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Headquarters & FRUTECH RDI centre
  • Tax Officer
    Main responsibilities

    • Monitor the fiscal compliance calendar and control the effective compliance of the delivery of declarations;

    • Manage existing knowledge and disseminate new legislation or regulations. Review Corporate Income Tax estimates in Portugal, or equivalent taxes in other geographies;

    • Contribute to the optimization of the tax structure, manage the transfer pricing files and tax benefits, research the tax solution that best suits each project;

    • Support accounting in calculating quantities with fiscal impact, namely, payments on account, tax incentives, among others;

    • Perform the accounting of some companies of Frulact Group (to be defined);

    • Conduct liaison with tax authorities, support the conduct of inspection processes, support the performance of specific disputes, make requests for clarification.


    International Taxation

    • Supervise and validate the work of Local Tax Advisers;

    • Monitor service payments to non-residents and ensure that the required tax compliance in each location is being provided

    • Alert for withholding events in the country of use of the services provided;

    • Support the Expat Officer and ensure the correct presentation of declarations by expatriate elements.


    Audits

    • Carry out the monitoring and provide support during the financial and technical audits.


     

    Technical Skills

    • Minimum 3 years of experience in the Tax area

    • Degree in Economics / Management (Pre-Bologna Degree or Post-Bologna Master Degree)

    • Master \ Postgraduate degree in Taxation (preferred)

    • Certified Accountant

    • Knowledge of MS Office tools

    • Knowledge of English (French as a preferred factor)

    • SAP user


     

    Personal Skills

    • Dynamism / Proactivity

    • Agility in solving problems

    • Sense of Responsibility

    • Ease of Communication and Relationship

    • Critical analysis

    • Availability to travel

    Apply
Frulact Tortosendo
  • Professional Internship - Environmental Technician
     

    The training will enable training in the following Tasks and competencies:

     

    • Monitor compliance with the requirements of the standard (ISO 14001);

    • Monitor the Environmental Management Program defined annually, ensuring compliance with the defined objectives, goals and actions;

    • Keep the units' environmental impact assessment up to date;

    • Guide your action towards the effectiveness and continuous improvement of the EMS.

     

    • Periodically monitor compliance with existing diplomas and new potentially applicable diplomas.

     

    • To accompany the superior technicians with the competent entities the requests for licenses, renewal, registrations, etc., related to Equipment Under Pressure, water abstraction, electric network, gas network and others.

     

    • Monitoring the evolution of quantities of waste generated by the units;

    • GAR file;

    • Search for better technical-economic-environmental solutions for waste produced at Frulact.

     

    • Monitor the evolution of energy and water consumption;

    • Monitoring of internal energy audits;

     

    • Interact with factory teams to raise awareness of good environmental practices and compliance with legal and other requirements.

     

     

    • Participate actively in new projects of the organization aimed at improving environmental performance and sustainability, particularly in the use of natural resources, waste, effluents and CO₂ emissions.

     

     

     

    Required Personal Skills:

     



      • - Team spirit, being proactive and multi-purpose




     



      • - Academic qualifications at the undergraduate level with the master's degree being a distinguishing factor




     



      • - Be responsible, organized, diligent and objective




     


    Other Conditions:

     



      • - Be eligible for IEFP internship




     



      • - Proficiency in English and / or French




    Frulact Will Provide:



      • - Dynamic, international and challenging work and learning environment




     

    • - Possibility of integration in the board at the end of the Internship

    Apply
  • Team Leader Maintenance
     

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Operational coordination of the shift maintenance team at a preventive and curative level;

    • Respond to the requirements inherent to the correct performance of the productive processes in the food area;

    • Technically support the execution of Preventive Maintenance, Curative and general maintenance of utilities and infrastructure, being an active element in these activities;

    • Report anomalies in the production process by proposing measures to correct or improve it;

    • Proactive orientation towards Quality, Reliability, Food Safety, People Safety and Cost Assessment

     

     

     

    Technical skills:

     

    • Technical or higher education as a preferential factor;

    • Professional experience in a similar role of +2 years;

    • General knowledge of electronics, pneumatics, mechanics and electricity;

    • Knowledge of maintenance management tools;

    • Knowledge of the principles of operation, hygiene and conservation of equipment in the food area;

    • Knowledge of English and French

     

     

     

    Personal skills:

    • Communication and team management skills;

    • Ability to anticipate and solve problems;

    • Ability to set priorities;

     

    • Resilience.
    Apply
  • Professional Internship - Industrial Management Department of Frulact Group
     

     

    Tasks to carry out:

     

     

    • - Assist in the planning of production processes;



    • - Monitor KPIs and identify aspects in need of intervention with analysis and improvement plans.

