Business improvement and compliance: Through a Quality Assessment Thinking of the business strategy, organization structure and the actual quality performance level of the organization dedicated area of improvements was identified, discussed in the leadership team and clear communicated. All delivered to the organizational decision process as a direct input to the strategic planning process.
Merger and acquisitions (M&A): Through a planning process an assessment and technical evaluation of processing sites of interest was performed and reported to merger & acquisitions processes. In Europe integration of processing sites into existing system structure and quality organizations.
Visionary and strategic thinking: Turnaround of quality areas in global organizations with 5+ processing sites in more than 5 different countries. Based on an assessment a new Group Quality Vision and Strategy was designed and implemented achieving a clear direction of the area, need of capabilities, integration of quality in the line organization, clear focus on key tasks and dedicated focus on quality performance ambitions. Going from a traditional local technical quality thinking to a customer orientated quality organization aligned with both the business strategy and global customer requirements & expectations.
Organizational change and development: Designing new QA organizations for global clients, establishing both new group functions, merging existing quality organizations, designing the future set up for quality leadership of the organizations.
Governance: From an accountability perspective, implementation of clear and dedicated guiding of roles and responsibilities within the entire global organizations covering all functions delivering high quality performance. With respect to create a clear communication platform for integrating quality and food safety into the line organization – doing things right the first time.
Digitalization: Establishing new digital platforms for starting up digitalization of the quality assurance and quality control functions in organizations. With the opportunity to both transform the Ways of Working going from paper to on-line performance data, achieve cost reduction targets, improving the product quality, and implementation of a learning organization with focus on creating a more intelligent resource allocation.
Customer focus: Through strategic thinking and from a total quality perspective introducing and implementation of Quarterly Quality Review meetings with key customers, demonstrating proactive quality leadership, facilitating a common understanding of quality issues and challenges between key customers and own functions (Sales, Innovation, Supply Chain, Production and QA). Achieving effectively quality improvements and customer orientation of the organizations.
International Certifications: Deliver management systems complying with international certification standards, e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 22000, FSSC/22000, BRC, IFS., incl. performing evaluation sessions of current practice vs. standard requirements.
Audit Management: Auditing and approving of key suppliers globally. Performing audits and assessments of organizations.