QA Manager - Assen

Location: Groningen, Netherlands Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent

The company who is looking for a QA Manager is currently world leader in the manufacturing of collagen proteins at 20 plants.

These proteins are used as gelatine in the production within the food and pharmaceutical industry, as well as in technical applications.

At location in Groningen/Drenthe, they are now looking for: Quality Assurance Manager (m/f/d) Your Functions

  • As leader of the laboratory team at Ter Apelkanaal you are responsible for quality assurance, therefore you will work in close cooperation with the German Plants as well
  • You improve and implement national and international standards
  • To ensure quality and safety standards you will accomplish regular inspections and audits
  • In addition, you determine the training needs of the employees and establish procedures and standards
  • Locally you will lead the HACCP and Food Defence team and support actively operational excellence
  • Globally you are member of our company's operational excellence network to share best practices and define company standards
  • You are responsible for various administrative tasks e. g. planning and preparation of shipments, batch registration, chemicals and various orders

Your Profile

  • Successfully graduated in food technology at HBO level or equivalent education
  • At least three years professional experience with focus on quality or process management
  • Good knowledge of the ISO standards FSSC 22000, ISO14001, ISO9001
  • Experiences in risk assessment and risk evaluation such as team leading
  • Hands-on approach to work, high degree of motivation and team spirit
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills as well as intercultural competences
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, German preferably
  • Advanced MS Office skills

We Offer

  • Flexible working hours and a modern workplace
  • An open corporate culture with flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • A high degree of self-responsibility in an international environment
  • Above-average remuneration