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Cluster QA Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
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  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
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Have an appetite for more?

Join a leading global bakery group powered by ambitious people that are truly passionate about delivering the best in everything they do.

With business in mind and people at heart we always work together to influence our road ahead. We want you to be part of our growth journey and of a great, global family.

To further improve our quality organization, we are hiring a driven Cluster Quality Manager

This is what you will do

As a Cluster Quality Manager you lead and ensure delivered food safety and quality of the BENEFRITES Cluster is in accordance with the Unibake global strategy, legislation, standards and processes. You will also be a member of the cluster operations management team. You’ll take the lead in implementing and translating the Global Quality standards to local and cluster level and translate the Cluster business strategy within the quality related strategy. You also will work on continuous improvement projects. You’ll be working closely together with the Global Quality Team and be an advocate of quality best practices within Lantmännen Unibake.

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Plan, manage and execute on quality and food safety assurance processes and activities to ensure robust quality performance compliant with national and international standards, legislation (food safety, labeling, etc.) and customer requirements
  • Create and implement standards and legislation into quality systems; ensure an understanding throughout the cluster and act upon deviations appropriately
  • Drive and promote quality improvements within cluster/country in order to continuously improve performance and customer satisfaction
  • Act as the Quality Business Partner and you are responsible for the implementation of local quality strategy, creating and updating the Master data and related focus areas
  • Develop and implement local quality and food safety policies within framework of cluster targets and in line with Unibake food safety and quality directives and Lantmännen overall policies
  • Ensure set up and maintaining of procedures for controls and documentation
  • Monitor performance (quality, food safety) by gathering and analyzing relevant data and reports to management team
  • Lead, guide and direct a high performing quality team and evaluate the work of direct reports
  • Build competencies within the quality team in a way that equips them with the right behavior and competences needed
  • Train, coach and apply Systematic Problem Solving methods to improve processes and eliminate root causes
  • Plan, execute and follow up on internal/external quality and food safety audits
  • Measure performance and secure audit of existing and potential suppliers according to Unibake standards
  • Secure that raw and packaging materials and externally traded goods are reviewed and approved to fulfil Unibake quality and food safety requirements
  • Define and execute medium and long terms action plans in order to increase customer satisfaction while improving business growth and efficiency
  • Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders throughout the organization (e.g. Finance, Production, Innovation team, Sales, etc. )

