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Manager Quality Assurance - Product Safety - (160892)
Arden Hills, MN






The Land O’Lakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the company’s many business units.  The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, process improvement and innovation.  By partnering closely with Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land O’Lakes business units, members and customers.


Position Purpose:

This position provides leadership in product safety and microbiology.  The position leads product safety hazard analysis during product design by collaborating with R&D and the various cross-functional project teams.  The position also leads the microbiological review of purchased materials and supports the implementation and review of HACCP programs at manufacturing locations. 




Experience-Education (Required):

B.S. degree or higher in Food Science, Food Microbiology, Food Toxicology or related field


3 or more years of relevant work experience in the food industry; including Knowledge of HACCP, product design and food safety 


Experience in the food industry


Competencies-Skills (Required):

Lead and drive change


Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion


Excellent communication and intrapersonal skills


Strong analytical and problem solving skills


Experience-Education (Preferred):

Experience with Dairy



EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled.  Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.



Primary Location

: US-Minnesota-Arden Hills

Job Function

: Quality


: Supply Chain

Job Type

: Experienced


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: May 5, 2016



Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing. Neither Land O’Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

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