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CDI - QFS Audit process & performance Manager M/F

  • Posted: 12 Apr 2024
  • Quality & Food safety
  • France
  • Hybrid

About the job

The Danone Food Safety Audit (DFSA) Team is a united & powerful team.

Our mission: Drive and govern a robust Food Safety audit system characterized by a high level of independency, highly qualified Food Safety auditors and a systematic risk-based approach.



The Danone Food Safety Audit Team recruits a QFS Audit process & performance Manager, this position is based in Paris area (Gif).



Reporting to the Senior Food Safety Audit Manager, the QFS Audit process & performance Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining a robust Food Safety audit system. He/She will drive FS Internal audit performance and execute FS audits using a continuous risk-based approach and a high level of independence and expertise.

Your main activities will be to: 

  • As part of the mission to ensure the effective management and continuous improvement of the FS Internal audit process and tools,
    • Contribute to the annual review of the documents including procedures, instructions, and templates, as well as auditor tools,
    • Oversee auditor training content to ensure alignment with documentation and consistency,
    • Facilitate the documentation and communication of good practices shared by auditors,
    • Act as HERMES Key-User for FSI Audit Digital tools (Salesforce and CT Mobile) monitoring, managing end user’s requests, supporting in the design and facilitation of trainings, and driving tool enhancements.
  • As part of the mission to ensure the monitoring, consolidation and reporting on FS Internal audit performance indicators,
    • Serve as the KPI owner for the DFSA FS Internal audit process indicators,
    • Assist the Senior FS Audit manager in monitoring the FS Internal audit performance indicators.
  • As part of the mission to build the Danone FS Internal annual audit plan,
    • Support the FS Audit director in defining priority thresholds and the list of sites to be audited during year Y+1, considering the audit cycle, business priorities with the Region Operations.
  • As part of the mission to perform FS Internal audits,
    • Prepare and conduct an average of 6 audits as auditors per year according to the annual Audit plan, through a structured risk-based approach and in a fair and impartial way
    • Participate to auditor’s networks and calibration sessions.
  • Participate in projects,
    • Contribute to projects aligned with the team's roadmap.
  • Animate the FS Audit team workplace. 

Your main stakeholders will be:

  • DFSA team: All DFSA team members
  • SRM team: All team members (QFS standards SPOC & PTC, QFS Mgt System & Reg Affairs, QFS Performance, Knowledge & CI Global Manager, HERMES team members, Lab & Suppliers audits …)
  • Global/local: CBU/Region QFS Directors and managers, QFS plant managers, Plant directors, QFS auditors.
  • External auditors and consultants.

About you

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in FS/QFS function
  • Mandatory factory experience in a QFS or production role
  • Good practical knowledge of standards covering FSMS, FSSC 22000.
    > Knowledge in 2 or 3 Danone product categories technologies is a plus (Waters/beverages, Dairy/Plant Based or Specialized Nutrition)
  • Risk Based approach oriented
  • Good practical knowledge with Microsoft office software (i.e., PowerBI) & taste for digital tools
  • Well organized, synthesis and writing skills
  • Pragmatic, open-minded, dynamic, capacity for global vision
  • Ready to travel – fluent in English, Spanish or French is a plus

About us

 At Danone, we guarantee that you can simply be yourself. We believe that it's up to you to define the way you work, to develop yourself, to progress.  

With us, you'll work in an exciting, complex and challenging environment. This is how you will create new opportunities! 

You will work with world-renowned brands such as Blédina, Evian or Actimel. Be innovative, enterprising and the impact you will have will impress you.  

Join our movement for a more sustainable world. One Planet One Health BY YOU. 

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