    • - Support factory teams in the implementation of plans.

    • - Support in the elaboration, updating and maintenance of the factory procedures so that he or she can not only suggest value-adding improvements, but also implement them by providing training to teams on the factory floor;

    • - Develop feasibility studies and applicability of new projects;

    • - Always have in mind the importance of mass balance of operations, as well as permanent and semi-annual inventories, analyze deviations and propose improvements.

    • - To have as his or her main objective, in all scope of action, the optimization of costs and waste reduction.

    • - Develop Continuous Improvement Dynamics and technological adaptation


     

     

    Objectives to be achieved:

     

    • - Monitor and promote the continuous improvement of processes and technology;

    • - Develop a high organizational capacity of tasks and proposals

    • - Problem Solving and ability to build solutions in interpersonal and departmental alignment;

    • - Promote a healthy work environment and team spirit; Facilitate interpersonal relationships with internal and external parties;

    • - Adapt to the company's technical and organizational innovations.


     

     

    Required Personal Skills:

     

    • - Team spirit, being proactive and multi-purpose

    • - Academic qualifications at the undergraduate level with the master's degree being a distinguishing factor

    • - Be responsible, organized, diligent and objective


     

     

    Other Conditions:

     

    • - Be eligible for IEFP internship

    • - Proficiency in English and / or French


     

     

    Frulact Will Provide:

     

    • - Dynamic, international and challenging work and learning environment

    • - Possibility of integration in the board at the end of the Internship

    Apply
Frulact France
  • Industrial Maintenance Manager
    Job:

    • Ensure the provision of production equipment and its maintenance, as well as the sustainability of the works

    • Develop curative and preventive maintenance

    • Develop and monitor maintenance and new work budgets, manage contracts and subcontractor relationships, participate in investment projects

    • Manage a technical team by developing skills and autonomy.

    • Develop a culture of prevention and anticipation on the principle of continuous improvement by developing methods and interactions with other group services: engineering and production

    • Participate in the field in important technical operations


     

     

    The expected profile:

    Higher education in industrial maintenance, Electromechanical, you justify a similar experience in the industrial world for at least 2 years. You know and love the diversity of areas of intervention (electrical, pneumatic, electronic, automation, ...) and know how to be reactive to prioritize emergencies, you are agile in spirit and have a real sense of organized work and effective. You have strong organizational skills and a global vision of your activity. You have already worked with the SAP IT system and you speak English and / or Portuguese.
    Apply
Frulact South Africa
  • R&D Project Specialist
    Responsibilities:

    • Act as facilitator between Research & Development and Industrial, ensuring that the recipe presented for industrialization is in accordance with the requirements and parameters defined for the product.

    • DIP and Production Interface: Technical interlocutor in the relationship between R&D and Production; Verifying of final product and TDS.

    • Scale Up Process: Responsible for evaluating the possibility and process of Scale Up of recipes developed by R&D;

    • Reprocessing: Compatibility of reprocessing, guarantee whenever possible the reuse of product.


     

    Academic Qualifications / Professional Experience Requirements:

    • University degree or relevant work experience in the field of Research & Development.


     

    Required skills:

    • MS Office

    • Project and planning tools

    • Scale up process of the recipes

    • Reprocessing

    • Lab analysis

    • English (required)

    • Afrikaans (considered an asset)

    Apply
Frulact Canada
  • Quality Assurance Manager

    • Responsibilities:

    • Maintain the site’s Food Safety Plans / HACCP Plans and ensure adherence to defined PCs and CCPs.

    • Act as the site’s Food Safety Team Leader, coordinating and leading monthly HACCP meetings.

    • Manage site’s Internal Audit Program, and ensure audits are completed on time and CAPAs are implemented, verified and closed.

    • Function as the site’s main contact for external audits, regulatory visits / inspections and certification audits.

    • Ensure quality control procedures are adhered to for Raw Material and Finished Product analyses.

    • Hire, train, supervise and mentor Quality Control Analysts and Quality Control leadership staff.

    • Deliver annual refresher training for Quality and Food Safety; ensure adherence to policies and procedures related to GMPs, HACCP and Quality.

    • Investigate Customer Complaints, conduct RCAs with team, implement CAPAs, and issue complaint responses on time.

    • Issue Supplier Non-Conformance Reports for deficiencies in raw materials and follow-up on supplier CAPAs.

