BENEO in Tienen is part of the German Südzucker Group, the largest sugar producer in Europe. BENEO, specialized in the development and production of high-quality nutritional ingredients from natural sources is represented in over 75 countries over the world. You can find BENEO ingredients in all kinds of food applications: from beverages to baby food, from dairy to bakery, from confectionary to cereals and from soup to sauces and in animal nutrition. In this way BENEO can effectively contribute to healthier food products. For the Quality Assurance team we are looking for a:

QA Specialist

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and follow up on customers and supplier audits
  • Manage and perform supplier evaluations based upon risk assessment
  • Manage and follow up on vulnerability assessments related to food fraud
  • Manage food safety and quality requirements of supplied products to comply with BENEO requirements
  • Develop and implement quality and FOOD safety improvements for incoming products
  • Train colleagues on quality and food safety rules
  • Collaborate closely with departments such as CPS, procurement, production and QC
  • Report to the Quality Assurance Manager

Key Qualifications

  • Master degree in Bio-Engineering, Bio-Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Food Technology or experience in a similar position
  • Good knowledge of HACCP and GFSI food standards (FSSC 22000)
  • Knowledge of European food safety regulations
  • Experience in quality auditing
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Good level of Dutch and English


  • An exciting position in a financially stable and growing company which is regarded as one of the best in its class
  • A competitive salary package including a company car
  • The opportunity to meet the people at Beneo in a first interview


  • Call Ralf Gutschoven on +32 (0)478 43 61 68 for more info or an application. On weekdays between 8h30 and 10h30 and in the evening from 19h00 to 21h00, on Saturday between 10h00 and 12h00.
  • Or mail your CV to