Plant Quality Manager – Roquette Gokak Karnataka

About the Job – Plant Quality Manager – Roquette Gokak Karnataka

Roquette is a family-owned global leader in plant-based ingredients and a leading provider of pharmaceutical excipients.
Want to help us make a difference?
Using plant-based resources, we collaborate with our customers and partners to imagine and offer ingredients to better feed people and treat patients.
Each of our ingredients responds to unique and essential needs, and they enable healthier lifestyles.
To meet our challenges, we are looking for a Plant Quality Manager within the Quality team! This position will be located in Gokak.
Our Team
In India, Roquette is the industry leader supplying to both Global and leading Indian companies. Its 5 manufacturing plants and a commercial office in India touch several lives on a daily basis. To support its global ambitions, India is a key priority for Roquette in terms of investments to support profitable growth in Asia Pacific region.

You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growth oriented environment that will help in your career progression. By joining Roquette you can contribute directly to improve and enhance the well-being of millions of people worldwide.

Their mission ?
Our mission is to define and implement processes whoch will further strengthen our strategy to grant best access to market solutions and lower Total Cost of Ownership o support Customers satisfaction and Business development.
Your experience and talents will make the difference to:
This position will be responsible for Quality & Food Safety Management System & Performance of site and work in close coordination of site coordination team for implementation of the “Roquette Total Quality Policy” and all relevant standards and tools at site in order to ensure the Food and Health Safety & Regulatory compliances by continuous improvement and customer satisfaction

Key Accountabilities:

  • Guarantee the Customer satisfaction and ensure the Food safety performances
  • Contributing actively to the site Quality strategy, policy, and standards with consultation with India Quality head.
  • Managing and developing the Quality & Food safety Management system at site Network.
  • Lead external & internal Quality audits.
  • Leading the follow-up of major quality deviation raised during external & internal audits at site
  • Quality & Food safety will be one of key differentiation factor of Roquette
  • “One Roquette” in term of perceived quality & Food safety image from our customers.
  • Foster quality & food safety culture at site via campaign, GEMA walk, training etc.
  • Lead & coordinate for HACCP study & review with team as per defined frequency. Ensure compliances of PRP, OPRP & CCP.
  • Manage and develop Quality & food safety documentation as per required standard.
  • Lead change control management.
  • Define and lead the internal audits & Management review meeting as per yearly calendar.
  • Identify and detect improvement opportunities, based on external or internal audits assessment.
  • Provide technical assistance and services to customers (Customer documentation).
  • Manage and develop the skills, competences, of shop floor team members to meet customer expectation and develop quality culture.
  • Ensure pest control activity at site & provide technical support to PCO.
  • Identify / share best practices and improve the standardization level.
  • Lead the Quality & Food safety communication within sites.
  • Lead and maintain the relevant product license and system certificate to meet customer requirement and compliance of concerned Quality regulatory.
  • Lead the QA team to work together with the help of other functions to handle customer complaints & other customer responses in proactive way.
  • Monitor food safety incidences to ensure zero defect.
  • Support to SC & encourage good warehouse practices & Good dispatch practices.
  • With the support of HR Business partner, contribute to deploy quality & food safety training at site.
  • Develop quality & food safety culture & develop total quality principle at Gokak site.
  • Specificities:
  • Strong knowledge of Quality operations at factory, Cross functional stake holder management, good Inter personal skills, Hands on experience on the ground.
Key Competencies Requirements

Functional competencies
Ability to create and share quality & food safety improvement plan.
Ability to communicate, to influence and to convince to cross functional team.
Ability to challenge non-conformity in operations.
Ability to communicate with customers & external agency.
Analytical mindset, very good presentation skill.

Technical Applicative competencies
Good knowledge of Quality Tool implementation.
Strong knowledge in investigation & CAPA implementation.
Strong knowledge in Quality & Food Safety principles / norms: ISO: 9001:2015, ISO 22000/ FSSC 22000/GMP
Qualifications/Requirements: Master’s in science/Food Technology
  • Technical background with at least 10 years of professional experience in Quality assurance acquired mainly in process, food and pharma industries.
  • Lead auditor course in Quality Management system & Food management system latest version.
  • Specific requirements:
  • Good communication skill & shopfloor level working culture.
  • Ability for building a positive impact & long-term vision to improve Quality & Food safety culture.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel & Power point presentation.
  • Demonstrates strong digital tools and project management skills
  • Be a Strong Team player
  • Business Trips (Percentage): 10%
If you identify yourself in this position, please apply by uploading your resume and let’s start the journey together !


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About the company – 
Roquette is proud to be a global company where you can find personal and professional growth through multiple diverse experiences.
Roquette believes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion must be woven into everything we do, from the products we make, through the relationships we build with our partners, and most importantly within the teams we create and how we interact together.
As we continue to grow, Roquette understands that to be successful we must always be inclusive in our approach, by creating a workforce that represents the world we live in, and the communities and customers we serve.
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