Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance (m/f)

HelloFresh, Berlin, London

Delivering great recipes and fresh ingredients to your home each week

We are the leading global company in the expanding online recipe kit delivery market. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable and challenging experience at one of the largest technology companies in Europe. Responsibility is given from day one to use your initiative and creativity to help us grow our business. We are fast-paced and love the food world.
As Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance you will lead the practice of food safety for HelloFresh and help to define the direction of our industry. This role can be located in either Berlin, London or Amsterdam.

About the job

  • Create and deploy food safety procedures, internal audits and compliance across 9 markets globally
  • Collaborate with the Operations team to establish and deliver on key performance metrics
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and coordinate sharing of information and best practice across geographies
  • Proactively research and understand all existing and potential customer quality requirements
  • Be at the forefront of monitoring all quality data for trends, themes, and opportunities for improvement
  • Perform analysis of all quality data, developing and implementing commercial solutions
  • Evaluate key risks and establish proactive methodologies for mitigation
  • Understand and help to lead and influence emerging legislation with the industry
  • Scope roles, recruit and hire according to business needs
  • Coach, train and develop the team across markets according to business requirements and personal career ambitions
  • Role-model our HelloFresh values and the Operations team vision

Who we’re looking for

  • Proven experience in a similar role within Food Manufacturing/Assembly/Distribution
  • Internal and External Audit experience
  • Consultancy experience highly regarded
  • Knowledge of government regulations (UK/ Wider Europe) 
  • In depth knowledge of food safety systems, HACCP and COSHH
  • CIEH Level 4 award in Food safety or relevant qualification
  • Intermediate/Advanced MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Adept at data manipulation and analytics
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, commitment and a can-do flexible attitude
  • Embraces change, challenge and working in an autonomous way
  • International experience desirable
  • Excellent English skills required

What we offer

  • A high level of autonomy, responsibility and ownership in your role from day one
  • The opportunity to have a serious impact on a growing Tech organization
  • Cutting edge technology, allowing you to work with state-of-the-art tools and software solutions
  • Competitive compensation package
  • International career development opportunities and business travel across the globe
  • Working with a fun, energetic and highly motivated team 



About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is a multinational meal delivery service with a presence in several Western European and North American countries, as well as Australia. The company was founded in 2011 in Berlin by Dominik Richter, Thomas Griesel and Jessica Nilsson.

Want to learn more about HelloFresh? Visit HelloFresh's website.