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CDD 6 mois - Packaging Food Safety Risk Assessor (H/F)

  • CDD
  • Gif-sur-Yvette (Essonne)

Job description

Under the responsibility of the Danone VP Standards and Risk Management, the Department QFS Standards & Risk Management (SRM) has the mission TO ENSURE THAT DANONE CREATES, MANUFACTURES AND DELIVERS ITS PRODUCTS EVERYDAY WITH NO COMPROMISE ON QUALITY & FOOD SAFETY BY STRICTLY FOLLOWING THE DANONE COMPLIANCE POLICY AND ANTICIPATING QUALITY & FOOD SAFTY RISKS.

 

As a part of the QFS SRM department, the Packaging Food Safety Risk Assessor, who is reporting to the Chemical Safety Director, will detect, assess chemical & food safety risks and contribute to the deployment of standards to ensure an end-to-end packaging chemical risks management in order to secure consumer safety and Danone’s licence to operate.

 

The six-month mission is designed to be based at Danone's research and innovation centers in Gif-sur-Yvette or Utrecht, but we have some flexibility allowed for partially remote work and/or from other Danone locations, such as Amsterdam, depending on your situation.

 

This role is structured for a 6-month mission. We will consider performance and organizational needs for potential longer-term opportunities, based on the context and available possibilities

 

Main Missions

·  To conduct chemical & food safety risk assessment applied to food packaging and other food contact materials in order to
·  support the definition of best-in-class specifications & standards,
·  secure new product launches (safe by design),
·  accompany Danone’s license to operate in the context of crises/incidents
·  As part of company’s Risk Anticipation activities, contribute to the tracking of new science, risk assessment methodologies and regulations on packaging & food contact safety risks relevant to the Danone portfolio  
·  Develop and drive risk communication in the context of quality & food safety risk management activities
·  Contribute to or drive cross-functional projects related to the areas food safety risk assessment and management applied to food packaging
·  Contribute to the continuous improvement of Danone Quality and Food Safety Management System
·  To be able to identify and engage when required with scientific experts, external scientific organizations and trade associations in order to support Danone’s food safety strategic objectives

Main responsibilities

·  Screening of the scientific & regulatory environment for potential emerging risks related to chemical safety, packaging materials and food contact materials
·  Capitalizing on the collected data to enrich the knowledge, to inform the internal stakeholders and to secure safe business continuity
·  Delivering clear and transparent chemical food safety risk assessments for Danone packaging & food contact materials enabling robust decision-making in all circumstances (innovation, incidents, crisis).
·  Creating databases and tools to support chemical food safety assessments.
·  Driving & contributing to the creation and update of best-in-class Quality & Food Safety standards, contributing to define the specifications requirements for sourcing for packaging raw materials, packaging finished articles and other food contact materials.
·  Supporting the evolution & maintenance for a robust Danone Quality & Food Safety Management System
·  Interfacing in networks internally to Danone business stakeholders and externally (suppliers, scientific experts & external advisors, scientific organization and trade associations),
·  Contributing to and animating internal quality & food safety education and training modules related to packaging materials and food contact materials safety

Our employer commitments:   

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The guarantee of a relevant, competitive and scalable compensation package, through external benchmark and internal equity. It consists among other things of a fixed salary, an yearly bonus, gain sharing, and a Danone share.  

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Flexibility of work and workplaces, such as weekly homeworking.  

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Skills development for all, thanks to our Danone Academy France and through a year-round managerial conversation cycle.  

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The possibility to use up to 3 days a year of volunteering through the platform Vendredi.  

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Parenting policy benefits, such as extended Parental Leave (14 additional maternity/paternity days covered), or the ability to convert some earnings into time off  

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Other benefits include a complementary pension scheme, health care plan, CSE, 100% of the Navigo pass covered

The role requires:

·  Competencies in the areas of food safety science, toxicological, chemistry, biology and chemical & food safety risk assessment and proven track record experience in its application in an industrial context (minimum MSc level or equivalent)
·  Good knowledge of food safety and food contact materials regulations and compliance as well as food safety management
·  Good communication skills (including good proficiency in English) and being able to defend strong science-based positions
·  Autonomy and willingness to adapt within a fast-changing business environment
·  Demonstrated project management skills and stakeholder (corporate & local) management
·  On a need basis, ability to travel for few days to other Danone locations or technical conferences (around 10 days on a yearly basis)

Mains relationships :

Members of the Chemical Safety team and of the Danone QFS Standards and Risk Management team

Team members of corporate and business units functions (QFS, R&I, C&P, legal & compliance teams)

Packaging suppliers, External scientific advisors, Scientific and Trade Associations networks

 

We are proud to promote diversity and equal opportunity within our teams. We believe that our differences will make a difference, and that an inclusive work environment will drive our growth as a company, as a team, and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applications* by fostering an inclusive work culture where everyone can feel at home.   

We have also chosen to remove inclusive writing from our job offers because its complexity penalizes people with cognitive disabilities, including dyslexia, dysphasia, or apraxia.  

*All nominations will be considered regardless of origin, background, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability… 

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