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Date posted:  May 25, 2022

Terneuzen, NL

Job Function:  HESQ
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  7864

Lead of Quality

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.


You will report to the HESQ Manager and be located in the HESQ Department.


  • As lead of quality you are a peoplemanager, who’s responsible for some engineers and a team of analists who work in daytime or shifts. Togheter with your team your are responsible for achieving the Quality KPI’s;
  • Responsible for the coaching and daily feedback of your teammembers, to challenge and develop your team and to assure that results are provided on a efficient way;
  • Provision of specialist expertise in all areas of Product Quality, Product Regulation and Product Safety;
  • Optimalisation of the current workprocesses and provide guidance of the team in developing of new analytical techniques;
  • Have knowledge of analytical techniques and current developments.
  • Develop, support and monitor the sites Quality Management System;
  • Have knowledge of the applicable regulations on Product Quality and Safety.
  • Provide coaching to the plants on identification and resolution of Quality issues;
  • Coordinate projects to improve the product Quality and Safety;
  • Develop together with your team trainings in Product Quality, Safety and Regulation;
  • Participate in the Yara internal and external audit program;
  • Representative for Yara Sluiskil in internal and external meetings.


  • This position requires a Bachelor or Master of Science degree, ideally within Chemical Engineering;
  • At least 5 years experience in the chemical industry, preferably in a laboratory;
  • Experience in coaching and developing people;
  • Excellent communication and networking/influencing skills;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both verbal and written;
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills, with an open mind and high motivation.

Additional Information

An external assessment is part of the application procedure.

Contact details

For more information about the job content, please contact Peggy de Mey, HR Business Partner (tel. +31115474364) or Lesley Vermeerssen, HESQ Manager (tel. +31115474265).

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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