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European Head of Quality

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you an experienced quality professional looking for a new challenge? Do you have a track record of successfully implementing quality and compliance strategies?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment? Do you have the ability to think strategically and translate strategy into action plans?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, we want to hear from you!

Church & Dwight UK Ltd. are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to fill the position of Head of European Quality. As the European Head of Quality, you will be responsible for developing and implementing quality and compliance policies, processes, and programs across Europe.

Responsibilities include overseeing the manufacturing location in Folkestone, UK, and collaborating with various business leaders to ensure compliance and address quality management systems. Additionally, you will be responsible for managing and developing a team, as well as working with external contract manufacturers and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies that position the business to meet emerging market needs and quality requirements
  • Influence cross-functional teams to align with new quality requirements and ensure adherence to them
  • Oversee the implementation of new requirements and monitor compliance across manufacturing sites
  • Set requirements for suppliers and monitor their compliance to ensure quality standards are met
  • Conduct regular evaluations of project performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure successful execution
  • Create and lead teams and teams of teams to drive quality improvement initiatives
  • Communicate and engage effectively with vendors and suppliers, maintaining sensitivity and confidentiality in all interactions
  • Provide clear direction, remove obstacles, and hold self and others accountable for achieving quality objectives
  • Collaborate with plant managers, SBUs, and supply chain leadership to ensure quality standards are upheld
  • Actively build connections and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, participating in industry forums and meetings to stay updated on the latest trends and developments


  • University degree in a related field
  • Over 18 years of technical experience with a demonstrated track record
  • Minimum of 10 years of supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of ISO13485 and MDSAP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think strategically and translate strategy into action plans
  • Strong leadership and influence skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in talent management and developing future leaders
  • Ability to speak French is desirable

This role will require some international travel.

If you are a highly motivated and experienced professional with a passion for quality and compliance, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation for accessibility to the online application system, the interview process, completing any pre-employment testing, or any other portion of application process, as a result of impairment from a medical or mental health condition, they may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to     

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