Quality Manager, Horsens

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Daily management of our Central Quality department


Satisfied customers through quality management

With reference to our Operations Director, you become the manager of a competent and well-functioning team of seven employees in our Central Quality (CQ) department. You have a functional responsibility for our two local Quality Managers of our bakeries in Jutland. The CQ department is a function of Lantmännen Unibake Denmark Frozen in Horsens.

Your responsibility is to secure food safety and quality in Lantmännen Unibake Denmark Frozen to meet food legislation, food standards and customer requirements. As part of the Operations management team, you play a key role in leading a strong quality culture and proactively developing and implementing the company's continuous improvement within the quality area.


Your primary work areas are

• Management of the quality and food safety area at strategic and tactical level

• Daily management of our CQ department

• Overall responsibility for maintaining quality standards and certifications

• In collaboration with relevant stakeholders, prepare common guidelines for quality and food security

• Ensure support for local quality departments


 What’s required from you

• A solid experience in quality management from food production, optimally from industrial bread production
• A relevant technical education and high professionalism
• A mature pragmatic approach to quality and staff management
• Being able to contribute proactively with a holistic view in a corporate organization with clear values 
You have experience with quality management systems, certifications and preferably knowledge of ERP systems and a good grasp of the MS Office package. You also master Danish and English both in writing and speaking at a high level.
As a person, you are detail-oriented and systematic, and have easy access to complex issues. You are proactive and persistent and take the initiative to improve and optimize.

You are a strong communicator and you connect easily with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels. You are open and curious.

What’s in it for you

We offer you a great challenge and opportunity for personal and professional development as well as a career in an ambitious and growing company.

You become part of an attractive and dynamic company, where the fundamental values are Openness, Holistic View and Drive. You get a very versatile job with responsibility for a wide range of key quality responsibilities and tasks. You get a large interface both internally and externally in an international food business. Your daily efforts have a great impact on the fact that together we ensure the framework for high quality and food safety.

Least but not last you get the opportunity to make a difference across the organization as a member of our expanded management group, in which the common responsibility for our business goals and creating a strong cohesion in the organization are top of mind. 


If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact our Operations Director Rasmus Graversen on mobile +45 25168398

Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 25,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees and an annual turnover of SEK 45 billion (approximately EUR 4.5 billion). With research and operations throughout the value chain, we take responsibility from field to fork.

Lantmännen Unibake is a leading global bakery company within the Lantmännen Group. With expertise in bakery products for food service and retail, serving consumers around the clock and across the world every day. The aim is to make bread and pastry a profitable business for customers through tasty, high-quality products and innovative solutions and based on a sustainable mind-set and excellent food safety standards. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Lantmännen Unibake operates 36 modern bakeries around the world and has sales in more than 60 countries. The brand portfolio comprises a range of well-established B2B and BtC brands e.g. Schulstad Bakery Solutions, Schulstad, Bonjour, Vaasan, Pastridor and Hatting. Lantmännen Unibake has a turnover of EUR 1.1 billion and employs more than 6,000 people in 21 countries.
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