QEHS Site Manager, Kalmar

Are you a confident leader who is ready to set the agenda for the production of Swedish classic brands within cheese? Then seize this opportunity. As our QEHS Site Manager you will be part of Kalmar Dairy. Here you will play a key role in ensuring high quality at our cheese production, in close collaboration with your team and colleagues on site and throughout our whole organization.

High product quality and work environment standards for our cheese production
At Kalmar Dairy we produce 15.000 tons of matured yellow semi hard cheeses. All products are certified by the ISO22000/FSSC and ISO 14001. You will have the overall responsibility for quality management, food safety and work environment, ensuring that our production always meet set standards. Included in your responsibility is dealing with quality issues and improving the overall quality management of our products by developing and managing the QEHS function. Furthermore, you will lead a team of five skilled and dedicated co-workers in our QEHS department, including our site laboratory. Here you will play a key role ensuring that our department is properly educated and trained. All to create a safe working environment and continue to drive our positive results. Embedding Lean in our daily agenda will also be part of your responsibility, to ensure that we always are on top of our QEHS processes, maintaining our elevated standards of quality, environment, health and safety.

This is a highly visible role, where you will be an important asset to our future strategy, performance and culture. As such, you will co-develop and execute short and long-term plans in close dialogue with your colleagues in the site management team. Lastly, this position will give you a wide net-work, as well as collaboration with colleagues from Arla’s central QEHS department and other sites.

Decisive, robust and solid food manufacturing experience
To succeed in this role, you have leadership experience from a quality or production function, and you preferably hold a university degree in Dairy, Engineering, Food Science or an equivalent discipline. Furthermore, you have experience from government compliance, quality systems and audits. Since you will be part of a global company, you need to be fluent in a Scandinavian language, as well as proficient in English, written and spoken alike.

Furthermore, you are a natural leader, with the ability to see the big picture and lead the way. You are open-minded, genuine and with your great collaborative skills you act as a role model and inspire your team to great performance.

As we are also hiring a QEHS coordinator it is important that we find the right combination of profiles for the positions meaning that we seek a balance between the two profiles. You can therefore have a strong profile e.g. as EHS or QHS.

Application and contact
Apply no later than 2017-08-15. Please note that we will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis and close the recruitment once the right candidate has been found. For additional information please call Niels Bröchner, Head of Dairy, at +46723 86 66 75. State in your application where you have seen the advertisement. 

Please, apply via this LINK.



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