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Planet A Foods

Planet A Foods

Quality Assurance
pilsen, czechia · Munich, Germany
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024
Your mission

At Planet A Foods, we are revolutionizing the food industry to protect the planet we love. by perfecting centuries-old fermentation technology, we offer healthier alternatives and can save up to 500 Mt of CO2 per year!

We created the world’s first 100% cocoa-free chocolate called ChoViva. Our ChoViva tastes amazing with a solid snap and smooth melt as well as roasty notes and a subtle sweetness. It is completely natural, gluten-free, vegan and made with only seven ingredients! Choviva allows for a breathtakingly low carbon & water footprint. This contributes towards the mitigation of both deforestation & exploitation of child labour.


Your Tasks:

  • Supervision of all company related quality interfaces (Customer, CoMan, PAF productions)
  • Setup a quality system to ensure IFS Foods, Quality Assurance, Customer & CoMan satisfaction
  • Interlink between Operations, Sales, CapEx and R&D
  • Build & Manage quality department with a small team of 5 people
  • Management of audits (IFS 8, Kosher, Halal, RSPO, Vegan, Customer, CoMans, Supplier)
Your profile
  • You have several years of experience as a Quality Manager and handling of IFS Foods
  • You possess a strong leadership skill set and have at least 2 years of experience in managing a team
  • You have knowledge and technical understanding of food manufacturing, preferably in chocolate
  • You are able to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • You have a proven track record in strategic quality leadership, delivering effective quality strategies, policies, processes, and systems
How we hire at Planet A Foods

Joining the Planet A Foods team is more than just a job – it's a commitment to our core values that permeate every aspect of our business. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we go above and beyond to embed fairness and equity in our inclusive recruitment and hiring process. We are not only an Equal Opportunity Employer, but also proactive in embedding fairness and equity into an inclusive recruitment and hiring process.


Our values:
  • Fellowship: We share a great vision that can only be achieved as a team. We prefer enabling others to succeed instead of petting our egos.

  • On Discovery: We keep our eyes, hearts, and minds open, curious to explore, improve and create new realities beyond the ordinary.

  • Creating impact: We aim at building a better world. Science is at our hearts, and full of passion we progress on our journey.

  • Just do it: We rather take a lousy first step than standing still or losing ourselves in discussions. Smart words are worth nothing if they are not accompanied by smart actions.

Why us?

Our hierarchy is flat and communication direct, which means that we operate and learn fast as a team. You can expect the following:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Regular Team Events

  • Daily Free Lunch + Free Drinks

  • Daily Free Snacks (Of course with our delicious Choviva!)

  • Fresh Fruit + Vegetables

  • A Personalized Macbook Pro

  • Entitled to 30 Days Holiday

  • Your “normal” workplace is our office/lab (to build a strong culture we believe in physically meeting and interacting)

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally. We strongly encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups in tech to apply.

About us
It’s an audacious, incredibly rewarding mission that we are dedicated to achieving. Planet A Foods is built around the idea that everyone should be able to enjoy just, circular and waste-free food. To that end, we create a family of foods by upcycling clean (local/cruelty-free) ingredients with state-of-the-art biotechnology and flavor science.

Exciting challenges lie ahead — Join us on our mission!