Job area
Ceyhan, Türkiye
Contract type
Permanent Contract
+10 years

Job description

  • According to the Quality Control Plan and Quality Assurance System principles and policies, to carry out analysis and quality control processes, record them, and take necessary measures for non-conformities; ensuring compliance of products with specified legal requirements and company procedures to ensure quality and food safety system development.
  • To ensure that quality control processes progress according to the Quality Control Plan in terms of frequency, quantity, and method of control, analyze production outputs, report results, and stop production if necessary.
  • To ensure the sampling of incoming raw materials, packaging materials, and semi-finished products from the warehouse according to the specified methods in the control plans, conduct relevant analyses and controls, and record the results.
  • To decide on the acceptance and rejection of inspected raw materials, packaging materials, and semi-finished products based on the control results, and initiate other necessary procedures accordingly.
  •  To manage conditional acceptance procedures if the inspected raw materials, packaging materials, and semi-finished products deviate from the specified limits in the quality control plan, ensuring whether the deviation is within critical limits and aligning conditional acceptance processes with production priorities.
  • To ensure the conduct and recording of environmental analyses, temperature measurements, storage suitability, and other controls and analyses specified in the quality control plan during certain stages of production, storage, and shipment operations. To provide information and guidance to relevant departments regarding the results of these analyses.
  • To ensure the regular calibration of devices included in the metrological system and to ensure and monitor the accuracy of all conducted analyses.
  •  To ensure the implementation of procedures and guidelines published by the Group Quality, inform relevant departments, and make investment budget planning when necessary.
  • To plan the operational expense budget of the department, manage the approved budget, develop projects for investment budgets, and lead the realization of approved department investments.
  • To participate in supplier approval processes for new packaging and/or raw materials, review their compliance with quality and food safety processes, and support the development of action plans in case of non-conformities.
  •  To participate in product revisions and new product development processes and ensure compliance with company procedures, food safety, and relevant regulations.
  •  To monitor supplier performance, prepare trend analyses, actively participate in non-conformity resolutions, supplier performance improvements, and audits/visits.
  • To participate in processes for resolving customer complaints, root cause analysis, and conduct field audits/visits when necessary.
  • To track the maintenance of laboratory equipment according to annual maintenance contracts, and arrange for the inspection and maintenance of equipment without annual maintenance contracts within the factory premises.
  •  To train, develop, and guide team members to increase their performance and motivation, encourage teamwork and collaboration.


  • Graduate of engineering faculties (preferably Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc.) or biology, biochemistry, and chemistry departments from universities
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Advanced level of written and verbal English
  • Proficiency in SAP, QDMS and MS Office programs
  • Experienced in team management

Company description

Lesaffre, which is a global reference in the yeast industry with its more than 170 years of accumulated knowledge, has been transmitting its international experience to Turkish bakery industry since 1992.

We unite the Lesaffre experience with our wide-spectrum user population by means of our over 600 employees and our production facilities, including our production facility in Lüleburgaz, which we have incorporated into our structure in 2015, in addition to our production facilities in Ceyhan and in Amasya, which have been in use since 1992, the year we started operating in Turkey.

We work to become the closest business partner of our users with the help of our brands which specifically address diverse needs. For bakers and home users, we produce yeast in different forms. In addition to yeast, we also provide baking solutions like bread improvers, bread mixes, and blends to bakery sector. The products that we produce are used with confidence in more than 80 countries, including Turkey.

In order to be able to fulfill our social responsibilities regarding the environment and our society by means of our R&D activities, we annually allocate approximately 30% of our industrial investments to policies on the protection of the environment.

As the key player of the global bread industry, our vision is ‘to delight people with innovative bread making and nutrition solutions for a better planet’.  And our mission of ‘working together to better nourish and protect the planet’ carries Lesaffre to the future.