Regional Quality Continuous Improvement Manager
Mechelen VAN Belgium
1 dag geleden

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary This role resides in the technical team which overlooks quality and continuous improvements from barley supply to malt final uses.

There will be two main areas of focus related to interfacing with the Operations network and with the customers. This role will also interact closely with the Supply Chain Team, understanding customer needs of raw materials to target the best quality barley from origins and suppliers.

The role will need to work closely with the production teams to ensure barley contact management is aligned with quality requirements while also being responsible for management and maintenance of technical Bill of Materials.

Ultimately, this role will be responsible to work closely with the Regional Technical Manager, Merchandising Team, Supply Chain and production plants to provide effective quality support for selected customers of the malt business.

Principal Accountabilities45% Plant interfacing & support :

  • Support operations to produce and deliver malt in specifications on time.
  • Interfacing with the day-to-day activities between operations and supply chain
  • Manage continuous improvement projects to ensure customer satisfaction
  • 35% Customer interfacing :

  • Provide technical support to selected customers
  • Manage derogation requests and technical customer requests in coordination with the FSQR Specialist, handles complaints process relating to product quality through effective root cause analysis with required stakeholders.
  • Contribute to delivering timely technical inputs required by the key stakeholders such as customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders in the region or globally
  • 10% Customer Solutions Project Management :

  • Champion activities related to the key projects with global customers and internal stakeholders
  • Fully manage selected projects from the customers projects portfolio
  • 10% End-to-End Quality :

  • Support management of Bill of Materials (BOMs)
  • Ensure processes and procedures support BOM accuracy through continuous improvement
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications :

  • Experience in managing grain quality, processing and / or handling
  • High customer and service orientation
  • Proficiency in material / inventory management
  • Well developed communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently, be self motivated and proactive
  • Contribute in a team environment through developing positive working relationships that are based on trust and integrity
  • Serenity in challenging situations
  • Good knowledge of production processes and procedures
  • Good problem solving skills and focus on quality and detail
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Degree preferable Master of Biomedical Engineering, or a higher degree in science, agriculture, agronomy, food science or related discipline
  • Has acquired knowledge of the malting and brewing or barley industry
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a senior technical, food processing or production role
  • Experience in problem solving and change management
  • Sound knowledge of technology to support business and delivery of role
  • Analytical and detailed
  • Ability to quickly respond to and resolve issues
  • Ability to connect with people in various levels of the organisation
  • High adaptability and capacity for change
  • Ability to integrate and operate in a multi-cultural and diverse environment, inclusive mindset
  • Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today. Follow us on LinkedIn :

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