Can you ensure top Quality across factories, products and systems? Are you the client focused, ambitious international Quality Manager with strong analytical skills and a strong drive for continuous improvement? Welcome to Grodan…

This is who we are

GRODAN is a part of the ROCKWOOL Group, the world’s leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool, improving the environment and the quality of life for millions of people. GRODAN supplies innovative and sustainable stone wool substrate solutions for the professional horticultural sector, based on PRECISION GROWING principles. These high tech stone wool substrates are offered together with tailor-made advice and tools to support PRECISION GROWING (the most efficient and effective method of growing) and thereby facilitating sustainable crop cultivation. GRODAN solutions are used for the cultivation of many crops including tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, eggplants, roses and gerberas. Sustainability plays a prominent role within GRODAN, from production of GRODAN substrates to end of life solutions. Founded in 1969, GRODAN is active in more than sixty countries worldwide with its head office located in Roermond, the Netherlands.

This is the role

We are looking for an International Quality Manager who will be responsible to ensure optimal quality management and on-going improvement of product quality for all Grodan products produced by Rockwool/Grodan. As an International Quality Manager you will work closely with our factories in The Netherlands, Poland and Canada and with 3rd party suppliers. You will take care of complex complaint handling of our major customers, including reporting, analysing and agreeing on countermeasures, follow up, judgement and communication with Sales. Our International Quality Manager maintains the documented system, performs internal and external audits and transforms into ISO 9001: 2015. You ensure that customer requirements are translated into specifications and harmonise between the three factories. You initiate continuous improvements. Besides that the International Quality Manager carries out quality improvement projects. A vital part of your road to success is based on the cooperation with a wide number of stakeholders and especially with our Product Manager and Supply Chain Managers.

This is what you offer

On a personal level creating measurable results motivates you. You have the overview, analytical skills and passion to reach your ambitious goals without compromising the high-level ethical standards and values within Grodan. As you will be working in a complex international organisation you posses strong communication, cooperation and stakeholder management skills.  As an International Quality Manager you have a pragmatic attitude across cultural and professional differences and the ability to understand a given situation from different angles.

  • Bachelor or Masters degree, preferably in Industrial Engineering;
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in a similar position within manufacturing companies/industries known for their strong QA culture and practice;
  • Solid understanding of systems and processes in a production setup;
  • A solid command of English written and spoken, Dutch is a plus.

This is what we offer

GRODAN offers the International Quality manager a challenging position within a very professional and ambitious multinational company. You will work for the A brand market leader, with high quality, innovative products in an international setting. There is much room for entrepreneurship and personal development. We are proud of our friendly culture where teamwork and a down to earth attitude are common.
If you recognize yourself in this profile and challenge, we kindly invite you to apply, using the button below. For further information please contact Simone van Onck via +316 46 24 14 76.