International Quality Technologist (m/f/x)

Berlin

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The role

Are you passionate about building food standards and systems across multiple countries, driving our quality culture to the next level? We are looking for someone with experience in food quality to develop and implement our Quality Surveillance program. 

Our Food Safety & Quality Assurance team is growing. We are looking for an experienced and energetic food quality professional to join the International team. Working collaboratively with our International Procurement, Culinary Development and country QA teams, the role will share best practice, create standardized ways of working, implement new processes, and provide regular detailed quality assessments of our food products– delivering on the Food Safety & Quality Assurance vision.

To fuel our international growth, we are looking for entrepreneurial minds who are passionate and result-driven, have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the ever changing food industry.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you’ll do

  • Based in Berlin you’ll be working cross functionally with International Procurement and local QA teams to develop and implement the International Quality Surveillance program.
  • As part this you’ll will be setting up our Quality Assessment Lab which will form another pillar of our Quality Management System 
  • You will define how we conduct detailed risk based quality assessments and evaluate food products against our specification standards
  • Prepare detailed supplier reports documenting product evaluations and any non-compliances to specifications
  • Work with suppliers to identify root cause to non-compliances and drive continuous quality improvement from effective implementation of corrective actions
  • Regularly analyze customer complaint trends, ensuring early assessment and detection of quality issues that require resolution
  • Identify any improvements required to HelloFresh specifications, communicating your recommendation to the relevant HelloFresh QA team.
  • Coordinate incoming samples with suppliers, ensuring all storage and disposal meets requirements
  • Monitor global food fraud trends, ensuring any emerging risks are communicated to local QA and procurement teams via our regular food fraud updates
  • Central oversight of the microbiological an authenticity testing programs working with local markets to define and achieve testing plans.

What you’ll bring

  • Food sciences/ nutrition or similar scientific degree 
  • You have minimum 2 years’ experience in a food quality role
  • You have experience developing and implementing a quality control program within a food supply chain
  • Experience conducting quality control and organoleptic assessments on a variety of food categories to specification requirements, without dietary limitations preferred
  • Experience working with suppliers to determine the root cause of quality issues and ensuring corrective actions are implemented to improve performance 
  • Expertise in the development of  best practice quality specifications across multiple food categories is highly desirable
  • You have a high level of analytical skills
  • Very good MS Office knowledge (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • You are a self-starter who is keen to develop your knowledge and skills
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Excellent spoken and written English is required

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support
  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Operations teams are located throughout the markets we are active in. We are a diverse group with a common focus, getting the best products to our customers, with the widest choice and the most flexibility. We are industry leaders in Production,  Supply Chain, Procurement, Food Safety, Automation, and Data Analytics. HelloFresh is expanding rapidly and we are always scouting for top professionals to be part of this exciting growth in both our existing markets and brand portfolio, but also in new geographies and new brands. Join us and play a vital role in getting the best ingredients to our customers!

Our more than 7,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days. 

We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 7,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.

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