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QA Expert Logistics, Customers, Consumers

Asahi Europe & International is part of Asahi Group Holdings, a global beer, spirits, soft drinks and food group with leading positions in European and Asia-Pacific markets, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan. As of November 2020, Asahi Europe & International Group runs 19 production facilities in 8 countries across Europe, and is the custodian of some of the best beer brands in the world, including Asahi Super Dry, Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch and Kozel. Within the Asahi Group, the remit of Asahi Europe and International is also to develop and manage all export markets globally, outside of Japan and Oceania. Covering 90 markets and with over 10,000 passionate colleagues on board, the business is well positioned to inspire people around the world to drink better.


Job characteristics

Location: Flexible within our European operating markets. Our preference is to have you located in one of our breweries.

Lead the AEI logistics, customer and consumer quality performance, quality standards and processes and ensures the alignment to Asahi Quality Assurance standards and procedures. Develop and support the implementation of in-trade quality standards and audits. Actively contribute to other quality improvement projects and initiatives within the regional Quality Assurance function.



Job specifics

1. Responsible for AEI logistics, customer and consumer quality performance, quality standards and processes

2. Ensure that Asahi Quality Assurance Standards are designed into AEI Logistics processes and fully implemented

3. Lead the quality risk audits within Logistic function and ensure that the improvement plans are established and implemented

4. Develop the AEI Quality standards for Logistics and provide support for their implementation. These include for example the quality receiving inspection plan, product storage and handling, long distance shipments, etc

5. Responsible for customer and consumer quality complaints KPIs and for the investigation of high-risk quality incidents to ensure that the appropriate corrective and preventative measures are implemented, and key learnings are shared across AEI

6. Coordinate with relevant Marketing functions the assessment of product performance versus competitors and identify key attributes to be improved

7. Develop and support the implementation of in-trade quality standards and quality audits.

8. Closely partner with internal stakeholders to ensure that Asahi Quality Standards are designed into Sales process and fully implemented.

9. Maintain a high level of awareness on quality topics across Logistics and Sales and organize specific quality trainings for these functions

10. Actively contribute to other Quality improvement projects and initiatives besides Logistics, Sales, Customer & Consumers areas, within regional Quality Assurance function



Ideal candidate has

• MSc Degree in Food technology, Brewing,Engineering
• Certified ISO internal auditor (quality & food safety)
• 10+ year in manufacturing, logistics, whereof 5+ years in Quality Assurance in large breweries or food industry companies
• Good understanding of logistics, product and trade quality, with core expertise in Quality
• Computer competence including experience with databases & Microsoft Office
• Proficiency in English essential, second language with AEI relevance preferable
• Driving license



What we offer

Company car (in case the candidate is located outside of the Czech republic, we follow the individual benefit´s policy in each country) 
Annual bonus and salary review every year
Flexible working hours
28 days off a year
Home office upon agreement with manager
Annual flexible benefits budget
Contribution to Pension plan
Budget for company products
Environment of growing company
Opportunity to work for top brands within FMCG
Exposure to senior leadership from all over the globe
A culture of continuous learning including a leadership framework (according to career stage) and career development
.. and more!

Please send your CV in English!

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