Work with great people

Petra Görman
Project Manager
"I truly appreciate the help I received from Lantmännen Unibake and my contact person during the relocation."
Yang Wang
Business Intelligence Developer
"There is a large diversity of nationalities in Lantmännen Unibake, and it is quite interesting to observe so many different people walking in and out the office everyday."
Carlo Rampini
Global Innovation Manager
"Before applying, I didn’t know Lantmännen Unibake, but I found that the company fits my personal values and interests."
Andreas von Bülow
Supply Chain Global Graduate
"People are working towards the same goals with a clear focus - also having the long-term development of the business in mind."
Henriette Penter
HR administrator
"Det, jeg er vild med, er frihed under ansvar og de mange forskellige kollegaer, jeg har. Her hilser vi altid på hinanden, og vi har rigtig fine værdier, som jeg meget nemt kan relatere mig til."
Muhammed Iseni
Teamkoordinator i produktionen
"Jeg har været ansat i mange år og skal snart i gang med en uddannelse, så jeg går fra at være ufaglært til at være faglært. Schulstad belønner loyalitet og arbejdsindsats med gode udviklingsmuligheder"
Cecilie Wiingaard
Marketing Manager
"Jeg har en tempofyldt hverdag, hvor jeg er stolt af at udvikle og markedsføre unikke brødkoncepter, når vi som team sammen fornyer og forbedrer danskernes brødkultur."
Beston Ali Bekas
Lagermedarbejder
"Mine opgaver holder mig i bevægelse og giver en masse variation. Jeg har kendt både mine chefer og kollegaer længe, og jeg møder gode mennesker fra alverdens lande og kulturer hver dag."
Gitte Kloster Pedersen
Teamkoordinator
"Som teamkoordinator er der ikke, to dage som er ens. Der følger et stort ansvar med, og der udvises stor tillid fra min leder."
Michelle Helt
Key Account Manager
"Kulturen forplanter sig gennem hele organisationen, og som ny medarbejder fornemmer man straks den stemning og passion helt fra bageriet, pakkeriet og til salgsafdelingen."
Patrik
Automatiktekniker
"Fra dag 1 har jeg fået mine egne projekter. Det er et stort ansvar, og forventningerne er høje, men der er altid tid til at stille spørgsmål, sparre med de mange erfarne kolleger og plads til at lære"
Jane Leth Jørgensen
Digital Manager
"Vi arbejder tæt sammen på tværs af afdelinger for at nå vores fælles mål. I Marketing er vi i fuld gang med at nytænke, hvordan vi digitalt kan understøtte vores forretning og skabe mest mulig værdi."
Johanna Seppänen
asiakassuhdepäällikkö
"Arvostan tosi paljon sitä, että Vaasanilla vastuullisuuteen suhtaudutaan vakavasti eikä se ole pelkkää puhetta."
Kari Mikkonen
paistaja
"Minua motivoi työssäni se, että olen tärkeä lenkki leivänvalmistuksen ketjussa. Yksi ei voi tehdä yksin hyvää, vaan siihen tarvitaan ihan jokaista."
Vesa Leinonen
tuotekehittäjä
"Arvostan kulttuuriamme, jossa on helppo ottaa yhteyttä keneen tahansa ilman turhaa hierarkiaa ja muodollisuuksia."
Jussi Taskinen
työnjohtaja
"Haluamme nähdä toisemme menestyvän, mikä näkyy avoimena ilmapiirinä, jossa parhaat ideat ja käytännöt jaetaan rohkeasti eteenpäin."
Angelė Knizikevicienė
Panevėžio ekspedicija, dispečerė
"Mūsų kolektyvas šaunus, su visais puikiai sutariame. Jaučiu vadovų paramą ir žmogišką požiūrį į darbuotojo poreikius. Esu labai patenkinta darbu, niekuomet neatsisakau daryti daugiau."
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Vilniaus kepykla, linijos operatorius
"Mano mėgstamiausia duona „Toste“. Aš dirbu tos linijos operatoriumi ir valdau visą šios duonos gamybos procesą. Tai labai geras jausmas. Nuo žmogaus daug kas priklauso."
Genė Plakienė
Panevėžio kepykla, kepėja-kūrikė
"Džiaugiuosi komandiniu darbu mūsų įmonėje. Čia vienas lauke ne karys. Kiekvienam iš mūsų labai rūpi galutinis darbo rezultatas - mūsų duona patenkintas pirkėjas."
Vladislav Bobrovskij
Vilniaus kepykla, elektrikas šaltkalvis-kūrikas
"Nors „Vilniaus duonoje“ dirbu jau 13 metų, mokausi ir darbo patirties įgaunu kasdien, nes kepykloje sumontuota moderni įranga. Labai patinka toks darbas, kai nuo tavęs priklauso galutinis rezultatas."
Vilma Šimienė
Klientų aptarnavimo vadovė
"Darbe supa profesionalūs kolegos, kurių kasdieniame darbe ir elgesyje atsispindi įmonės vertybės. Džiaugiuosi prisidėdama prie įmonės rezultatų ir būdama dalimi to, ką kuriame ir valgome kasdien."
Aurimas Matikonis
Pardavimų vadovas
"Visada norėjau dirbti rinkoje lyderiaujančioje, tarptautinėje įmonėje su karjeros galimybėmis visame pasaulyje, kurioje būtų svarbios žmogiškosios vertybės. Vilniaus duona viršijo mano lūkesčius."
Tadas Gaškauskas
Vyr. pardavimų atstovas
"Per mano darbo „Vilniaus duonoje“ laikotarpį su kai kuriais darbuotojais tapome ne tik kolegomis, bet ir labai gerais draugais. Tai pasako labai daug apie „Vilniaus duonos“ žmones."
Kristina Špokienė
Buhalterė
"Labai vertinu „Vilniaus duonos“ darbo aplinką, nes čia vertinama darbuotojo nuomonė, skatinamas atviras bendravimas, yra tobulėjimo galimybės, bei vieningas tikslo siekiantis kolektyvas."
Imke Achtermann
Category Manager D-A-CH
"Ich bin stolz darauf, Verantwortung übernehmen zu dürfen und finde es toll, meine Kreativität mit Produkten auszuleben, mit denen ich mich identifizieren kann."
Yanick Wendler
Export Coordinator
"Die Abwechslung der Produkte und die stetige Veränderung, besonders in Richtung Nachhaltigkeit, machen meine Arbeit interessant."
Susanne Voth
Controlling
"Ich habe ein abwechslungsreiches, vielfältiges Arbeitsgebiet und kann sehr selbständig arbeiten. Durch immer wieder neue Herausforderungen bleibt es spannend."
Bernd Burmeister
Head of Development
"Mir gefällt insbesondere die Vielfältigkeit und weitreichenden Möglichkeiten bei Lantmännen Unibake."
Marina Avstriiskaja
Pagar
"Minu peamine motivaator Leiburis töötades on teadmine sellest, et minu enda kätega loodud röstsaiu sööb suur hulk inimesi nii Põhjamaades kui ka kogu Baltikumis. See on äärmiselt väärikas väljakutse,"
Irina Novik
Operaator
"Tean, et Leiburis on minule tagatud stabiilne töökoht ka muutuvas maailmas, see loob turvatunde homse osas."
Petro Dobõš
Vahetuse juhataja
"Leiburis töötamise juures meeldivad mulle väljakutsed ning võimalus omandada uusi teadmisi."
Roman Dombrovski
Transporttöötaja
"Leiburis töötamise juures hindan kõige enam stabiilsust ja antud lubadustest kinnipidamist."
Kristel Pahv
Võtmekliendi müügijuht
"Leibur on kogu aeg arengus ja see hoiab ka mind tegevuses. Siin ei hakka kunagi igav"
Karl Erik Sahtel
IT spetsialist
"Töökaaslased Leiburis on professionaalsed ja mõistvad, peegeldades ettevõtte väärtusi. Minu jaoks on oluline ka tööandja paindlikkus ning töö ja eraelu tasakaal. Seda kõike Leibur mulle pakub."
Angelika Kärber
Baltikumi kvaliteedi ja tootmise projektijuht
"Pagaritööstus on huvitavam, kui võiks arvata. Iga päev on täis põnevaid väljakutseid. Kuulumine rahvusvahelisse kontserni annab mulle võimaluse teha koostööd kolleegidega teistest riikidest ning jaga"
Erik Peet
Logistikajuht
"Hindan Leiburis ühtset meeskonnatööd ja avatud suhtlust ning võimalust panustada igapäevaselt värske leiva-saia jõudmisse inimeste toidulauale."
Darren McNeil
HR Business Partner, UK
"I enjoy working with a diverse and dynamic workforce, our people engage with the business and enjoy what they do. Unibake has a passion for attracting and developing the best individuals."
Egija Klavina
Lead Buyer, UK
"I believe that hard work always ‘pays off’ and its valued in Lantmännen. There’s many opportunities to be involved in new things and the business supports this, if you want it."
Dave Gravestock
General Manager, Bedford
"My own story, from Packing Leader to General Manager, shows Lantmännen invest in their staff and give fantastic opportunity to grow, develop and apply for promotion opportunities."
Mohammad Nisar
Shift Manager, Milton Keynes
"We have great teams in Lantmännen Unibake. We all support each other through the good time and the more difficult times. We enjoy coming into work and are proud of what we do!"
Piret Riik
Key Account Manager, Estonia
"We operate in three different countries in the Baltics, and in three different cultures. Despite this we have been able to build a strong team that operates as one. I am very proud of that."
Ville Teelahti
Bakery Supervisor in Petikko
"I remember my first days in Unibake Finland Frozen. I quite quickly noticed that the hierarchy here is very flat. I can tell my manager and his manager things as they are."

