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Quality Manager

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Date: Mar 24, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1013BK

Company: Bunge

Are you the Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager that will maintain the safety and control of our products? We offer you a dynamic and international environment at our office in the harbor area of Amsterdam. Your scope will be broad (Multisectoral – Feed, Food & Pharma); You will be able to make important decisions and truly make a difference in Bunge!

Bunge is one of the world’s leading agribusiness and food ingredient companies. Thanks to their integrated supply chain, Bunge sources soybeans, rapeseeds and sunflower seeds from reliable growers. The result is high quality and full traceability from seed to ingredient. Main clients of Bunge are producers of chocolate, bakery, dairy, aqua feed and milk replacers.

In this position, you will become part of the Bunge team, consisting of 9 colleagues (1 lab coordinator & lab analysts) who will become your direct reports. Working in the Bunge team means ensuring safe manufacturing of quality products to serve Bunge’s customers. You will report directly to the Plant Manager Amsterdam.

More on your role as Quality Manager: 
You will be responsible for controlling the quality and food-safety of our products up to their delivery to our customers. You will do so by leading the Quality Department and by making sure that we are in compliance with all the laws & regulations (food & feed safety, product quality & risk management). While applying quality tools, methodologies and procedures, you are ensuring the upmost quality in products or services in HACCP system, EFISC and ISO standards. 
In addition, you will monitor production methods, ensure quality in the product beginning (raw product up to finished product) and inspect products and production processes; This includes monitoring storage and shipping.
Lastly, you will perform internal audits and ensure feedback from customers on QA of products. We will rely on your recommendations for improvements if you notice any areas of weakness!
Other Accountabilities:

  • Coordination of laboratory and quality control;
  • Creation and implementation inspection and testing criteria/procedures;
  • Keeping in touch with the local authorities for the purpose of annual assessments, regular inspections and possible authorizations; 
  • The need to conduct research and development activities necessary in connection with any new projects or for the improvement of the efficiency of the actions undertaken by the management.

Your profile

  • You have 5+ years of experience in managing a Quality Department, preferably in the Food or Feed sector;
  • Higher professional education in food technology, chemical or health science related study;
  • Knowledge of the legislative requirements in the field;
  • SAP & Office experience;
  • Knowledge of HACCP, EFISC, FSSC 22000 and HALAL/KOSHER/IP;
  • English at advanced level, Dutch is desirable.


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to see your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!
In case of questions, please reach out to Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Lead N/W Europe at

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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