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Global Lead Quality Control Excellence

Country/Region:  ES

Group Lead of Quality Control Excellence
Flexible location worldwide 


Impact on strategy & contribution, 

Based on QMS strategy defined, design, orchestrate with other Group Quality Pillars, align, cascade and monitor effectiveness of all relevant group quality control standards used across the organization. Lead the design thinking, discussion, proposal, monitoring effectiveness and improvement of Quality Control and related processes across the organization, monitoring effectiveness and improvement for Quality Culture transformation and the broader implementation of Quality Controls across the organization.


At DSM-Firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities


Develops organizational expertise in key Quality domains:

  • System Strategy ( Short, Middle and Long term), priorities and detailed roadmap to ensure customer satisfaction, other stakeholders and compliance.
  • QCMS and the relation with internal audits and external audit/certifications/inspection.
  • Quality Control Excellence, QC KPI´s, LEAN QC workflow efficiency and all related topics.
  • Develops, in collaboration with BU´s, specific competency profile & skills, QC proficiency and training program and content.
  • Quality Culture Transformation, QC digitalization and worker connectivity
  • Define appropriate methodology for the QC environment.
  • Define QC Lab design requirements.


We bring


  • An eagerness to be one quality community and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future.
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things


You bring


  • Bachelor in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacy  and/or equivalent scientific  fields. Post Graduation would be preferred. 15 years’ experience is minimally required for the role in similar positions at industry is required.
  • Demonstrated Technical experience within the following Quality areas – functional Quality Control experience is mandated, Quality Management System and Quality Assurance could be a differentiator.
  • Proven Experience on Collaborating, Aligning, Cascading and Implementing a Group/Regional  Quality Control flows of information, development plans and Strategy
  • In depth knowledge of current QC requirements, standards and principles. Excellent Knowledge in related QC methodology, lab design, lab management and instrumentation.
  • Ability to listen, understand, orchestrate, collaborate, add value and continuously improve a Group Quality Vision, more precisely to Quality Control expertise development. 
  • Ability of transforming an idea into a concrete plan transforming into a managerial process 
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Good Leadership and Management skills with  experience of professional development of self and teams - Strong Presentation Skills (Executive Management presentations




Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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