Skills & Requirements

Your profile

  • In addition to a Master’s degree (or equivalent through experience in food or food safety, food technician or equal role), you demonstrate a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in food safety and quality assurance including development and management of quality concepts, structures and systems
  • You have solid experience in a FMCG and/or regulated process industry preferable with multiple production sites
  • You have experience of formal or informal leadership and you are familiar with change management
  • Fluent in English in combination with a proficient knowledge of Dutch and French. Knowledge of any additional language is an additional asset
  • You have knowledge and experience with problem solving tools
  • You have a proven record of continuous improvement projects
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft office
  • GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) certifications (HACCP, Diploma in Food Hygiene, etc.)

Your “power skills”

  • You have recognized skills in leading teams and developing people, which makes you capable of teaching and educating others
  • Your excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills enable you to interact with stakeholders at all levels
  • Your strong analytical mindset in combination with a helicopter view enables you to process, analyze and present issues
  • Your organizational skills are on point, you are systematic and persistent in ways of working
  • You are capable to navigate in a matrix organization
  • You have demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the different steps of systematic problem-solving methods and the ability to lead a process mapping and coordinate problem solving activities
  • You are result driven, hands-on, challenge the status-quo and take initiatives to drive change
  • You have a holistic view and strong learning skills.
  • You are an effective team player, a strong relationship builder, you are a born networker who can build credibility with external contacts and internal stakeholders and that allows you to share best practices both within the cluster and with the global organization
  • You live our values and Guiding Stars of Leadership and apply the Leadership tools in the daily work
  • You are a role model and ensure a healthy working climate

What we offer to you

  • Lead the cluster quality team and be a member of the cluster operations management team
  • Being a member of the Global quality team – which steers our organization towards the best in class quality organization within the food sector
  • Being part of a fast growing international organization, where you get the opportunity to grow personally and evolve professionally within our cluster or at Group HQ
  • The opportunity to work for an employer with an ambitious vision, resulting in billions of smiling tummies. Lantmännen – a cooperation of 20 000 Swedish farmers – is our shareholder whose down-to-earth and entrepreneurial spirit is reflected throughout our entire organization.

