Sourcing QA Manager

Would you like to work for a company with innovative & tasty products that are good for your health & for the planet!? If so, we are excited to tell you that we might just have something for you!
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Oatly is a company built on the idea of change. Our mission is to help people upgrade their everyday lives and the health of the planet by making tasteful oat-based food products accessible to a wider audience in a world-class manner. It's why we come to work every day. With our head office in Malmö and production in Sweden, Netherlands and the US, our products are available in almost 30 countries across Europe, North America and Asia. 



More and more people choose to switch to a plant-based diet for the sake of their health and the planet. We offer you a great opportunity to take an active part in the expansion of a great company with great products. If you’re getting a tingly feeling reading this, thinking you want to be part of making sure Oatly can actively keep making the world a better place, we are happy to tell you that we are looking for a Sourcing QA Manager for the EMEA operation, based in Landskrona. 



Your mission as Sourcing QA Manager will be to lead the EMEA Sourcing QA organisation. You will be responsible for food safety of sourced material, contract manufacturing and logistic services, according to overall Oatly standards. You and your team will drive improvement programs together with our sourcing partners, lead in troubleshooting and deviations. You will also take part of the development of global standard in processes of qualification of suppliers and items.  


More fun things you and your team will do: 

  • Develop and manage quality assurance of our suppliers, contracted manufacturing partners and logistic partners.  
  • Develop the audit ability, to secure and raise the level of quality delivery from the suppliers and contracted manufacturing partners.  
  • Support the development of your co-workers and lead a great team in challenging projects, tasks and initiatives. 
  • Support on customer/consumer issues or questions.  
  • Secure QA competence and resources in Product development projects and Support the development of your co-workers and lead a great team in challenging projects, tasks and initiatives.  
  • Take an active part in the development of the SHEQ EMEA organisation 


You will be reporting to our SHEQ Manager and you’ll need to be willing to travel to other manufacturing sites globally to learn about Oatly! 



We are looking for someone who has a degree in food science, biology, chemistry or similar scientific discipline. To be successful in this role you should have at least five years of manager experience and 10 years of work experience within food industry, or quality management experience. You also need to have experience of SQF/HAACP food manufacturing environment and have an analytical, holistic and structured approach. We also hope to see that you are passionate about food safety, quality and sustainability 

Finally, to be the perfect fit for Oatly, we believe that you have a thirst for knowledge and that you are eager to learn more! You are an improvement driven person with a hands-on approach, even during rapid change, with great manager skills to lead a high performing team.  

We hope that you share our values and are just as eager as us to carry out our mission in order to make the world a little bit better. 



As you can probably tell, we are a norm-breaking company. For us, diversity and differences are an obvious asset. We know that amazing candidates are sometimes put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box, and that makes us sad. 

So if you tick most of those boxes, but not all, please pop in an application anyway. And good luck!  


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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261 51 Landskrona Directions


Sustainability, health and trust are our core values and the foundation for our existence. These principles align us, but give us enough space to adapt them to our reality. If you plan to join us, our principles will help you get the hang of our culture quicker. We bring them to life by living them every day.


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