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Food Safety Manager - Lansing, IL 60438

Land O'Frost





At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.


The Food Safety Manager, reporting to the Corporate Food Safety Director, is responsible for management and prevention activities in Food Safety area. Manages HACCP and Regulatory compliance issues. Responsible for direct supervision of the HACCP Coordinator and Micro Lab Technicians fostering a team-oriented environment through coaching and mentoring.


  • Responsible for all HACCP and HACCP-related areas including coordination of follow-up corrective action and employee training on HACCP and Food Safety-related areas.
  • Responsible for maintenance and improvement of SSOP Plan, including employee training, collection and reporting of SSOP violations and deviations.
  • Manages the Listeria Prevention and Control program directing all testing, corrective action and process qualification and working with outside lab for all micro analysis.
  • Manages facility Pest Control Program. Works with local PCO to prevent pests from entering the facility as well as following through on resolution.
  • Works with plant to define system and facility requirements for the Allergen Program. Writes Manufacturing Operation Procedures (MOP's) for process control.
  • Works with the Sanitation team to develop and approve all Sanitation MOP's. Responsible of all critical factors in the sanitation process.
  • Responsible for all procedures associated with micro sample collection and analysis and development.


  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Microbiology or Food Science.
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in a Food Safety Management role.
  • Experience working in a meat manufacturing plant preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of HACCP, GMP's and SSOP's.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literate.


  • Willingness to travel to other locations across the organization as needed.

Job Type: Full-time


  • USDA: 3 years (Preferred)
  • food safety management: 3 years (Required)
  • Microbiology: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • HACCP (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused


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