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Head of Quality Management EMEA (f/m/d)

Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH. Burgkirchen, 08.06.2018



For our Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties based in Gendorf (Burgkirchen) Germany

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel / Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.

As the Head of Quality Management EMEA (m/f) you will be accountable for all quality standards and processes of BU ICS in EMEA. You shall lead and define all quality processes with consideration of appropriate quality level, complexity and regulatory standards.

  • Defines, implements, monitors and reviews QA strategy, framework and processes in the region EMEA
  • Coordinates all quality related information exchange within the BU ICS regionally
  • Ensures compliance of BU QMS to Clariant Group Management System in interaction with group system management and BU stakeholder
  • Ensueres lean and customer oriented QM processes
  • Defines, authorizes, documents and communicates guidelines and operating procedures for quality in the region EMEA
  • Establishes a regional QM network, defines (with Global QA) and implements global QA guidelines
  • Ensures best practice QM procedures and standardization in all relevant sites
  • Coordinates regional management system documentation (guidelines, procedures, DMS)
  • Manages maintenance of Q certificates at all relevant sites (incl. external and internal service providers)
  • Manages sustainable compliance of the Business Unit ICS Q processes to the certified-to Q standards (10)
  • Runs and manages Q projects
  • Defines,validates and approves Q processes within the BU ICS
  • Ensures the translation of Q related business processes + customer requirements into processes and systems
  • Defines, manages and monitors complaint handling process
  • Manages all quality related inquiries from external customers (e. g. questionnaires, audits, Q agreements)
  • You have a completed degree or PhD in Chemistry or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years in production and analytical, application or R&D labs, sales and marketing knowledge
  • Minimum 3 years as auditor in different business fields according different global or regional standards
  • You are fluent in English both written and spoken, German and Spanish knowledge is an advantage
  • Seniority and broad experiences in process management, manufacturing and quality management -auditing preferable
  • Demonstrated leadership experience skills (change agent, teamplayer, motivator, active listening, proactive acting)
  • High capability to act in an international network
  • Willingness to travel (˜ 20%)
  • Experienced in several of the following standards: Pharma GMP, ISO TS, ISO 9001, RSPO, HALAL, GDP, GAMP5, Kosher and known supplier
Our offer:
  • Challenging responsibilities, fascinating tasks and room for own creativity
  • Cross-cultural working environment with a great team spirit
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Excellent employee benefits
If you are ready to take the challenge at Clariant and the job description inspires you and corresponds to your qualification, please apply online (Referenz-Nummer 25404):


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