Cargill Regional QC Supervisor in Mechelen, Belgium
Regional QC Supervisor
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Job location: Herent (Belgium)
This role is responsible for enabling effective quality control capabilities, developing talent and adequate analytical skills leading to the generation of accurate, timely and reliable results from the Cargill Malt AP laboratories. The role is responsible for overseeing laboratory performance and providing our customers with timely required technical documentation and will be involved in the planning and execution of the micro-malting program. The role will also require strong problem solving skills to enable root cause determination for technical solutions. This role will help ensure lab practices are aligned with other global labs.
Provide direct leadership, role modeling, support and guidance, talent development to the laboratory team
Embrace the safety culture in the regional lab organization
Provide oversight that ensures the provision of cost efficient and reliable laboratory services
Responsible for accurate and timely completion of laboratory analysis for all of the Cargill malting plants across Australia:
Utilization of Standard Laboratory Methods, or other industry recognized methods, across all labs.
Deploy and validate “new” methods as needed
Oversee the data management and reporting-out requirements to deliver to customer satisfaction
Provide strong structured problem solving processes involving the lab team and other key stakeholders
Coordinate participation in laboratory proficiency testing schemes for all the malt labs
Manage the maintenance and repairs for analysis equipment and their accessories. This shall also include any requirements for the purchase, installation and maintenance of new instrumentation
Direct communication with stakeholders in Operations, Commercial and Barley Supply Chain
Ensure timely and accurate results delivery of COA documentation are in line with customer specs expectations and retain evidence of derogations. Ensure shipment samples are distributed customers as required.
Execution of the regional micro-malting plan.
Key contacts to external laboratories and involvement for customer/barley suppliers in case of lab analysis-related complaints
Ensure implementation of the Cargill Good Laboratory Practice program and compliance of laboratories to Cargill EHS requirements.
Part of Herent plant operational duty
Bachelor degree, preferably in agricultural science, chemistry, engineering, food science or related discipline
Preference for any certification/qualifications for Lean and/or problem solving skills
Minimum 3 years experience in a senior laboratory role / quality control
Experience in identifying trends and problem solving with results
Experience in partnering with a wider internal and external customer base
Experience in the calibration, maintenance and trouble shooting with laboratory instruments
Analytical and detailed
Ability to quickly respond to and resolve issues
Strong learning agility
Ability to deal with ambiguity and understand who to engage with to assist with problem solving
Good strategic thinker
Possess good disciplined thought and disciplined action
Ability to connect with people in various levels of the organization
Strong leader with excellent coordination and time management skills
High adaptability and capacity for change
Comfortable communicating and operating in a virtual team environment
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety
Primary Location Belgium-BRU-Herent
Other Locations Belgium-VAN-Mechelen
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: HER00413