Quality System & Operational Lead - Amsterdam

Function Group: Quality/RA / QC/ Lab Analyst


With its headquarters located in New Zealand, this company is owned by almost 11.000 New Zealand dairy farmers and is the world’s leading exporter of dairy products. The European, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) office is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and employs a diverse and international team within the following key business teams: management & HR, finance, sales, operations, commodities, paediatric nutrition, quality assurance, technical & development and marketing. At the moment, they are looking for a Quality System & Operational Lead.


In this new role you will be the key contact for all product grading and release in Europe. You will be responsible for preparing dispatches and document samples for customers, manage and enhancement of grading data with supply partners and external laboratories, investigating options by internal and external laboratories for routine and non-routine analysis and testing for product samples and raw materials. Also, you will focus on communication with external laboratories for analyse methods and (internal) communication, and the quality system and documentation of the laboratory and supporting processes.

Apart from these responsibilities in quality control, you will also focus on complaints management by analysing complaints with the QA Coordinator, engaging with the suppliers and support the QA, Technical & Food Safety Manager.


  • You completed a MBO education in food (sciences) or laboratory research
  • You are experienced in MS Office and SAP
  • You have worked in a quality department and/or food manufacturing environment
  • It is a plus if you have worked with dairy products before
  • Perfect command of English, Dutch is a plus
  • Good organisational and communication skills with a flexibel mindset


  • Competing salary with a yearly bonus
  • Phone and laptop that you can also use private
  • 27 holidays per year
  • Public transportation costs fully reimbursed
  • Great pension plan


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Kelly van der Laan
Senior Associate | Food (Sciences)


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