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Food Safety Auditor - Lansing, IL 60438

Land O' Frost






At Land OíFrost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nationís 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 Auditor independently verifies processes, product, and systems against standards to determine compliance. Responsibilities include the completion of the standard four phases of an audit from audit preparation through audit closure, along with collaborative work with fellow auditors to implement best practices. Position is on 3rd shift.


  • Complete the four phases of an audit: including audit preparation, audit performance, audit reporting, and audit follow-up and closure.
  • Record CAPA and conduct follow-up investigations to close open audits.
  • Analyze audit data to identify trends and issue reports to management.
  • Create/edit Manufacturing Operating Procedures (MOPs) based upon audit findings.
  • Maintain the plant SQF program, understand the SQF code and create/edit audits to verify compliance with that code, make necessary edits to the SQF database when codes are revised.
  • Prepare/support/lead third party SQF Audits at each facility.
  • Collect samples, organize, and conduct product cuttings and report testing results.
  • Evaluate raw materials and finished products in response to failures or complaints and suggest improvements to the Quality Manager.
  • Document results for SSOP, HACCP and other pre-requisite programs.
  • Utilize databases such as CAPA, consumer complaints, COQ, Retain & Release and plant metrics to optimize audits and strengthen continuous improvement opportunities.


  • 2-5 years of work experience preferred.
  • Bachelorís degree in food science and technology, biology, microbiology or other related disciplines or High School Diploma with at least 3 years of work experience in related field or industry.
  • Experience with Safe Quality Foods Codes.
  • HACCP or HARPC certified required.
  • ASQ Certifications, Green or Black Belt certification strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated and proven knowledge of GMPs, MOPs, SOPs.
  • Direct experience performing customer audit standards.
  • Knowledge of Non-GMO, Gluten-Free, Organic programs and relevant government regulations is required.
  • Strong computer skills, including IFS, SharePoint and Microsoft Suite.
  • Excellent communication skills with internal/external customers.
  • Knowledge of RedZone a plus.
  • Available to work 3rd shift: M-F, 10:30pm -7am, weekends as needed.


  • Local and/or overnight travel is required 10% of the time.

Job Type: Full-time


  • industry related: 3 years (Required)
  • Safe Quality Food Codes: 3 years (Preferred)
  • GMPs, MOPs, and SOPs: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • HACCP (Required)


  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Graveyard (Preferred)


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