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Sist oppdatert 2020-08-07 15:59

Global QA Manager

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Grieg Seafood ASA is one of the world’s leading salmon farmers, targeting 100 000 tonnes of harvest (GWT) in 2020. Our farms are in Finnmark and Rogaland in Norway, British Columbia and Newfoundland in Canada and Shetland in the UK. Our headquarter is located in Bergen, Norway. More than 800 people are employed by the company globally. Grieg Seafood values diversity and focuses on being an equal opportunity employer.  

Sustainable farming practices are the foundation of Grieg Seafood’s operations. The lowest possible environmental impact and the best possible fish welfare is both an ethical responsibility and a driver of economic profitability. Towards 2025, we aim to harvest 150 000 tonnes, to achieve cost leadership in each region and to evolve from a pure salmon supplier to an innovation partner for selected customers. To learn more, please visit

Grieg Seafood is on a journey of sustainable growth in an exciting market full of opportunities. Towards 2025, we aim for global growth, cost leadership and to become an innovation partner for selected customers. Increased focus on sustainable farming practices and value chain is the foundation of our strategy. Going forward, Grieg Seafood is committed to reducing our impact and improving fish welfare.

We are building a new technological production department to cover areas such as sustainability, R&D and fish health/welfare, as well as activities within feed and procurement. The department will also be responsible for the functional networks Sustainability, Fish Health, Freshwater, Seawater, Primary Processing, Feed, Procurement, and QA. The department will work with new technological solutions to reduce our footprint, improve fish health and automate production efficiency in fish farming. To accomplish our goals, Grieg Seafood must strengthen the organization with new competence.

We are looking for a QA Manager with high competence in quality systems and regulations to establish quality assurance procedures and methodologies throughout the manufacturing and development processes in Grieg Seafood. As QA-manager in Grieg Seafood you will be responsible for assessing the current production- and inspection systems, identifying opportunities to improve productivity and develop new solutions to enhance quality control. This includes taking an active and hands-on role in implementing the right quality solutions for cost-saving and efficiency-enhancing both in quality assurance procedures and production activities as a whole. You will work closely with the technological production department as well as with the production managers and other leaders to establish and improve these procedures. The role requires a high degree of structure to successfully direct and oversee all quality assurance procedures and coordinate production processes.

Responsibilities in the position will be:

  • Secure good quality systems for the entire Group (priority number 1) to fit the variations and requirements of various future projects and applicable standards
  • Operate and maintain the QA-system
  • Project management
  • Analyze and assess quality control and assurance data
  • Improve processes and performance over time, using QA-data and reports
  • Present detailed reports to management group, highlighting production issues or improved processes and procedures
  • Evaluate whether the teams are meeting targets, delivering expected performance levels, and maintaining overall workflow throughout the production cycle
  • Manage the QA network in the Group

Candidates have higher relevant education and experience from the field. You have a solid foundation within quality assurance and you quickly understand production processes in order to develop improved and effective procedures. You have knowhow of standards for development and production and preferably experience from process improvement and enhancement. Candidates have experience from senior positions in the field of quality, development, project management and/or customer relationships. A high level of attention to detail as well as the ability to lead teams is imperative. You have the ability to work in a matrix organization internationally and collaborate well across different cultures. Good presentation and communication skills in Norwegian and English is a prerequisite.

As Global QA Manager in Grieg Seafood, you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference in a business-critical area and to contribute to develop and professionalize the company. The role will be central in contributing to innovative solutions to make the company relevant in the future. The Global QA manager will be located at the Head Office in Bergen.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Visindi’s representatives Hege Rødland on e-mail: or Cathrine Rieber on e-mail: Please register your application and CV through «Vacancies» on our homepage as soon as possible. All inquiries will be handled confidentially, if desired also towards the contracting entity in the initial phase of the process.



Org. Nr 946 598 038
Arbeidssted Bergen, Vestland, Norge
Søknadsfrist 2020-08-10
Navn Hege Rødland
Stillingstittel Visindi
Navn Cathrine Rieber
Stillingstittel Visindi
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