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Quality Specialist

Posted 24 Jan 2023
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Dutch (Fluent)

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Overview

The Quality Specialist is part of the QSHE department and is responsible for setting up (in accordance with international and PepsiCo standards), managing and improving the systems around the food quality required for being able to produce products of high quality for the benefit of employees and consumers. Furthermore, the quality specialist is responsible for the sanitation duties within the company and facilitating the end of week cleaning.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, management and control of the quality system. Executing actions
  • First point of contact voor quality problems. Providing consultation
  • QCDM; responsible for the Quality KPI’s during the QCDM 24 hr meeting. Executing actions
  • Responsible for determining the standards in the field of Sanitation and compliance and monitoring these standards. Making decisions
  • Maintaining and improving the Master Sanitation Schedule based on microbiological data and feedback from Operations. Executing actions
  • Develop and provide training in the field of Food Safety and Sanitation. Executing actions
  • Supervising and managing the external cleaning company. Consultation
  • QCDM; Responsible for the follow-up of 5 why’s for the QFS department. Executing actions
  • Responsible for the development, management and assurance of GQS standards, including the Quality Wall, EMP program and compliance with e-legislation. Executing actions
  • Responsible for the management and implementation of actions in case of deviations from primar and secondary packaging material. Making decisions
  • Responsible for improving awareness and level of knowledge in the field of quality at all levels in the organization. Providing consultation
  • Responsible for the weekly pest controle checks and the follow-up of new points. Executing actions
  • Responsible for the performance management of the external cleaning company Making decisions
  • Responsible for the sensitive ingredient program and follow-up towards suppliers Making decisions

Qualifications

  • Dutch-speaking
  • Knowledge at Bachelor / academic level (food technology or similar prefered)
  • Substantive knowledge about quality standards and relevant legislastion.
  • Being able to implement improvements based on practical orientation.
  • Knowledge about project based working, QCDM, LEAN manufacturing and working in a Plan Do Check Act cycle.
  • Excellent and proven facilitation skills
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

About PepsiCo

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $79 billion in net revenue in 2021, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay’s, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability and human capital at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people.

Why PepsiCo The Netherlands?

PepsiCo The Netherlands currently employs around 630 people at its 4 sites, including our headquarters in Utrecht and three production sites in Rotterdam, Zaandam and Broek op Langedijk. With well-known strong brands such as Pepsi, Lay’s, Quaker and Duyvis, we are in the Top 6 of food companies in The Netherlands. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and were rewarded for the 10th time with the Top Employer certification The Netherlands and Europe. Joining PepsiCo means joining a dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are encouraged.

PepsiCo is een van de grootste voedingsmiddelen- en drankenbedrijven ter wereld met een netto-omzet van ruim 60 miljard dollar en 285.000 medewerkers in meer dan 200 landen. PepsiCo voert een groot aantal merken, waarvan er 23 een jaarlijkse omzet hebben van meer dan 1 miljard dollar.
Als PepsiCo Nederland voeren wij bekende sterke merken zoals 7UP, Alvalle, Caleb’s Kola, Cheetos, Doritos, Duyvis, Gatorade, Lay's, Mountain Dew, Naked, Pepsi, Quaker, Snack a Jacks, Sunbreaks en Tropicana.

FMCG
Utrecht
Active in 200 countries
285,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 30 years

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