Packaging Food Safety Compliance Coordinator - Gdańsk


Gdansk, PL

Join the Packaging Master Data Team and be are part of Arla food sustainability journey, where we create the data foundation for our responsibility as an international business


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.


As a Packaging Food Safety Compliance Coordinator, you become a part of our Packaging Master Data team under the Packaging Optimizations Team in Procurement. Where you will support our business and our dedicated Packaging Managers, that are located all over Europa.

You will be located in our office in Gdansk, where Packaging Master Data Team have 8 out of  400 dedicate colleagues that daily support all of Arla with IT, HR, Procurement, financial operations, and packaging data.

With over 14 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.



About the job

As Packaging Food Safety Compliance Coordinator you will be responsible for updating the Document of Compliance for food contact material according to legal requirements. Further you will be responsible for handling Arla Foods Packaging Compliance Document communicating directly with Arla Foods dairies and packaging suppliers.

You will be one point of contact in all internal and external question regarding packaging and food safety compliance, and are expected to contribute and support in continuous improvement on packaging food safety for Arla Food – all in close corporation with relevant internal stakeholders.



Specifically, you will:

  • Coordinate compliance of EU Regulation for packaging and food safety.
  • Coordinate and handling Arla Foods Packaging Compliance Document and Document of Compliance (DoC) to ensure compliance to EU Regulation on food contact material packaging.
  • Coordinate/Support in approving statements to support sustainability and legally purpose.
  • Reply on customer questionnaires on packaging
  • Create performance report and  make risk assessment



Who are you?

You know how to combine operational work with data and systems along with wide support to business, stakeholders and your colleagues. Being open towards process improvements along with rational approach and proper fact analysis is an attitude we would value.


Furthermore, you have:

  • Relevant education in Food Technology, Technology of Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology and Kemi or similar,
  • 3-4 years of working experience from FMCG industry or similar,
  • Experience EU regulations on food packaging.
  • Experience with BRC, GMP standards and HACCP will be a plus.


As we work in an international setup – English fluency is a must.



What do we offer?


  • Work in an international team & matrix structure
  • Friendly atmosphere & comfortable work place (Neptun office in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz)
  • Possibility to combine office work with work from home
  • Relocation package
  • Medical care & life insurance
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Development possibilities while taking part in internal projects
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code 
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction & development programs
  • Referral program for employees 
  • Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc.)
  • Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups) 



… while in the office you can also use some of below:  

  • Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks) 
  • Spacious canteen, delicious coffee and tea available on every floor in special designed spots 
  • Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing 


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.


Read more about Arla Global Shared Services

Global Shared Services consists of multiple functions that are all placed in the Neptun building in Gdansk – with colorful offices and a beautiful sea view.


As of now, we have an IT Operations and an IT Solutions division dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our procurement and finance functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.

We also have a dedicated HR operations division to ensure we attract, develop and retain the very best of talent around the world.


Together, we are all dedicated to one collective mission: ensuring an optimal global supply of fresh Arla products – every single day.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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