Vacancy: Auditing and Quality Improvement Analyst, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Vacancy: Auditing and Quality Improvement Analyst, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Posted on: Aug.13.2021

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!


Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Purpose of the job

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

Positions Reporting and Relationships

Reports to the CE QA Manager . 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


Dimensions

About 12 to 114 co-packers or an average off 38 audits per year for and re-packers or suppliers. No direct reports into this manager.

Principal Accountabilities

Audits Quality and food safety Improvement Issue management (complaints and preventive actions) New product development projects with copackers

Key Elements

Thorough knowledge of quality systems (ISO 9000- IFS- BRC- HACCP) General knowledge of food technology and microbiology Analytical Persistent and convincing Able to communicate very clearly both verbally and in written A lot of travelling in an international environment Ability to work under stress (f.i. in potential recall situations) Ability to find his way in a complex business environment


Necessary experience- background

Batchelor - or university degree At least 3 years’ experience in Quality Control and Quality Assurance in a food factory- of which at least 2 years as a manager Completed lead assessor course for ISO or equivalent Fluent in English in speaking and writing- preferably also in one or two other common (International languages).

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
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