Quality Specialist

Posted on June 29, 2020

Oriola is a health and wellbeing company operating in the Nordic countries - Our Purpose is Health for Life and we are now strengthening our organisation!

About Oriola

Oriola is a health and wellbeing company operating in the Nordic countries. We help people to live healthier lives by giving them access to sustainable health and wellbeing products and services. In Sweden, Oriola owns the country’s third-largest pharmacy chain, Kronans Apotek. In addition to pharmacies, our dose-dispensing, medical information and patient support services, we enhance the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical care. Our expert services support pharmaceutical companies throughout the entire lifecycle of medicines. Oriola’s supply chain ensures reliable and safe delivery of pharmaceuticals to pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, veterinarians and other healthcare operators. In 2019, Oriola Corporation’s net sales were 1.7 billion euros and we employed nearly 4,300 professionals. Oriola Corporation is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.oriola.com

We are looking for a

Product Quality specialist

to join our BU Product Categories sourcing team in Espoo, Finland. The position is permanent.

Business Area Retail focuses on offering health and wellbeing products and services for pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, private and public healthcare operators as well as retailers and veterinarians in Finland and Sweden. Business Area Retail is also responsible for product sourcing activities, customer care and dose dispensing sales.

Product quality specialist oversees the quality and safety of a food and other non-pharmaceutical products within the Finnish and Swedish markets, in BU Product categories. Quality specialist is responsible for ensuring that products and processes meets standards set by both regulatory authorities and Oriola.

The company strives to work according to Lean. This means that contributing with suggestions of improvements for the business is part of the position. This also means actively contributing to the implementation of agreed proposals

To be successful in this role we expect you to have:

  • Master’s degree or Bachelor's degree in the field (such as food technology/science, biotechnology, microbiology, chemistry, pharmacy or other relevant industry management), or similar knowledge gained from other education or work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar or equivalent role working with cross-functional teams
  • Fluent English in written and spoken is required and native in Finnish. Swedish is an asset.
  • Positive attitude towards details and continuous improvement and development activities
  • Good IT skills, specifically in Office tools and Excel
  • Analytical and structured way of working and ability to solve problems quickly and proactively

Quality specialist work in Oriola requires process-oriented focus on defect prevention. Problem-solving skills and customer-based approach leading to a continuous improvement of goods and services are critical aspects of managing quality. In addition, good decision-making skills and justification of decisions according to law and ability to apply theory to practice play a key role in quality assurance work.

As a person you are positive, well organized and reliable. You have passion for driving best practices to use. You believe in great co-operation with colleagues and authorities and have an independent way of working.

At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative, responsibility and working together. If you can share our values and got interested in the job, please apply immediately, or very latest by 5th of July 2020.

Please apply at http://www.oriola.com/careers/. Your application needs to be in English and please include your salary expectation. For further information, please contact Product quality team lead Katri Vainio on Thursday 2nd of July 8:30-9:30 or 15:30-17:00, tel. +358 40 5711 328.

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