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Title:  QA Standards & Programs Manager (m/f/d)

Job ID:  46123
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Trier, RP, DE, 54294


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com


Quality Assurance Standards & Programs Manager (m/f/d) - Trier, Germany


What this position is about Purpose:

Quality Assurance is responsible to ensure adequacy of product quality assurance programs, analyzing systems for product regulatory compliance, quality and integrity across JTI’s product line including all JTI factories and licensees. 
The QA Standards & Programs Manager ensures effective product quality assurance activities are in place and implemented. The incumbent will be responsible for the further development of global JTI Quality Management System related policies & procedures and its' implementation within JTI or CM&L manufacturing locations.


What will you do Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of assigned JTI Quality Management System (QMS) policies & procedures relevant for the entire product portfolio including alignment with relevant stakeholders
  • Lead development of assigned JTG product quality & manufacturing quality standards including alignment with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure implementation of assigned QMS policies & procedures as well as QA standards and programs in relevant manufacturing locations within JTI and/or contract manufacturing locations to assure regulatory compliance and fulfillment of JTI quality requirements
  • Ensure the revision and establishment of JTI Product Standards & Programs based on new product development initiatives and provide recommendations for identified quality issues and continuous improvement of product quality and the QMS

Who are we looking for Requirements:

  • University degree of science (preferable food technology or electrical/process engineering) or comparable education
  • At least 5 years practical experience, ideally in the tobacco business, R&D and/or Manufacturing
  • Experience in the development of a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) compliant Quality Management System or more than 3 years of practical experience working in a GMP regulated environment
  • Electrotechnical background and experience of M&A integration and is considered as an advantage

Skills, Competencies & Language

  • A profound understanding of product design and manufacturing processes
  • Comprehensive knowledge of data analysis techniques and statistical tools
  • High flexibility and willingness to travel internationally
  • Ability to work effectively in a diversified team and in an international environment
  • Good analytical capabilities, show initiative and take responsibility
  • Sound communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in English both written and spoken; other languages are of advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of standard office applications

Job Segment: Quality Manager, Electrical, Engineer, QA, Product Development, Quality, Engineering, Research

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