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Supply Chain & 3PM Quality Manager

  • Posted: 25 Aug 2021
  • Quality & Food safety
  • Belgium
  • Belgium

About the job

For our Quality & Food Safety Department at Danone, we are looking for a Supply chain & 3PM (third party manufacturer) Quality Manager. In this position, your main responsibilities are twofold.

In the first part, you assure Food Safety Compliance and Quality Performance of our external partners, both co-manufacturers and logistic partners.

Secondly, you lead projects for improvement and innovation with the external partners.

Do you have the expertise in traceability, audit skills, knowledge of operational quality KPI’s and tools like SAP and project management? Than this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

You report directly to the Head of Quality & Food Safety Belux, and will be working mainly from the office in Brussels (which can be combined with working from home or other Danone-offices in Belgium).



Food Safety Compliance for Supply Chain and 3PM

  • You guarantee the Food Safety Compliance and Quality Performance of 3PM’s, co-packers, logistic providers and warehouses
  • You follow the performance of the logistic chain in collaboration with the Supply Chain teams
  • You perform the necessary audits and validate new partners based on internal standards
  • You guarantee robust Supply Chain processes in terms of quality
  • You validate the effectiveness of the traceability system and recall process.  Ensure effective traceability capability and understanding across the full network.
  • You develop standardized SOPs for all SAP transactions related to Quality.

Project Management for Supply Chain and 3PM

  • You lead and work on continuous improvement and innovation projects for our 3PM’s, co-manufacturers, external logistic providers.
  • You partner with internal stakeholders like R&I Packaging, Operations, Regulatory, …

About you

To be able to achieve the above and be successful in this role we believe:

  • You have a Masters degree in Science/Food Science/Technology or a similar major
  • You have at least 5 years combined experience with food, ingredients and/or manufacturing
  • During your experience, you were able to develop your project management skills
  • Experience in quality systems (HACCP, Food Safety, Logistics, audits) and project management
  • You work independently and take your responsibilities
  • You have an eye for details and implement structure in your way of working
  • You have knowledge of MS-Office and SAP
  • You are flexible to travel to different Danone-locations in Belgium
  • You are able to work with deadlines, with multiple priorities
  • You are fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus

About us

Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

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Our core values - Humanism, Openness, Proximity and Enthusiasm embody the way we aspire to behave in everything we do. If you are an energetic person who believes in these principles, then Danone is the right company for you! Join our dynamic team and help us make our vision a reality by playing a key role in the performance of Danone and all its brands.


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