13 Jan 2020

Quality Control Manager

Would you like to develop and maintain procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Quality Control operations within CO-RO’s DK manufacturing site?

CO-RO A/S is a global leader in fruit concentrates, fruit-based drinks, and home-freeze ice lollies. Our more than 1,200 employees globally work diligently to develop, produce and market products under our internationally recognized brands such as Sunquick, Suntop, Suncola, Sun Lolly and MashUp. CO-RO, founded in 1942, is a Danish company with a global footprint. The Brands are available in more than 80 countries with production sites in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Our turnover was approximately DKK 2bn in 2019.

The position

As Quality Control Manager, DK you develop and maintain procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Quality Control operations within DK Manufacturing. As department head you must drive the improvement journey according to the strategy in accordance with the legislation, the company’s policies set out by Global Quality Assurance team, and in accordance with agreements with the Director of Manufacturing DK.

Overall accountabilities are:

  • Lead the Quality Control team in such a manner that they are motivated, satisfied, loyal and effective team members who are committed to achieve the standards and the goals of the department and of the broader organization
  • Ensure that the function area is procedurally defined according to the roles and responsibility matrix agreed with Global Quality Assurance
  • Ensure that the functional area has the tools, facilities and resources required to solve the area’s tasks in a systematically and adequately documented way
  • Make sure that Quality Control of both raw materials and finished goods is timely, sufficient and supports the company’s strategies
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed upon procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Quality Control Systems within DK Manufacturing

The profile

We are looking for an individual with a strong manufacturing background within beverage manufacturing, with experience in Food Safety & Quality. Knowledge of leading HACCP and chemistry lab management is a must whereas microbiological risk assessment in food industry will be a benefit. Main criteria for our selection are:

  • Educated to minimum bachelor’s degree level in biology, biochemistry, or other health and science fields, Masters preferred.
  • 5-10 years of quality control experience in a similar position
  • Analytical and effective
  • Fluent in Danish and English both written and oral
  • Have team understanding, collaborative skills and empathy with 3 years of people management experience minimum
  • You are trustworthy and accountable
  • You have excellent skills for documentation/record keeping and knowledge of Microsoft D365 would be beneficial.


Soonest possible – interviews held regularly – Please submit your application and CV with relevant documentation to www.CO-RO.com/jobs.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Herluf Nissen, Director Manufacturing DK by e-mail Hnissen@co-ro.com.

13 Jan 2020

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