Quality Systems Leader

by Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 06, 2022
Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd.

Job Description

Quality Systems Leader


Your Future:

  • Reporting to the Head of Quality Assurance (QA), you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the quality systems in line with current legislations, Dr. Oetker, ISO 9001 & FSSC 22000 standards and best practices.
  • Work closely with the plant and QA teams to ensure legal compliance with all relevant food safety & quality legislation
  • Oversee and conduct internal plant audits as required to support an audit ready GFSI facility
  • Respond to consumer quality complaints
  • Identify quality and food safety non-conforming trends, identify root causes and support corrective actions
  • Lead the employee training program in GMP, quality, food defense, food safety, etc.
  • Prepare and distribute QA KPI reports
  • Provide coaching and education to employees as it relates to the development of our food safety culture
  • Lead the frozen ingredient approvals, plant specifications and supplier auditing to ensure raw materials and products meet high quality, regulatory and food safety standards
  • Provide quality services to all external departments
  • Update and maintain plant quality documentation in an Integrated Management System (IMS)
  • Providing coaching and feedback to one direct report
  • Other quality and food safety projects as required



Your Strengths:

  • A university degree in Science
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the food industry
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP, GFSI FSSC 22000, quality and food safety programs
  • Working knowledge of HACCP and the Canadian meat regulations
  • Strong analytical skills in MS
  • Experience working with SAP or similar systems are considered an asset
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Ability to make informed decisions in a timely manner within a fast pace environment
  • Demonstrates confidence and ability in dealing with external and internal departments
  • Can work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Actively seeks opportunities to improve processes and creates sustainable success
  • Creates learning opportunities to continuously improve yourself


Location: London, Ont.

Want to shape the future with quality? Then we look forward to your application!

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Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd.
3100 Nova Court · London, ON · Canada · Phone: 905 678 1311
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