    • Manage the department’s annual budget, issue monthly reconciliation reports and an annual deviation report.

    • Establish and execute site’s annual analysis plans for Raw Materials, Finished Products, Allergens and Water Quality.

    • Conduct Environment studies to verify regulatory compliance.

    • Oversee document control and development of policies, procedures, forms and training modules.

    • Manage department KPIs, issue monthly reports.


     

    Qualifications:

    • College or university degree in Science, Food Science or Engineering.

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in food manufacturing (quality assurance and quality control);

    • Knowledge of GFSI certifications (e.g. BRC, SQF, FSSC22000), GMPs, HACCP, PCs.

    • Ability to interpret, communicate and implement regulatory requirements (FDA, USDA, CFIA, Health Canada).

    • Self-starter, critical thinker, and problem solver with strong leadership skills.

    Apply
  • Research & Development Supervisor
    Responsibilities :

     

    • Monitor and lead projects within the North America NPD New Product Development Center (consumer knowledge, formulation & pilot     production, food safety, engineering) in articulation with the client's needs and the involvement of different internal areas, always considering that the most advantageous solution for Frulact is guaranteed.

    • Provides technical oversight and expertise whenever necessary and implement corrective actions,in order to guarantee technical autonomy in the project management team in the execution of different projectsPlays a key role in business development for the North American market (Canada and USA), co-responsible for growing the business, identifying new markets and technologies and adding value to the Company.

    • Manage and develop a team while closely following up on strategic projects and quality key performance indicators, establishing milestones and identifying areas for improvement.

    • Maintain the appropriate budget; analyze any deviations and ensure the team follows the plan.

    • Works closely with R&D Central Services and the R&D Group Management, providing reports as well as operational and strategic inputs.


     

    Education: College diploma and/or University degree and relevant work experience in the field of food science.

     

    Experience: minimum 5 year in R&D in the Food Processing Industry; experience in Dairy and/or Fruit Processing is an asset but not required; experience in team management.

     

    Required skills:

    • Customer technical management

    • Project development

    • Strong leadership

    • MS Project

    • MS Office

    • Planning tools


     

    Languages: English (required) and French (considered an asset).

     

     

    *This position is based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Filling & Batching Production Operator
    We are currently recruiting for the position of Filling & Batching Production Operator with the following responsibilities:

     

    • Adhere to rules, procedures, safe work practices, health and safety standards and use of personal protective equipment

    • Report and investigate all near misses/incidents/accidents resulting in personal injury or property damage

    • Comply with Food Safety & Quality policies and procedures

    • Ensure forms and checklists properly, completely, accurately and legibly filled out

    • Maintain safe and clean work environment; follow area checklist for sanitation requirements

    • Verify tools, utensils, pails and other components are cleaned prior to and after use

    • Adhere to recipe as per scheduled production plan; batch raw materials and ingredients as per recipe

    • Maintain and verify traceability when putting raw materials and ingredients into the correct batch tank

    • Request correct quantities of bulk ingredients (e.g. sugar) through the automated system

    • Conduct physical-chemical inline quality control analysis (e.g. Brix, pH, consistency); report non-conformances or deviations to QC and the Shift Supervisor

    • Monitor process temperatures and pressures according to the parameters to prevent line stoppages and non-conforming finished product

    • Follow FIFO procedures when selecting totes for filling; be attentive to the condition of the tote and document / report non-conformances

    • Handle rework and rejected totes according to procedures

    • Attention to detail when filling, cleaning and sealing totes so they are in proper condition for shipment to the customer

    • Visual inspection of magnets and filters, document and report non-conformances to QC and Shift Supervisor

    • Prepare process and line for CIP and sterilization, and perform concentration checks as per procedures

    • Follow aseptic micro sampling techniques to avoid cross-contamination

    • Be willing to cross-train in different production functions as needed; required to train new or transferred employees

    • Other duties as assigned

    • Requirements:

    • Minimum 1-2 years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting

    • Knowledge of GMPs preferred

    • Strong attention to detail, problem solver, in a fast-paced environment

    • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.; be able to stand, bend, lift, twist, and turn, for extended periods of time in a humid environment

    • Work effectively both independently and within a team environment

    • Must be safety and quality conscious

    • Must be available for rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as required

    • Flexibility is needed due to business requirements; advanced notice will be given

    • 8 hour rotating shifts including a morning, afternoon, and night shift; weekend and holidays only as required.

    • Benefits

      Medical, Dental, Life, AD&D and LTD.

      Afternoon & overnight shift premium

      Internal advancement

    Apply
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