Quality Assurance Specialist Nutrition (Netherlands)

Date: Jun 17, 2024

Location: Heemskerk, Heemskerk, NL, 1964

Company: Actylis

Actylis is a leading manufacturer and supplier of critical raw materials and performance ingredients serving the Life Sciences, Specialty Chemicals, and Agriscience industries.


We offer standard and custom ingredients through our rapidly growing portfolio of GMP and non-GMP facilities worldwide, and further choice through our strong sourcing hub network. This unique hybrid option blending manufacturing and global sourcing, combined with more than 75 years of sourcing and distribution experience makes Actylis the Partner of Choice.

Short Description

  • Full-Time Permanent Contract
  • Start Date- as soon as possible
  • Benefits Package
  • Monday- Friday: 40 hours per week
  • Location- Netherlands

Position Summary

Nutrition quality team member, in charge of quality assurance and quality control activities related to assigned products on daily basis, ensuring compliance to relevant regulations and customer requirements. Quality system management tasks are part of duties. The position requires semi-autonomous mode of working, with good self-organisational and communication skills both internal to the company and external (customers).

Responsibilities will include:

QA/QC duties:

  • Responsible to prepare release of nutritional products or to release products based on a documentation verification, in compliance with applicable regulations and relevant quality standards;
  • Supports or ensures continuous qualification of existing products and supports development of new portfolios (Product Supplier qualification for the business); ensures data management and its validity (respect of data integrity rules)
  • Validates manufacturer’s certificates of analysis (CoA) and creates CoA’s for customers; as well as other certificates (CoO etc.)
  • Collaborates with external laboratories for sample analysis when needed
  • Contributes to customer complaints handling related to product quality; oversees distribution service complaints and provides support;
  • Enforces regulatory compliance within the organization (MSDS, certification verification, other)
  • Responds to internal colleagues for technical questions related to specific activity
  • Participates in organization, preparation and execution of Internal Audits, regulatory inspections and others;

Required Experience & Knowledge


  • Scientific background in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biotechnology
  • ~5 years relevant experience in working with Quality and/or Regulatory (Quality Management Systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control etc.)
  • Knowledge and practice of ISO 22000, ISO 9001:2015, HACCP requirements and preferably other relevant quality standards (MSC, organic, ISO 13485 etc.) is requested.
  • Autonomous in task management and workload
  • Ability to perform tasks following established processes
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with working in a distribution/ non-manufacturing company is preferred
  • Experience in working in cross-cultural teams of diverse colleagues in a global environment preferred
  • Fluent Dutch and English are required, other languages (German, French) plus
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills

Supervisory Responsibilities


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made where necessary.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.