QUALITY MANAGER (M/F)

About us

The family business Pacapime is one of the largest producers of corrugated board in Belgium and the company creates numerous applications with this material.
The ready-to-use packaging is especially popular in the food sector, but offers unlimited possibilities. With the slogan “Our corrugated board packs everything”, Pacapime does not sell air, because the company has proven for more than 100 years that it is one of the market leaders in its sector.
The company is known for its proven product quality and its very flexible attitude towards the customer. For a better picture, see www.pacapime.be.
To fill a new position, we are looking for a driven quality manager. You will end up in a dynamic environment with improvement potential and the opportunity to leave your mark.

Purpose of the position

As a quality manager, you are responsible for managing our quality management system, which is based on the BRC Food Safety standard, and for continuously improving our product quality.

Responsibilities

  • Directly lead, coach, motivate and organize the QC team (1 team leader and 2 controllers)
  • By means of targeted analyzes (8D, 5 why…) you investigate the various quality problems, identify the root cause(s) and solve them together with the stakeholders.
  • You are the central point of contact when it comes to quality and process improvement. You encourage employees to contribute to the quality of the organization themselves.
  • You manage our BRC quality management system (currently Pacapime has grade AA) and you lead the interdisciplinary BRC team
  • You support the development, improvement and documentation of the processes.
  • You are the contact person for various audits performed by our customers, external BRC auditor…
  • You carry out internal audits, set up the audit program and monitor the follow-up

Communication with

  • Commercial service (internal and external)
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • R&D
  • External auditors

Reports to

CEO

Qualification Criteria & Job Requirements

  • You are a team player, a good communicator and you value respect
  • We expect you to have at least a bachelor’s degree in a technical direction and/or to be retrained as a quality coordinator/quality manager
  • Experience in setting up and managing preferably BRC or ISO 22000
  • Experience in the paper, cardboard or printing industry is an advantage
  • You are certified to perform internal audits
  • Informative knowledge of the current software packages
  • You have a hands-on and no-nonsense mentality
  • A critical but positive attitude and great sense of initiative to improve processes are a must
  • you take responsibility for your actions
  • bilingual, both spoken and written: Dutch and French

For more information about the content of this vacancy and for your candidacy, please do not hesitate to contact Carlos Defreyne via carlos.defreyne@pacapime.be.