Sounds interesting?

We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your resume.

If you have any questions about the position or recruitment process, please reach out to Els Magerman (Talent Acquisition Specialist). If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Olli Lavikka (Group Production Director).

We will treat your candidature with the highest level of confidentiality and would appreciate if you'd submit your candidature in English.

About the company

Present on all continents, Lantmännen Unibake is a global leader in bakery products with Scandinavian roots. As a nation of passionate bakers we bring the joy of food across through our innovative products that still respects tradition – ranging from artisanal breads, indulgent pastry to comforting fast food. Across the whole world, our consumers are served around the clock through our partners in retail and foodservice.

We believe in a culture of openness, trust and structured entrepreneurship, sharing insights and working together across teams and borders to reach our vison. We keep customer proximity, agility and accountability on a local level and add the strength of a global organization.

Within the BeNeFrItEs-cluster (Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Italy and Spain), 500 people are giving their best to provide pleasure through food, resulting in millions of smiling tummies. We are an ambitious organization in full expansion that has accomplished a growth of 11% in 2019. Belgium encompasses 3 modern production facilities – in Londerzeel, Moescron & Ganshoren/Brussels.

Visit us at www.lantmannen-unibake.com


plupp5 reasons you'll be glad you chose us

#1It goes right. Right from the start. New people start at Lantmännen Unibake every day. We’re used to creating the right beginning, right from day one. We’re ready for you.

#2Baking is a people business. Lantmännen Unibake has flour on its hands and people at its heart. The whole process of making everyday products takes team work, open-ness and mutual respect.

#3It's a group thing. Working for a global business is different. You feel connected to something bigger. Your team has a higher purpose. Ripples turn into waves.

#4It's about baking the future. We are taking baking further. Not just geographically but in terms of innovation. We have a proud heritage but we want to explore new products, markets and opportunities.

#5Diversity is a reality. Not an ambition. Not only are we global, we hire a multitude of nationalities. At the moment, your future colleagues come from more than 40 countries.

#1Es funktioniert. Gleich von Anfang an. Bei Lantmännen Unibake beginnen täglich neue Menschen. Wir sind es gewohnt, gleich vom ersten Tag an den richtigen Start zu schaffen. Werden Sie Teil unserer globalen Familie.

#2Backen ist eines der ältesten Handwerke der Menschheit, von Menschen für Menschen. Wir bei Lantmännen Unibake haben Mehl an den Händen und Leidenschaft im Herzen. Der gesamte Prozess der Herstellung von Produkten des täglichen Bedarfs erfordert Teamarbeit, Offenheit und gegenseitigen Respekt.

#3Es ist eine Sache der Gemeinschaft. Für ein globales Unternehmen zu arbeiten, ist etwas Besonderes. Man fühlt sich mit etwas Größerem verbunden. Dein Team hat ein höheres Ziel. Kleine Taten erzielen eine große Wirkung.

#4Wir backen die Zukunft. Wir bringen das Backen weiter voran. Nicht nur im geografischen, sondern auch im innovativen Sinne. Wir sind stolz, dass wir Teil einer Geschichte sind, die so alt ist wie die Menschheit selbst. Unsere Traditionen verbinden wir mit den Lifestyle-Trends von heute und erkunden kontinuierlich neue Produkte, Märkte und Möglichke

#5Vielfalt ist bei uns Realität. Kein Ziel. Wir sind nicht nur global, sondern auch multikulturell. Wir haben alle unsere eigene Geschichte, Fähigkeiten und Erfahrungen - wir sind alle einzigartig, wir arbeiten alle zusammen – derzeit kommen Ihre zukünftigen Kollegen aus mehr als 40 Ländern.

#1Stabiilne sissetulek ja boonus

#2Väljaõpe ja täiendkoolitused kohapeal

#3Ettevõttesisesed arenguvõimalused

#4Spordikompensatsioon

#5Lisapuhkus ning ettevõttesisesed hüved ja toetused

#1Töö rahvusvahelises organisatsioonis

#2Kaugtöö võimalus

#3Ettevõttesisesed arenguvõimalused

#4Investeerime töötajate heaolusse ja arengusse

#5Lisapuhkus ning ettevõttesisesed hüved ja soodustused

Ellen Meeusen | Contact Person

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