RDQ Manager (m/w/d)

RDQ Manager (m/w/d)


Nomad Foods is Europe's leading frozen food company and one of the largest in the world. Our portfolio includes well-known leading brands such as Findus, Iglo and Birds Eye, which are known for their high level of innovation and top quality.

Our brands are trusted for their quality, great taste and convenience. They have been a part of our consumers’ lives for generations and can be found in homes across Europe, helping consumers eat a little more goodness every day. In Switzerland, FINDUS is the No. 1 brand, known for popular classics such as Chäs-Plätzli, lasagna or fish sticks. We are looking for you - a team-oriented, highly motivated and reliable personality for a responsible position in our dynamic RDQ team. Ideal, if you could already support us tomorrow!


Your Responsibilities

  • managing the RDQ programme across Quality & R&D aspects, acting as a consumer & technology champion, highlighting opportunities, driving change and ensuring that the programme delivers competitive advantage
  • providing leadership for the R&D and Quality resources in the MU, setting work annual plan goals and development plans
  • managing and delivering the local pipeline of innovation, renovation and fuel for growth, in partnership with our R&D and Quality expert
  • partnering with the Marketing team, with support from the Head of RDQ for the Region
  • accountable for risk, quality and legality for all products sold in the country of the MU
  • active engagement with external stakeholders (like food-authority and industry associations), to be informed, influence and build brand and business reputation

Your Profile

  • Relevant experience within the Food & Drink industry in a Technical /Quality / Product Development role
  • Track record of either successful innovation within food or a leading role in food quality management are an advantage, first leadership experiences are a plus
  • Proficient in English and German
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good understanding of the business environment and commercial process
  • Experience of either concept development & rapid prototyping or delivering Quality lmprovement Programmes with suppliers
  • Basic understanding of the role of lntellectual property (patents, exclusivity, know-how and trade secrets) to generate competitive advantage


We offer

  • Attractive employment conditions with excellent social benefits
  • young, international, ambitiously growing, very successful company
  • highly motivated, committed environment with short decision-making processes
  • in-depth insight into own production with Swiss top classics (incl. private label production)


Can you identify with this position and are you looking for a new challenge? Then we are eager to meet you! Please apply to Monica Defrancesco, [email protected].

Findus Switzerland AG, Industriestrasse 13/15, 9400 Rorschach – www.findus.ch