Job Location : Luxembourg
Job Location : Findel
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®.
As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world.
The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of.
Join us, and you could be one of them.
About the Role :
We are currently looking for an APAC-MEA Area Operations Quality Support who will support the APAC-MEA Area Quality Manager in effectively managing the overall quality performance within the related Area along the value chain through a continuous and regular collaboration with the local quality teams to implement quality guidelines defined centrally, manage qualitative problems at a local level and develop and spread the quality culture.
OVERALL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Take part in Area governance mechanisms (e.g. area industrial site visits, etc.) and in new projects related to the development of the quality in the Area;
Support the definition of strategic KPI’s / indicators at an industrial level for monitoring performances and improving the quality level;
Spread the Ferrero quality culture and the KPI system within the perimeter of competence;
Relate with the Regional Quality Manager on a regular basis to monitor the overall quality performance (i.e. define the content feedback reports, schedule updates / follow up meetings, define a timing / recurrence of meetings, etc.);
Develop quality projects within the reference area;
Ensure homogenization of activities between the different regions.
Guarantee that Quality Guidelines and Methodologies are correctly applied and followed at the Area and regional level and provide feedback on possible constraints at the local level;
Ensure the implementation of quality improvement plans in the area with the quality teams of the countries;
Provide feedback and improvements to the central teams in case of ineffective application of established rules and methodologies;
Support the effective collaboration between local and central teams to improve existing guidelines;
Ensure that all quality activities are regularly in place and facilitate the relation and preparation of documentation prior to audit visits.
Support the Area Quality Manager in the management of critical non-conformities / incidents on the industrial side and activate a specific Task Force to accelerate problem resolution);
Activate adequate corrective actions and communicate with specific technical matter experts (e.g. Quality Account, Food Safety, etc.);
Carry out Root Cause Analysis on occurred problems and propose & define actions to avoid re-occurrence.
LOCAL TEAM DEVELOPMENT
Assess regularly quality resources in the regions to ensure that an adequate number of resources & skills are present and verify possible training needs for local resources;
Regular on-site visits to relate with local teams, to collect inputs & feedback and to share improvement actions.
Who we are looking for : Profile
MSc in Quality Food or related field;
6 years of experience in Food Quality in a multinational environment;
Knowledge of Food Safety, Food Technology, Food Chemical and Microbiological Analysis;
Packaging analysis, principles of statistical sampling and control in food industry, Pest Control ISO Certification Scheme (ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000, ISO 19000, etc.
Private Certification Scheme, Food legislation (GMP, HACCP, etc.);
Result-oriented, problem solving and attention to details;
Availability to travel.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Fluent in English;
Any other language is a plus.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero :
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are -
dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.