Product Quality, Safety and Compliance

Quality Assurance Manager

R-77801 | Bern, Switzerland

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

You ensure food safety and quality in the factory and are responsible for meeting quality targets. You are fully responsible for the people, machinery and the identification and elimination of quality losses and problems in the department. You grow your team’s capabilities and coordinates departmental activities in accordance with corporate standards, local requirements and ISO standards. In this role, you report directly to the plant manager with dotted line responsibility to corporate quality.

How you will contribute

You will ensure that all quality objectives, goals and targets in the factory (including regional and global commitments) are met. You will develop and track your department’s budget and eliminate losses. With your team, you will conduct regular plan-do-act-check assessments to plan how targets will be met, executing the plan and periodically checking and taking action to stay on track. In addition, you will ensure that there is strict adherence with all appropriate laws, food safety quality standards and consumer requirements of all manufactured products and manage crisis situations internally and externally in ways that support the company’s image, policies and business. As a people leader, you are responsible for recruitment and structuring of the department to ensure there are sufficient resources to deliver on plant objectives, set and assess performance goals, and coach and mentor team members.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Advanced Expertise in HACCP, Food Safety, Microbiology, GMP, GLP from the food industry
  • People Lead and coach with advanced communication skills
  • Advanced Project management and managing multiple priorities.
  • Communicating effectively and leading cross-functional teams
  • Advanced statistical processes and problem-solving techniques.
  • Working with customers, suppliers and other stake holders on quality related issues and to ensure compliance to our policies and procedures.
  • Digital Savvy (including SAP, statistical process)

More about this role

Main tasks:

  • Ensure Food Safety & Quality & responsible for meeting Quality Target of Bern factory.
  • Maintain & Leading all Quality related certifications/ audits.
  • Manage Budget of Bern Laboratory
  • Lead and managing the Laboratory, in order to meet the required targets.
  • Managing the Hold & Release process.
  • Leading Quality Pillar within IL6S framework. Working cross Pillars to
  • Coaching and growing the team capabilities and coordinates departmental activities in accordance with corporate standards, local requirements and ISO standards of Food Safety and Quality.

What extra ingredients you will bring:

  • >6-8  years experiences in Quality (preferable within supply chain manufacturing,) with strong understnading in Food Safety and laboratory.
  • Fluent in both spoken und written German and English (both are a must have)
  • Lean Six Sigma Knowhow and Expertise

Education / Certifications:

  • Switzerland recognized University degree in food technology or related science studies with practical experience

The responsibilities of this position are performed within the framework of a regional business model that is defined and managed by Mondelēz  Europe GmbH, Switzerland .

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

At Mondelez Europe, we are proud, not only of the iconic brands we make, but also of the people who make them. Our delicious products are created in 52 plants across Europe by more than 28,000 passionate people. We are the top maker of chocolate and biscuits and a leading maker of gum and candy. We make sure our powerful global brands and local jewels like Cadbury, Milka and Alpen Gold chocolates, Oreo, belVita, LU and Tuc biscuits, and Stimorol and Dirol gums get safely into our customers hands—and mouths. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are. Join us on our journey to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type


Supply Chain Quality Assurance

Product Quality, Safety and Compliance


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