Quality & Food Safety Supplier Auditor and Developer in Istanbul, Turkey

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The Coca-Cola Company


  • Responsible for implementation and ensuring compliance with TCCC Quality System (KORE), policies and local regulations at suppliers (ingredients and packaging materials) to protect and enhance TCCC resources, assets, trademarks, and corporate reputation.

  • Plan/ Schedule and organize supplier audit schedule and supplier development technical visits as needed.

  • Develop suppliers in the following important areas:

  • Performing facility assessments for compliance to TCCC requirements and work with suppliers to improve their overall service level to TCCC, including compliance to specification and COA requirement

  • Outline the TCCC technical requirements to new suppliers & develop them to meet these requires

  • Support root cause analysis and solutions identification for quality issues

  • Guide suppliers through the ingredient authorization process

  • Support Procurement strategic initiatives by developing suppliers that are important to the Procurement strategy

  • Develop a continuous improvement ethos with current and new suppliers

  • Qualify and authorize new or modified process systems and/or equipment, including compliance tracking, review/approval of the designs within the plant, follow-up new technologies/trends, and investigate/share the best practices and their applications onsite; offer solutions to technical problems and provides guidance on Quality & Food Safety matters.

  • Working with suppliers to develop them, following up and giving support on quality issues, identifying any risks the supplier may present, and following up with suppliers to develop and implement robust corrective actions plans to close audit process

  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Quality and Food safety programs to ensure compliance with TCCC Quality System (KORE), policies and local regulations through end-to-end Quality/Food Safety Assessments and ensure corrective action/continuous improvement plans are tracked, developed, and implemented.

  • Sustainability strategy: Ensure progress in sustainability commitments across KO priorities – including but not limited to sustainable agriculture, water, carbon/climate – helping define the Agricultural Roadmap and Carbon Zero journey.

  • Cultivate good relationship with R&D, Technical and Supply functions in CPS, OU and Corporate (SRA, Supply Chain and QSE) and Procurement functions (Strategic Ingredient Sourcing – SIS, Global Procurement – Ag. Commodities and G2G, CPS direct procurement).

  • Conduct in depth audits of KO Juice Suppliers (& other ingredient categories as needed) against TCCC supplier governance requirements outlined in Company databases (KORE and PICASSO). Assess the capability of the supplier to deliver ingredients according to TCCC expectations / specifications and to ensure confidence on the quality of the supplied goods. Ensure audits are conducted within required time frame and within budget.

  • Prepare value added audit reports, which allow stakeholders to clearly understand the level of compliance, any associated risks and facilitate the supplier operations to accurately address corrective action.

  • Maintain supplier and audit data in the Company databases and tracking tools in a timely manner

  • Follow up with suppliers on corrective action plans resulting from the TCCC audit to ensure the appropriate level of action is taken to eliminate non-conformance.

Skills ESG Literacy; Supplier Quality Management; Risk Management; Regulatory Compliance; Quality Management Systems (QMS); ISO 9001; Auditing; Business Writing; Technical Communication; Industry Knowledge; Relationship Management; Active Listening

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