Quality Manager

Skånemejerier, Malmö

Publicerad: 2024-01-16

Om tjänsten

Skånemejerier is the leading dairy company in southern Sweden, a challenger nationally and part of the world’s largest dairy group Lactalis with 266 facilities and 90,000 employees globally. Malmö Dairy is Lactalis’ largest facility in Sweden, with ambitious growth plans reflected in the ongoing and upcoming investments. The plant produce a variety of products such as quark (Lindahls®), drinking quark/yoghurt, ESL, fresh milk, cream and fermented products to the Swedish market and exports all over Europe.

Guided by ambition, engagement and simplicity, all our employees work towards the same goal – to develop and produce great food that is both tasty and healthy. Our vision is to become Sweden’s most sustainable dairy, and it’s not just about offering products that are good for both people and the environment, but also about being a sustainable workplace. With us, you get the opportunity to develop, grow and influence our common path forward.

In 1933, Lactalis established in Laval, France, in the heart of the Mayenne with André Besnier launching the production of camembert cheese under the “Le Petit Lavallois” brand. Since then, Lactalis has grown to be the world´s leading dairy business with a revenue of 21 Bn€, 266 plants all over the world, 90 000 employees, and still a privately owned business. With the massive portfolio including global brands such as Président® and Galbani®, the business is continuously growing sustainably every year worldwide. A family business offering healthy and tasty products that bring us closer together.

Quality Manager

Offering products that taste good, are healthy, safe and of high and consistent quality is a cornerstone of our work, and our responsibility extends all the way from the dairy farm to the consumer’s table.

Our dairies are FSSC 22000 certified to systematically ensure that our quality and food safety requirements are met (systematic food safety management). We use HACCP to identify, assess and control the risks in our production and products to ensure our products are safe.

Every year we also carry out a number of activities with our staff to strengthen our quality and food safety culture.

The role

The central quality team consists of 6 people reporting to the Quality director. In the team Daniel and Jeanette work with consumer relations, Maria is our Sensory Manager, Arina, Sara and the new team player have the roles as central Quality Managers.

Quality Managers ensure that the quality of the food manufacturing output is consistent and meets government and industry standards as well as customer expectations.

The Quality Manager´s main task is to ensure a suitable, adequate and effective quality management at site, market and division level. It includes also to continuously work with improvements in processes and projects within the area of food safety and quality.

We have factories in Malmö, Kristianstad and Hjo. The role will be based in Malmö and you will report to the Quality Director.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities

·        Offer expertise and advise head quarter functions as well as production sites within the area of quality and product safety. 

·        Work to achieve the company’s strategies and goals by analyzing relevant information and implementing measures to achieve continuous improvement. 

·        Monitor, communicate and implement new laws and other requirements.

·        Assessment, follow-up and reporting on quality KPI’s, RCA, action plans. 

·        Perform internal and supplier audits. 

·        Act for continuous improvements within the quality area.

·        Harmonizing and best practice on sites regarding quality. 

·        Ensure that products, processes and working methods comply with applicable legislation, internal (eg Lactalis guidelines) and external requirements (eg relevant standards, customer requirements, industry guidelines). 

·        Lead and participate in projects within the quality area as well as in projects for new and improved processes and products.

·        Participate in the building of an integrated management system according to ISO9001, FSSC 22000 and ISO 14001

·        Responsible for the monitoring of new/changed group guidelines and its implementation in the management system. 

Profile we are looking for

To succeed in this role, we believe that you have strategic mindset but at the same time are prepared to provide hands on support in the factories. You have previous experience working within the quality area.

You probably have:

·        University degree in Food Science, Quality engineering or other relevant education.

·        Several years’ experience working with quality responsibility within food manufacturing company.

·        Leadership and communications skills to be able to influence internal and external stakeholders.

·        Fluent oral and written skills in Swedish and English

·        A proven track record of effective product safety and quality management.

·        Good knowledge of FSSC 22000, HACCP, food legislation and food production

·        As a person you need to have a down to earth approach and a positive and constructive attitude.

We offer

In this role as Quality Manager you´ll have the great opportunity to work together with very engaged and knowledgeable colleagues.

To be a part of Lactalis Group, multinational dairy company, means many interesting dialogues and contacts around the world and it gives positive career opportunities. The group invests a lot in employee competence development and through the group the employees are given access to a network of colleagues worldwide.

At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do.

Contact and application

In this recruitment process Skånemejerier is cooperating with HEIM Executive. Please apply already today, we´ll interview continuously during the process.

For further information about the position, please contact Recruitment Consultant Louise Edeheim, HEIM Executive, louise.edeheim@heimexecutive.se. To apply, please click below.

In Skånemejerier, we work for a safe, good and drug-free work environment. External final candidates for the position will therefore be asked to present an extract from the criminal record, carry out a drug test and, if applicable, be offered a health examination at our Occupational Health Care. As part of our prevention work, we continuously carry out random alcohol and drug tests. 

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