct reports into this manager.

4. Principal Accountabilities
1.    Management off a team
2.    Audits and Qims
3.    Quality Improvement
4.    Issue management 
5.    Alignment with relevant Heinz policies

5. Key Elements
1.    Thorough knowledge of quality systems (ISO 9000- IFS- BRC- HACCP)
2.    General knowledge of food technology and microbiology
3.    Analytical
4.    Persistent and convincing
5.    Able to communicate very clearly both verbally and in written
6.    A lot of travelling in an international environment
7.    Ability to work under stress
8.    Ability to find his way in a complex business environment

6. Necessary experience- background
1.    Bachelor - or university degree
2.    At least 5 years experience in Quality Control and Quality Assurance in a food factory- of which at least 2 years as a manager
3.    Completed lead assessor course for ISO or equivalent
4.    Fluent in English in speaking and writing- preferably also in one or two other common European languages

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