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Date posted:  May 14, 2024

Bangkok, TH

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  18091

Quality Assurance Specialist

About the Unit


Yara is the world's largest producer of ammonia, nitrates and NPKs, offering solutions for sustainable agriculture respecting the environment. Our fertilizers and our crop nutrition programs were designed to help the sector of food production and to meet the needs of a growing world population. Our products and solutions help industry reduce emissions, improve air quality and prioritize effective operations safely.

Yara Africa & Asia (YAA) produces, sells, distributes and markets fertilizers and industrial products across Asia Pacific and Africa regions, with offices location and operational units in 20 countries. The region employs over 1800 employees and has a long history in the Asian Pacific and African markets, focusing on develop crop nutrition concepts that increase food production and create value to the growers, in particular smallholder farmers, whilst minimizing environmental impact of agricultural activities.

YAA is currently undergoing a major transformation, aimed at shifting the existing business models, generating new revenue streams and ultimately delivering profit through new Farming Solutions related activities.

In Thailand, Yara has been present for more than 40 years, being a leading brand in many crop segments and helping farmers to increase their incomes. Safety and Ethics are our licenses to operate. Our people have the ambition to make Yara Thailand the best place to work by empowering people on a day-to-day basis. . 



Main responsibilities
•    Create, implement and maintain QA framework (including internal audits) of Yara Thailand operations in compliance with Thailand regulations and Yara standards
•    Impact daily operations by engaging in related improvement activities such as process standardization, transformation etc. requiring a deeper understanding of the business
•    Track, develop and maintain QA data and processes
•    Preparation, review and maintenance of HOPS assessments, guidelines, and internal procedures
•    Handle complaints, perform root cause analysis and proactively take mitigation actions
•    Communication with commercial, production and expert functions globally
•    Train and support employees in QA related matters
•    Administration and monitoring of incident reporting in Synergi Life
•    Establish, implement and maintain ISO 9001 / ISO45001 / ISO14001/ IFA Protect & Sustain program
•    Coordinate management review activities/action plans
•    Provide support for ISO Certification and surveillance audits, preparation, and follow-up activities
•    Control Document of Quality system, Environment, Safety system and IFA Protect & Sustain program by receive, distribute a document and also dispose & maintain the obsolete document
•    Act as Yara (Thailand) Limited’s Data Protection Officer under the Personal Data Protection Act  (PDPA), to perform the roles of providing advice on data privacy,         investigating the performance of Yara (Thailand) Limited and its processors with respect to processing personal data in     compliance with the PDPA, and   liaising/coordinating with the Personal Data Protection Office in Thailand if there is an issue or investigation
•    Implementing the company’s Data Protection Policies and Procedures, and ensuring it is adhered to throughout the organisation
•    Creating guidelines and routines for all members of staff, and checking that they’re resolutely followed
•    Organising training courses for relevant employees, whether in-house or at external locations
•    Mentoring and monitoring the company’s Data Processors, and developing talented individuals within the team 
•    Providing information when necessary to senior management, often involving highly sensitive data
•    Making sure all data is up to date, and that policies involving destruction of data are followed
•    Coordinating the updates of Yara (Thailand) Limited’s Records of Processing Activities, and participating in all compliance activities as organized by the global Data      Privacy Team and Regional Data Privacy Coordinator



Education and Experience
•    Minimum 5 years of quality related process experience in similar environment. Long relevant experience can compensate for lack of formal education.
•    Work experience with ISO certification and LEAN methodology would be an advantage
•    Comprehensive knowledge about Yara business model

Knowledge and Skills
•    Proven team player
•    Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills
•    Result driven and proactive with great communication skills
•    Proactive and self-driven 
•    Embracing Yara values and a safe and inclusive work culture
•    Working knowledge of specific regulations, such as the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Personal Data Protection PDPA

Additional Information


Other requirements
•    Experience with change management in a business environment
•    Fluent in English & Thai  
•    Able to travel occasionally, driving license required

Contact details

Please contact to Khun Wilasinee Pinyo

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