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Junior Specialist in Product Quality Management, Global - Viby

Have you recently graduated from university or an advanced technical institute within Food Science, Dairy, Chemistry or similar? Do you want to apply your theoretical knowledge and discover how far your interpersonal and analytical skills can take you in Arla Foods Ingredients? Then we might have the right opportunity for you!


Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is an independent company within the Arla Foods Group, with an ambition to become the true global leader in value-added whey. We produce and market specialised whey ingredients for the global medical nutrition, sports nutrition and functional food industry.


About the job

As junior specialist in Product Quality Management (in Global QEHS)  you will explore different areas of AFI and develop your personal and professional skills.

You will be paired with two other junior specialist in Production Technology Development (PTD) and Quality Environment Health and Safety (QEHS) at the production site Danmark Protein in Videbæk. You will be exposed to daily tasks in Product Quality Management with product responsibility and experience begin co-pilot in projects together with the other junior specialists.


Quality is the absolute key to the success of AFI producing high-end nutritional products with the ambition to become the true world leader in value added whey. Being part of the Product Quality Management you will be become an important part of this ambition, being responsible for handling important quality related customer requests and securing implementation of customer specification and demands in the supply chain QA systems.


Your daily tasks will include:

  • Being product responsible for your own product portfolio
  • Commenting on Customer specification
  • Handling Customer requests through CRM
  • Complaint handling
  • Participating in New product development projects as Quality responsible
  • Implementing specifications in SAP
  • Problem solving, knowledge sharing and stakeholder management across the organisation at the headquarter in Viby and at one of our production sites in Videbæk, Danmark Protein.


Who are you?

You have finalised or are about to complete your Master’s degree within Dairy, Food Science, Production, Chemistry, Quality or a foodstuff related field. We are looking for a strong individual who is result-oriented, ambitious and able to adapt to change. You have an analytical and methodical approach to problem solving. You want to develop your interpersonal and stakeholder management skills in order engage with the people around you and to succeed in this position. Hence, you enjoy to work as part of a team and learning new things in a fast paced environment.


Your primary work location will be at Arla Foods Ingredients headquarter in Viby but you should expect to have approximately 1 day per week at Danmark Protein in Videbæk.


If you wish to start your career in Arla Food Ingredients, please submit your motivation letter, a scanned copy of your grade certificate and your CV in English no later than 10 December 2022.


For additional information, please call:

Product Quality Management Senior Manager, Marianne Foged +45 9131 9596


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?



Ref.: 82627


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