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Quality & Food Safety Coordinator

Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Brabrand, Central Region, DK, 8220

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


IFF is a leading creator of food ingredients solutions for beverages, sweet goods, savory, and dairy products around the world. We help our customers deliver on the promise of delicious foods and drinks that consumers love.


Quality & Food Safety Coordinator, Nourish


Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and detail-oriented professional with a desire to work in a team of colleagues with great technical competences within production, regulation and processes?


Who we are
Quality & Food Safety is part of the Global Quality organization in Nourish platform and we service a broad range of IFF’s widespread product range in a global work environment. Our team is located in Brabrand, Denmark. 


Who we are looking for?
a well-organized and team-oriented colleague, who likes to take up the position as Quality & Food Safety Coordinator for our business unit Systems and coordinate varied daily tasks related to our production sites in Europe and South Africa. 


You will participate in the co-ordination of various tasks to ensure regulatory, technical and customer specific compliance.


Your core responsibilities
•    Handling deviations for products manufactured at our factories
•    Handling of product quality related complaints
•    Participate in New Product Development process
•    Coordinate and implement customer specific requirements 
•    Documentation and maintenance of master data in various systems, among others, SAP 
•    Calculations used for Determination of EU Preferential origin
•    Support stakeholders with relevant information 
•    Completion of customer specific questionnaires
•    Customer facing documents e.g. technical statements  
•    Participation in audits on plant level in Denmark as support to local QA
•    Ad hoc tasks

Job Requirements


You are a dedicated person with a relevant academic background within chemistry, food or dairy or the like. Knowledge/experience within food or food ingredients as well as knowledge about the principles in ISO, HACCP and BRC/FSSC standards will be preferred for this position. Microbiology knowledge is also a focus area for us.  


You are a competent user of IT-systems and Excel related tasks are easy for you to handle.


We will prefer candidates that have competences within the Quality & Food Safety area to ensure quick entry into job functions.


You must have good communication skills in English as well as Danish. 


You may be the right person for the job if you:
Can work independently and also build and maintain strong working relations with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You are analytical, systematic and pays attention to details in a changing environment.  As a person we emphasize that you are service-minded, have good interpersonal skills and are in high spirits. 


Please submit your CV and application in English as soon as possible. We review applications on an ongoing basis. For more information about the role, you’re welcome to contact Group manager, Quality and Food Safety, EAME, Kirsten Hjorth at 


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more.


We apply science and creativity for a better world.
With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partner with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves.
As a global leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we do a lot and continually innovate to do it better.
For more than 130 years we’ve been focused on finding the most innovative solutions to help bring “better for you” products to market. While we have grown over the years, we remain agile in our approach and put our customers’ needs at the forefront of our thinking.
We offer end-to-end service that few can deliver on. Our unparalleled product portfolio is the most robust in the industry and we have leadership positions across key taste, texture, scent, nutrition, enzymes, cultures, soy proteins and probiotics categories.