Job ID:  94131
Country:  Sweden
City:  Vårgårda
Professional area:  Quality
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Vårgårda, SE, 44731


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten 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



Department: Global Supply Chain - Quality 
Location: Vargarda, Sweden
Reporting to: Quality Manager 

Role: Permanent





Quality Engineer



What this position is about - Purpose:


As a Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for oral product quality activities coordination to meet quality standards and specifications. You will also perform all assigned tasks as quality support in various projects in the factory operations. In addition, you will provide close support to oral product and process development activities.



What will you do - Responsibilities:


Quality Assurance

  • Assure that physical, visual & hygiene checks have been performed, in line with standards, specifications and related actions are taken properly to ship the products to market
  • Collect and send finished goods samples for Quality Assurance Performance (QAP) and global IMI
  • Process and analyze consumer complaints, DMRs (Defective Material Reports) and follow up aligned actions including those coming from QUIPs (Quality Unsure Inspected Products procedure)


Quality Control

  • Collect and analyze production and process control data, initiate and coordinate continuous improvement activities for product quality
  • Attend test runs and start-ups and collect robust data from tests/trials as a foundation for documentation and decision-making
  • Control and maintain the QME (Quality Measurement Equipment) including function checks to ensure product quality, and coordination of calibrations according to plan. Arrange and follow up maintenance if needed


Training & Development and Recruitment

  • Planning and executing all quality-related training for production personnel and other stakeholders
  • Assess training needs and develop training materials
  • Establish and maintain Quality Standard Operating Procedures in different parts of the organization in line with the requirements of ISO 9001
  • Recruit new Quality Control Operators


Management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Ensure maintenance and continuous improvement of Quality Information System regarding product quality and process capability data
  • Execute Quality improvement activities to meet or exceed Quality KPI targets


Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • Engineering Bachelor's degree or equivalent gained experience in the food industry
  • Initial experience working in food production and quality
  • English fluently written and spoken
  • Swedish will be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, QIMS and SAP


You will be successful in this role if you :


  • Are a confident decision-maker 
  • Are result-driven and take ownership 
  • Are a good communicator
  • Are interested in processes and understand how they are connected 


What do you get - Benefits:


You will have the opportunity to work in a role with a lot of variety in a great working culture and environment in a multinational company. Besides this, we are operating in a modern environment with beautiful surroundings. In addition, we will offer you:


  • Development opportunities: both personally and professionally
  • Company performance bonus scheme
  • Wellness allowance
  • Health benefits such as medical care and doctor visits
  • Access to the local company benefits portal, providing exclusive discounts and services
  • To support us in maintaining a safe and secure work environment, we adhere to local collective bargaining agreements


What are the next steps – Recruitment process:


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.






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