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Quality Manager

Are you looking for job security, an attractive salary package and a great team ?

You'll find it all at Puratos ! 



Mission :

For our Andenne & Saint-Vith’s Puratos Site we are looking for a Quality Manager.

Establish, maintain and propagate a food safety & quality culture in accordance with Puratos Group standards and policies. Your aim is to develop a QA & QC politic specific to the needs of the sites with high quality standards. You’re responsible for all operational performances of your department and implement the Opex program.


Key Accountabilities :

  • You drive the implementation of GMP, HACCP, Quality certification, Customer audits, Puratos Standards
  • You are responsible of Introduction of New Products, Raw Materials, Packaging Materials in collaboration with the Business Unit/R&D/Engineering/Operations
  • You implement Puratos Quality Standars (ref Golden Unicorn). You manage customer, certification &authority audits
  • You ensure the Site Quality Control (organization & KPI’s, new QC analyses techniques…)
  • You manage, coach and train the QA &QC Team members ans you create a good working environment. You also ensure training & refreshment training in their specific domains.
  • You contribute to the optimization of Puratos Andenne operational procedures by active participation to site monthly meetings, quality meeting, task forces and other cross functional meetings
  • You manage and communicate towards Puratos organization and customers Food Safety or Food Quality incidents, recall or crisis together with the Andenne management team (BU/Operation)
  • You ensure the food safety and legality of the products based on the codex Alimentarius and relevant regulations. You’re responsible for full compliance of your department to all applicable legal regulations and international food safety standards
  • You collaborate with other departments (Production, Engineering, Planning/Supply Chain, Maintenance, Safety, HR, R&D, BU, …) in order to pull in the same direction
  • You manage OPEX & CAPEX for QA/QC department
  • You develop a QE mid-long term vision/strategy for both sites (AND/STV), supported for implementation by QA/QC/Environment affairs.
  • You provide leadership in proper customer interactions and communications to the local organization.


Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Master degree, preferably in Food, Chemical or Biochemical Engineering
  • You have 10-15 years of experience as Quality Manager in a manufacturing environment (food or pharma sector).
  • Additional training : Internal auditor, supplier audit, HACCP
  • You are fluent in French and English. Dutch is an asset.
  • You have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).  SAP knowledge is an asset.
  • You enjoy working in an environment that gives you full responsibility and encourages collaboration & continuous improvement.


Why would you join Puratos?

You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are key. You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Group, dental and hospitalization insurance fully paid by Puratos
  • 13th month pay
  • Company car
  • Minimum 5 training days per year
  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work

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Who are we?

Puratos is a growing, international, Belgian family business with a team of more than 10 000 employees worldwide. Since 1919, we have been developing, producing and distributing innovative ingredients for the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors and helping our customers to be successful. We are committed to the health and well-being of people and protecting the planet.

Are you looking for the right recipe for your career? Choose Puratos, a Top Employer in Belgium.


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