WE Regional Supplier Auditor


Lodz, LD, PL, 94-406

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

The Regional Supplier Auditor supports the management of the suppliers and services for the EMEA region. He/she organizes and performs external QA supplier audits, develops QA related supplier improvement projects and follows up on supplier performance. Support the BC sites locally, QA teams or other local teams involved in the supplier management (supply chain , sourcing), with any help required to enable resolutions of QA issues like complaint investigation, supplier discussion to define most efficient corrective action plan and follow up of concrete implementation.   


  • Report  supplier performance analysis (KPI) based on the  follow up of non-conformity issues through SAP and other tools. 
  • Participate at periodical supplier quality review meetings (SES) with Global QA and Sourcing 
  • Drive suppliers Quality reviews to discuss data, validate corrective action plan and follow the implementation to optimize their quality performance
  • Propose, establish and develop improvement projects (tools/guidelines/procedures), which contribute to improve the efficiency of supplier quality management both internally or externally. 
  • Development and maintenance of procedures and quality records (e.g. audit reports, certificates, acceptance sheets) in QDS
  • Realise the audit of suppliers and services, as part of the annual audit program defined for EMEA region by GVRA team, by using the BC QMS audit standards.
  • Based on the audit results, define the corrective action plan needed to close the gaps, follow evidence provided by the supplier to finalize and close the audit. 
  • Maintain all audit and corrective action documention
  • Support the BC sites when required to enable resolutions of Quality issues such as complaint investigation, supplier discussion to define most efficient corrective action plan and follow up of concrete implementation
  • Participate in major quality & food safety incidents related to Suppliers



  • Master in Food Science or Engineering or equivalent
  • Fluent in English, other languages an asset
  • 5+ years of experience in Quality Assurance and Food Safety in an international food, farmaceutical or feed company  
  • Experience in auditing
  • Knowledge of Food Safety management, HACCP management, Hygienic, GMPs (Hygiene practices, Sanitation, Environmental Monitoring, etc), GFSI certification schemes (BRC, FSSC 22000).
  • Drive to deliver, taking initiatives and leadership skills
  • Compliance focus 
  • Being an effective communicator, navigating through different audiences


We offer:

  • Stable employment in an international organization.
  • Annual bonus based on your work results,
  • Employee Pension Program,
  • Private medical care for you and your family,
  • Sport card,
  • Life insurance,
  • Chocolate in the office.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.