Naturex is a French company developing, producing and marketing natural specialty ingredients for the agri-food, health and cosmetics industries. Expert in the plant world, the group aims to actively contribute to the supply of natural solutions, through an offer oriented towards two strategic sectors: health & wellness, and food. Naturex offers a comprehensive range of natural colors and antioxidants, fruit and vegetable specialties, flavors and phytoactives, and contribute to the development of healthier and more effective products.
With the talent of its employees, the group places sustainable development and innovation at the heart of its priorities.
Naturex, headquartered in Avignon, France, employs 1,700 people internationally. The company recently joined the Givaudan group. Givaudan and Naturex join forces to meet growing consumer demand for natural products.
We are recruiting a Quality Lab Coordinator for a permanent contract to be filled as soon as possible.
About the position:
• Develop and Align:
-Drive Implementation of Global Quality Lab Standards and Practices Review and Audit Quality Laboratory Practices and Performance.
-Perform Gap -assessments & assess compliance to Analytical and QC Lab Standards.
-Support implementation of Givaudan Quality Laboratory Programs.
-Contributing Participate in Givaudan Quality Laboratory Coordinator Network.
-Propose and develop Policies and Guidelines. Drive implementation of Policies and Guidelines.
• Partner and Deliver:
with sites to provide training & solutions to close gaps in compliance.
-Provide technical direction in partnership with plants for 17025 lab certifications and to close gaps.
-Lead Process Changes in Quality Labs as well as assessing compliance to standards.
• Lead and Influence:
-Provide for Superior Customer Experience. Provide Technical support for Customers Inquiries or Continuous Improvement.
-Assessments of Customer trends and deliver technical support in terms of education and business solutions.
-Propose improvements to Global QLP Standards. Manage Harmonization of Naturex Quality Lab Standards.
Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and work in a team as passionate as you? Then come join us - and impact your world.
Your professional profile includes:
• Bachelor of Science Degree, chemistry preferred, with 10-15 years of related experience, preferably in the flavors industry.
• Strong Sensory & Analytical Skills, with understanding of good Quality Lab processes with good experience in Flavor, food, chemical or pharmaceutical industries.
• SAP Experience
• Strong Communication skills both verbal and written forms
• Project management skills