Quality Control Officer

Quality Control Officer


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client Certis Belchim we are searching for a Quality Control Officer.

  • BSc. MSc.
  • Quality Control
  • (agro)Chemical / Pharmaceutical industry
  • Toll Formulator knowledge

As Quality Control Officer you take lead in ensuring operational quality processes, standards and requirements of products are maintained, verified and improved. You will be the part of the Quality System team and will work closely and collaboratively to achieve the business objectives of total compliance and fitness for purpose.
Key responsibilities:
  • Gather information, analyze and report on quality control KPIs & quality decisions (release; rework; extension & dispose);
  • Identify areas of improvement and root cause analysis for non-conformances and complaints;
  • Engage relevant stakeholders for non-conformances and complaints;
  • Work with Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager to resolve highlighted Quality and Compliance issues;
  • Work with Quality Control Coordinator to resolve highlighted Quality and Compliance issues;
  • Assist in the coordination of reworking and requalification of shot dated goods;
  • Certificate of Analysis generation, management and storage;
  • Be primary contact for non-conformances and complaints.

As Quality Control Officer, you will be responsible for the maintenance of a Quality Control system for full Certis Belchim Portfolio by applying agreed protocols and quality standards ensuring legal compliance and fit for purpose quality for their customers. Certis Belchim produces some of their portfolio at Toll manufacturing sites. This production takes place by employing complex processes and materials as well as more simpeler filling activities. You will ensure that quality control processes agreed with Tollers are fully implemented.
You are responsible that material, active ingredient, co-formulants, available for production, is from the approved supplier and within the defined/agreed specifications. Once the production is completed, you acquire required quality data from the toll manufacturers and analyses this against the agreed specifications. Any deviance from the agreed specification shall be discussed and recommendations shall be made to management, how to address non-compliancy to internal specifications. You will ensure that post production quality control data is stored digitally and made available upon request.


We are looking for BSc. or MSc. candidates with at least 2 years of experience in Quality Control in Chemical-, Agrochemical- or Pharma Industry. You have understanding of Toll Formulators and Laboratory processes and standards. Finally, you are fluent in English, one more additional European language is preferable.


Salary: 46.000 - 55.000 based on experience
Days of leave: 29
Willingness to frequently travel throughout Europe to visit labs, tollers and other suppliers.

Company profile

Certis Europe B.V. is an important player in specialty products and high value crop sectors providing their customers with access to product choice and crop protection solutions to build their business.
At the core of their business lies a range of crop protection technologies to support growers from soil preparation through to harvest. The range includes soil fumigants, conventional and biological pesticides and beneficial insects, as well as pheromone-based trapping and monitoring devices. The benefit of these technologies is combined in a broad offer, using the pan-European and international experience and expertise within the company.
The European head office is located in the city of Brussels in Belgium. They also have regional offices in France, Italy, Spain, the UK and in the Netherlands.

Certis offers its employees great possibilities for personal development in a pleasant atmosphere. They work in a highly challenging international project environment. The company culture at Certis is characterised by market focus, competence, personal initiative, trust and humour. Work at Certis is demanding, and very rewarding!


Interested? Send us (CLS Services) a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form.
Location Utrecht
Quality Control Officer

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