Quality Specification Officer

Ardo supplies its continuously growing markets around the world with high quality frozen vegetables, herbs, and fruit with 4000 employees and 17 production sites in 8 countries. The family business sells in more than 100 countries and has a turnover of more than 1.4 billion euros. Ardo's mission is to preserve the gift of nature as pure as possible. Ardo achieves this goal thanks to an integrated network of growing areas, production units, freezing units, packaging equipment, appropriate logistics and thorough quality control. The group's know-how and flexible structure ensure that it can respond quickly to new trends and that innovative products can be brought onto the market quickly. More info on www.ardo.com.

This is a temporary assignment of 1 year.

As a Specification Officer, you will play a crucial role in harmonization and creation Ardo product specifications. While working on the specs you will be supporting the group ambition to achieve SKU rationalization in close collaborate with other group departments. Your key responsibilities are: 

  • Harmonization of Ardo label specification: collection data from current local specifications and other sources like website and local ERP systems. Working closely together with local quality teams.
  • Specification management: creation of Ardo label specs in excel tool.
  • Preparing proposals for SKU rationalisation in close collaboration with supply chain and NPD.
  • Follow up necessary changes and updates in group master data in close collaboration with Group master data team.
  • Master in Food Science or Business Engineering or equivalent.
  • You pay attention to detail and are committed to maintain high levels of data accuracy and integrity. 
  • Excellent communication skill to collaborate with cross-functional teams in an international environment.
  • You are very result oriented and always strive to find more efficient and effective ways to get things done.
  • Good analytical skills and good knowledge of excel is a must.
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of French, German, Dutch or Spanish is an asset. 

We offer you the opportunity to be part of an authentic and sustainable international company, with real growth opportunities and the freedom to actively participate in shaping the business and the opportunity to develop professionally. You will receive a full remuneration package in line with the level of this position. We care for our people and create family-friendly surroundings by offering you the flexibility to work 2 days/week from home.

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Why work for Ardo?

Global Impact, Local Touch

With 17 units across 8 countries, a turnover of 1.4 billion, and products exported to over 100 countries, your work at Ardo impacts people worldwide. Be a part of an international team that retains a close-knit, local feel.

Career Growth in a Thriving Industry

In our team of around 4000 employees, every individual matters. We offer various opportunities for career growth and skill enhancement in a robust and thriving industry, ensuring you evolve as we grow.

Diverse and Inclusive

Embrace the opportunity to work with diverse teams from around the globe. At Ardo, we celebrate different cultures, ideas, and innovations brought in by our international family of employees.