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Quality Specialist – Franklinton, NC 27525







Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about maintaining quality management through auditing? Then you might be our new Quality Auditor.

What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?

Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Quality Specialist

As Quality Specialist, you will participate primarily in maintaining the Quality department at Novozymes, as well as support and interface with other Novozymes Facilities when appropriate. You will interact with all relevant internal and external departments, customers, and authorities to assure compliance to Novozymes' Quality programs including certifications and regulatory requirements. You will collaborate with regional and global counterparts to ensure consistency of critical processes. You will work with local, regional, and global management teams and employees to direct global quality initiatives and ensure regulatory compliance.

Welcome to Quality, Environment, & Safety

We support the entire organization by knowing the right quality from early research to the end customer. We digitize, automate and simplify to have efficient processes, ensuring speed in our services and deliveries. We work consistently to and have healthy, motivated and proud employees.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:

  • Participate in/Leading the Internal and External Audit Programs for the site.
  • Evaluate and Improve the site compliance through routine internal audits.
  • Prepare reports, communicate findings, and maintain communication with auditees to ensure follow-up and closure of audit findings.
  • Support regional Audit Program as needed.
  • Coordinate training for internal audit resources.
  • Interacting with all levels of organization from operations to upper management within the region.
  • Supporting FDA inspections and certification audits for the site.

To succeed you must hold:

  • BS degree, with a minimum of 3-5 years related experience auditing Food and/or Feed safety management systems is preferred.
  • Lead Auditor training to ISO 9001, FSSC 22000/ISO 22000, and FAMI-QS Standards (as relevant)
  • Familiarity with FDA regulatory requirements for Human and Animal Food is preferred. Dietary Supplement, Kosher, and Halal compliance knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong analytical, advanced problem solving, and root-cause identification skills with the ability to participate in/lead teams to resolve issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with a wide diversity of people.
  • Extensive computer skills to include word processing, sharepoint, and spreadsheets.
  • Travel is a requirement of this position.

This job will be located at Franklinton, NC

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: July 31, 2022

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

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Did you know, that Novozymes was ranked #7 in Science magazine’s global Top Employers Survey 2019?

At Novozymes, we invite you to join us in finding biological solutions to the world’s problems. Being a pioneering company, we seek people, who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. Original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power and how we have become one of the top patent holders in the biotech industry. Learn more about Novozymes, our purpose, and your career opportunities at

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