Group Vendor Quality Manager
Based in our global HQ in Brussels, we are currently looking for our new Group Vendor Quality Manager. Your mission will be to ensure that our suppliers and contract manufacturers are managed in line with our group requirements :
You will lead development, implementation and continuous improvement of contract manufacturer and supplier quality management processes and systems in line with our policies and requirements.
You will act as Functional Head of the Group Vendor Quality Audit Team. The Group Vendor Quality Manager will act as main auditor for global suppliers and contract manufacturers.
You will lead the development, optimization and maintenance of a program for Quality and Food Safety system specifications for vendors and suppliers but also for global raw material specifications (for all raw material categories within Puratos).
You will coordinate all contract manufacturer and vendor / supplier audit programs for the group by optimizing the use of internal qualified audit resources and external parties.
You will train and develop qualified supplier auditors in each region and site to support the Puratos Audit requirements and the Supplier Improvement Program.
You will use information from the vendor / supplier audits and evaluations to propose optimizations towards our Purchasing and Supply Chain organizations.
You will lead development, optimization and maintenance / update of our incoming material assessment control program to guarantee the efficiency of this program and ensure that the raw materials used are conform to our specifications.
You will coordinate all Group audit activities for sustainability (e.g. RSPO) in close collaboration with sites and suppliers.
You will act as a Quality partner for one or more business units.
Who are we looking for?
You have a at least 10 years of experience as Quality Manager, including experience in Supply Quality Management, preferably at multi-site level.
You are a certified lead assessor for food safety standards with practical experience in auditing.
You have knowledge of different Quality tools and Quality & Food Safety Management systems.
You are fluent in English (spoken and written). Additional languages are a plus.
You can work in a matrix structure, communicate and influence at all levels of the organization.
You have a problem solving and can do approach.
You are fluent in English.
Why would you join Puratos?
You will join a stable family business that has become an international market leader with a strong corporate culture and a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.
You will receive plenty of room to take initiative. In that way, you will contribute to the company’s success. A challenging work environment with varied tasks is what you can expect :
many responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work
training and career opportunities to evolve within the company
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