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Quality Assurance Specialist - (141975) - 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:
As the Quality Assurance Specialist, your primarily role is to provide support to feed manufacturing facilities to ensure compliance with quality, regulatory, and product safety systems.

Lead development, implementation, and maintaining the Quality Management System
Manage implementation of new or modified quality programs
Support development of training material associated with new quality regulations. Implementation of latest regulatory initiatives in feed manufacturing to improve feed safety.

Utilize HACCP principles to monitor and improve existing feed manufacturing controls.
Follow up on manufacturing issues that affect product performance and provide solutions and assistance to implement effective countermeasures.

Lead projects that improve quality process associated with feed manufacturing within the Quality Assurance group, develop plans to support the Business Plan. This includes: identifying capital investment needs and general systems to sustain standards.


Experience-Education (Required):

Bachelor's Degree in Science related field; three plus years’ experience of progressive quality assurance experience in feed, food, or related operations.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

Knowledge of regulatory requirements, HACCP, GMP, product traceability, and preventative quality systems. Proficient communication / interpersonal skills with the ability to teach, coach, and deliver results. Effective written and oral communication skills. Analytical problem solving / root cause analysis skills. Time management.

Experience-Education (Preferred):

Bachelor's Degree in Animal, Dairy, Feed, or Food Science

Knowledge of FDA regulations.

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, 50 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Sep 9, 2014

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