Title:  Quality Management System (QMS) Manager (m/f/d)

Job ID:  92816
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Trier, RP, DE, 54294


Job ID: 92816 / Location: Trier / Start: as soon as possible / Contract type: permanent


To strengthen our team in the area of Quality Assurance in Trier/Germany, we are looking for a QMS Manager (m/f/d) in permanent employment. 

Your job mission: 
The QMS Manager will contribute to the planning, implementation, and maintenance of company QMS, including continuous improvements of global system in line with industrial standards and company business direction and priorities. Furthermore, the incumbent will administrate and enhance the utilized IT platform for global QMS, support other QA teams in the development & maintenance of their assigned technical QMS requirements and manage the QA internal QMS activities globally. 


Who are we?
JTI is a leading international tobacco company with locations in more than 130 countries and world-famous brands such as Winston, Camel and American Spirit. With our brands Nordic Spirit, Logic and Ploom, we also focus on growth through innovations in the field of reduced-risk products. In Germany, we are the largest employer in our industry with over 2,000 employees.

As a multiple award-winning top employer, we offer an open and inclusive working environment with exciting tasks in a challenging environment. Flexible working concepts, diverse development opportunities and international career paths are part of our everyday life. Visit us at www.jti.com to find out more about JTI and what it's like to work for us.


Your tasks: 

  • QMS Objectives Deployment: Implement QMS framework activities and manage QMS revision, drive revision process together with authors and coordinate pillar collaboration
  • QMS Enhancement & Administration: Sustain and continuously improve overall QMS framework in alignment with relevant QA teams. Maintain the JTI QMS platform. Coordinate roll-out of QA local QMS and ISO9K multisite certification related activities. Drive QMS scope extension as per aligned integration plan.
  • QMS Governance: Demonstrate QMS governance through Training & Best Practice Sharing. Drive implementation of improvement activities through CAPA process throughout the organization
  • Reporting: Ensure with relevant QA teams consolidation of information for Annual Management Review, QA audits and QA training  


Your profile: 

  • Relevant educational background: University degree in a scientific or technical field, e.g. chemical, physical, or environmental engineering or food technology 
  • Practical experience: Minimum 5 years of business practice preferably in the tobacco industry (QA/R&D, GSC) or FMCG industry (e.g. Food/Pharma/Cosmetics) 
  • Valuable knowledge: Excellent knowledge of quality management
  • Special strengths: Project management & Audit experience (as auditee and auditor)
  • Suitable personality: Strong analytical skills and conceptional skills, sovereignty when dealing with internal and external partners, fluent in English
  • Practiced working time model: Possibility of 50% mobile office work within Germany on a monthly basis


Your benefits:

  • Your team: You will work in an open and international working environment with approx. 60 nations at the Trier site
  • Your remuneration: Above-average pay including 13th and 14th monthly salary and bonus as well as annual reviews. Individual company pension scheme and capital-forming benefits
  • Your meals: Our subsidized company canteen and numerous snack and coffee vending machines ensure your physical well-being
  • Your appreciation: You will receive regular feedback from us and, as your personal safety is important to us, we also protect you in your private life with our JTI accident insurance.
  • Your work-life balance: You should enjoy your work! That's why we offer you 30 days of vacation for personal relaxation. You also have the option of working 50% of your working hours in the mobile office in Germany on a monthly basis.
  • Your development: We focus on your personal development. We support you with a wide range of internal training courses as well as external training and development opportunities that are tailored specifically to you.


Have we aroused your interest?
Apply directly with your complete application documents (CV, cover letter & references) stating your earliest possible starting date (Job ID 92816).


Diversity & Inclusion
We want everyone at JTI to be themselves and develop their full potential, because each and every one of us makes a valuable contribution to the success of the company and the location in Germany. We live and promote diversity, equality and inclusion accordingly. We have local employee groups and networks, such as the PRIDE Chapter Germany or the togetHER network for female employees, in which committed colleagues are involved, and we support a wide range of projects in our local area. For this and many other activities in the area of diversity & inclusion, we have already been awarded the Global Equality Standard by Ernst & Young.


Sustainability & Commitment
We have particularly close ties to the Trier region and the greater Cologne area through our two locations and want to make a significant contribution to a high quality of life, e.g., through annual clean-up campaigns on the Rhine and Moselle and as a long-standing partner of the Cologne Green Foundation, we are committed to the preservation and expansion of the city's green spaces. Renewable energies are also part of our sustainability goals, which is why we are investing in the expansion of the Bescheid Süd wind farm, located 20 kilometers east of our Trier site, in order to secure green electricity for the region and for our production at the Trier plant. We are constantly reducing the amount of plastic used in the packaging of our classic tobacco products, thus saving tons of plastic waste.


Find out more about us at: https://www.jti.com/de/europe/germany/top-arbeitgeber 



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