Netherlands, Amsterdam, Adhesive Technologies

Quality Manager - Global Food, Hygiene, and Medical Standards


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Obtain and maintain certification according to international standards required Food, Hygiene, and Medical standards (FSSC 22000, ISO 13485, etc.) and meet business and customer requirements.

  • Understand International Management Standards and coordinate global implementation for food, hygiene, and medical.
  • Act as the global key contact and expert for the food, hygiene, and medical standards
  • Provide input into global food, hygiene, and medical strategies in implementation and maintaining these standards
  • Collaboration with global teams to define and standardize food, hygiene, and medical processes.
  • Identify and define internal food, hygiene, and medical global procedures
  • Support Customer Specific required implementation process for food, hygiene, and medical
  • Support external certifier and customer audits, as needed
  • Support food, hygiene, and medical standards incidents and complaints
  • Ability to conduct internal audits
  • Collect, analyze and interpret food, hygiene, medical, and customer audit data.
  • Be aware of changes to the International Management Standards applicable for food, hygiene, and medical.
  • Define internal training needs related to food, hygiene and medical standards


  • Degree in chemistry, engineering or related discipline
  • Years of total Experience: 4+ (preferred)
  • Years Exp. in Food, Hygiene, and Medical: 3 years (preferred)
  • Experience / knowledge of quality, food safety, hygiene, and medical standards with the understanding of customer requirements.(preferred)
  • Experience with GMP and tools such as A3, 8D, etc. (preferred)
  • Lead Auditor knowledge for FSSC 22000 and ISO 13485 (preferred)
  • Cross-functional stakeholder management (collaboration)
  • Project management
  • Decisiveness & Risk assessment
  • Drive Change & Innovation
  • Convincing & Influencing
  • Coaching & Training
  • Strong verbal & written communication
  • Expert knowledge on FSSC 22000 and ISO 13485
  • Problem solving (A3)
JOB ID: 1900057M