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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. 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.

Quality Assurance Supervisor

In relation to the overall objective of the function to assure the safety, compliance, legality and quality of our prod-ucts, you will work largely supporting the execution of the Quality Assurance, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Strategy.


Core Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the QA Manager by performing timely analysis and interpretation / trending of reported data from multiple sources.
  • Ensure Quality Management System documentation is generated, maintained, stored and achieved in compliance with company internal procedures
  • Lead and implement assigned actions related to quality assurance requirements.
  • Lead the execution of the internal audit program and subsequent CAPA process. 
  • Maintain and to demonstrate and be able to provide a good level of knowledge and interpretation of quality related policies, standards,  procedures and requirements in daily work life e.g. reviewing business processes, improvement projects, audits, meetings etc.
  • Assess the capability of external service providers, vendors, contractors or toll manufacturers to ensure that their products or services meet the organization's quality standards/requirements/contractual requirements.
  • Participate in audits of external service providers, raw material vendors and as a Lead Auditor
  • Able to provide guidance to stakeholders regarding the update of their departmental manuals and SOP’s.
  • Participate and lead the site Quality risk assessments (eg.: HACCP, etc)
  • Lead non-conformance investigations and make batch release decisions associated to process deviations
  • Analyze and interpret Continuous Improvement initiatives and data / Performance Indicators (including generating reports, key statistics and follow up) / improvement project data, define and propose improve-ments. Execute approved actions
  • Promote quality principles and culture by working cross functionally, being visible, walking the floor, participating in daily and weekly site meetings in multiple functions
  • Work aligned with regional and global strategies

Academic Background

  •  Bachelor degree in a Food Science, Engineering, Quality Management, Continuous Improvement or related disci-pline.


Professional Experience

  • Overall work experience of 5+ years in a similar position.
  • HACCP 


Technical Skills

  • Experience of using computer based Management Systems and applications such as Microsoft Office.  Previous SAP experience is a plus.
  • Expert level of understanding of the principles of Quality Management Systems e.g. ISO 9001 and continuous improvement.
  • Good knowledge of business processes in Operations and in other Site functions/businesses on Site e.g. Manufacturing, distribution and Creation, Procurement, Sample/Application labs (as required).

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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