Quality Deployment & Specification Management Specialst (EMENA)

 

ABOUT ofi
ofi is a global leader offering naturally good food & beverage ingredients and solutions, operating in over 48 countries. Our team of +15,000 full-time, seasonal, contract and temporary employees have built a leadership position in many businesses including – cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts, & spices.

The role  
An opportunity has arisen for a Quality deployment & Specification management specialist in Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands. 

Responsibilities

  • Perform a feasibility study on special customer requirements on quality parameters, including technical feasibility, business impact, cost assessment
  • Interact with key stakeholders on alignment and deployment of changes in all sites, related to quality parameters, methods, quality standards 
  • Global governance of deZaan Quality parameters and its alignment
  • Responsible for the coordination on commercial approvals together with local QA / QC managers, PD&I and sales.
  • Initiate efficiency improvements on inspection plans based on data trends and customer requirements.
  • Alignment on quality parameters, targets and methods as well as sample plans, in collaboration with customers
  • Drive projects to improve effectiveness and performance of the quality parameters
  • Periodic review of rejections/OoS and drive improvement programs with the respective sites
  • Support and follow-through on rejections and customer retrieval management 
  • Project management on new specification deployment
  • Act as key contact person on quality parameters for PD&I, PLMs in collaboration with site QA/QC managers/Site production and R&D
  • Define specifications including regulatory requirements of new product / items  in collaboration with QC/QA
  • Lead the roll-out of the global QMS across all EU sites
  • Governance of the concessions and improvement plans for QMS in EU
  • Coordinate all dashboard activities for EU Quality report
  • Review of EU CAPA dashboard initiate alignment across the sites

Personal requirements
The successful candidate will possess the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science or similar discipline; 
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in quality assurance, food safety and ; 
  • Projectmanagement skills;
  • Fluent in English; 
  • Good time management, ability to multitask, prioritise and meet deadlines; 
  • Strong stakeholder management skills;
  • Being driven by results and performance; 
  • Good communication skill; both verbally and in writing;
  • Experience with SAP is a pre.

For recruitment agencies:

We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

You are applying for the job Quality Deployment & Specification Management Specialst (EMENA) at ofi Cocoa.

By checking this box, I hereby acknowledge that I have read, understood and agree to the provisions of the Personal Information Collection Notice and the Privacy Statement and that:

  • I consent to the use and collection of Personal Data for the specific Purposes shown.
  • I understand that I have the right to withdraw consent, subject to applicable law.
  • I acknowledge and understand the stated legal bases on which my Personal Data will be used and collected if I proceed.

You agree with the storage of your provided data in a database. This information will be handled quickly and confidentially. Your information will not be provided to third parties. On the basis of this information we can check to what extent these match vacancies.

By letting the application go, that your data is stored in a database.

We will only use the data for the reference named purposes. You can withdraw the permissions at any time by contacting us.