Fred K.

Specializing in Plastic Recycling, Director of Quality Compliance for organic products

German, English, Dutch

Business owner in cotton fibre processing for specialty paper, hygienical and medical use. Quality Assurance professional (ISO 9001, 14001, 22000) Organic products professional (GOTS, BCI, FSC) Plast...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Toiletries & Personal Care
  • Consumer Goods
  • Consulting
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Operations Director

4PET Holding BV
2 years
Apr 2019 - Jun 2021
Closing the loop on PET trays. 4PET Recycling is the worlds first PET tray recycling plant! Responsible for 5 plants on 4 locations in the Netherlands. A total output of recycled PET o...see more

Quality Director

Abe Cotton
7 years
Current position
Mar 2016 - Present
Setting up a QMS based on ISO 9001:2015, FDA 21CFR 820 QS and Gots 6.0 and Oekotex 100 standards. Performing internal audits, guiding external audits and responsible for Quality Complia...see more

QA Manager

4PET Holding BV
5 years
Mar 2016 - Jun 2021
Compliance: BRC Packaging v 6, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, EFSA, EuCertplast, VerpackV, European regulation on plastics, food contact, recycled plastics. Improvement: Lean Six Sigma,...see more


7 years
Current position
Feb 2016 - Present
Consultancy, Implementation and Program Management in: -Compliance (FSC, ISO 9001:2015, FDA 21 CFR 820 QS, ISO 14001, OHSAS, BRC Non Food and Packaging) -Continuous Improvement using LE...see more

Manager Kwaliteit

B&C Raamdecoratie
8 years
Feb 2008 - Jan 2016
Manager Quality, Responsible for proces improvement and assurance, change agent, from product development through sales to (outsourced) production and logistics. Set up quality system ...see more

Quality Manager

B&C Raamdecoratie
8 years
Feb 2008 - Jan 2016
*Measure Quality and introduce KPI's and report quality in EUR *Set up and assure continuous improvement in all processes from design to operations, production and supply chain for all ...see more

Purchasing Manager Netherlands

4 years
Jan 2004 - Feb 2008
Leading Operational, Tactical and Strategical Purchasing for the Dutch subsidiaries of Desso, part of Armstrong Floor Products, Europe. Responsible for Raw Materials purchasing for Dess...see more

Purchasing Manager Netherlands

Armstrong World Industries
4 years
Jan 2004 - Feb 2008
Desso, part of Armstrong.

Account Manager / Consultant

LIFT Group
3 years
Dec 2000 - Jan 2004
Acquisition of innovation, subsidie and HR development projects within the Dutch non-woven, carpets, textile and fashion industry. Responsible for assessing and accreditation of teachin...see more

Production Manager

Weavery "de Ploeg"
11 months
Dec 1999 - Nov 2000
Leading production of weaving mill, yarn dying, yarn production, weaving of curtain and upholstery fabrics, supply chain management, expedition, internal quality laboratory.

Production Manager / QESH Manager

Lemoine Holland
7 years
Mar 1993 - Nov 1999
Starting as a manager QESH, after 5 years adding Production Management to my responsibilities. Setting up a QESH system based on customer demands and ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 and BRIC/...see more

Project Engineer

Fokker Aerostructures B.V.
7 months
Aug 1989 - Mar 1990
Setup of configuration management for production of Stinger missile parts.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Toiletries & Personal Care
  • Consumer Goods
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)

Role experience

  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Quality
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Sales
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Supply Chain & Procurement


  • Change Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Continuous Improvement