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Naturex is an international leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sectors. Naturex operates its business through three business units, food and beverage, health and nutrition and personal care. The company operates 16 production locations around the world and employs around 1,700 people. Naturex became part of Givaudan in 2018. 

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com

Regional Quality Program Manager


Your objective is to ensure coordination, change management and assistance along regional implementation plans across departments. You are also lead a portfolio of projects related to quality improvement in the region. Review and monitoring of quality performance trends by means of agreed metrics and tailored scorecards or dashboards are part of the job profile. You will report to the regional quality head. This position can be based in our sites in France or Spain.

Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, bring value and are.


In this exciting role you will:


Support the quality Strategy within Operation functions:
•    Support building of quality culture and engrained in all Operations tasks
•    Build network with internal functions and get understanding of team members


Lead the design and the development of a portfolio of projects related to quality improvements:
•    Review quality performance data globally for trends
•    Identify user requirements, determine project structures and obtain understanding of stakeholders
•    Ensure prioritization based on business impact and allocate resources accordingly
•    Design solutions and establish strategies to implement agreed option
•    Implement along milestones, monitor and report progress
•    Coordinate and assist global implementation, change management and monitor progress


Promote quality performance through improvement programs and governance:
•    Ensure prioritization based on business impacts, strategic factors aligned with Quality priorities
•    Coordinate continual improvement of internal, customer and vendor quality performance
•    Monitor and support quality non-conformances resolution
•    Manage partner expectations and provide support for resolution


Support development of training and knowledge sharing programs:
•    Encourage systematic quality expertise and skill development through coaching and best practice sharing
•    Support industrial and plant directors with training programs and performance reviews


Are you someone who wants to grow your world? Who excels being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then join us - and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:

•    Business or Technical University degree at least at bachelor level;
•    Related experience of min 5+ years, 3+ years in equivalent position;
•    Solid project management skills;
•    Experience with quality management systems;
•    Experience with manufacturing technologies and product characteristics;
•    Understanding of Natural ingredients Industry – Creation, Manufacturing and Quality - processes with good experience in dynamic industries with high complexity (SKUs, demand fluctuations, MTO);
•    Understanding of Integrated solutions concept combining flavors and Natural Ingredients;
•    Change management skills.

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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