International Dairy Technologist (m/f/x)

Berlin

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The role

Are you passionate about building food safety standards and systems across multiple countries, driving food safety culture to the next level? We are looking for someone with experience and knowledge within the Dairy industry to  drive food safety and quality compliance in all HelloFresh regions.

Our Food Safety & Quality Assurance team is growing, we’re looking for an experienced and energetic Food Safety professional to join the international team. Reporting into our Senior Supplier Quality Manager for protein and working collaboratively with our international procurement, culinary development and country QA teams, the role will share best practice, create standardized ways of working, drive thinking in food safety regarding supplier approval and management, and support in various strategic projects – 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 teams to support the implementation of the International Food Safety and Quality Assurance strategy for dairy.
  • You will deliver strategic and innovative projects to ensure supply of safe and good quality dairy products in all HelloFresh regions.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives by coordinating the sharing of information and best practice across HelloFresh regions.
  • Build effective relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactively evaluate key risks within the dairy category and establish methodologies for mitigation.
  • Using your expertise, knowledge from industry and the supply base to develop best practice quality specifications for dairy and support implementation with suppliers.
  • Regularly analyze customer complaint trends in product quality and packaging to identify opportunities for improvement within the supply chain through to HelloFresh customers.
  • Develop complaint reduction plans and drive the implementation with local teams to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Conduct supplier and product onboarding ensuring compliance to HelloFresh requirements. 
  • Conduct food safety and quality audits to the HelloFresh standard at supplier production sites.
  • Support local teams with any high level serious customer complaint investigations or recalls.
  • Coordinate the artwork approval process for the dairy category.
  • Creation of templates and procedures to support standardised implementation of central policy.  
  • Be a role model for our HelloFresh values and the Food Safety & Quality Assurance vision.

What you’ll bring

  • Food sciences/ nutrition or similar scientific degree 
  • You have minimum 2 years’ experience in a food safety or quality role, ideally working within the dairy sector
  • You have knowledge of dairy production
  • You have knowledge of food safety systems and HACCP
  • You have knowledge of food microbiology and its role in food safety, spoilage and shelf life 
  • Knowledge of EU food labelling legislation is desirable  
  • 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 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 15 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 15,000 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 15,000 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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