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Quality & Food Safety Coordinator- Glencoe, MN


Archer Daniels Midland Company



Quality & Food Safety Coordinator- Glencoe, MN

ADM Animal Nutrition

This is an exempt level position.

Job Summary:

The Quality & Food Safety Coordinator is responsible for quality, food safety and verification of conformance to regulatory requirements in support of plant operations. This position will offer support to production in making quality decisions, investigating non-conforming product and providing oversight during process upsets. This position reports to the Divisional Quality Manager.

Position Description:

  • Be responsible for the quality and product safety programs to ensure compliance with ADM, regulatory and customer requirements
  • Provide quality trainings to new hires, contractors and refresher training as needed and maintain training records
  • Lead monthly GMP plant inspections per divisional requirements
  • Investigate manufacturing errors and complete proper reports including, yield instigations, CAPA reports.
  • Use deviation reports to support the disposition of the product.
  • Conduct complaint investigations, including root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Verify quality and product safety checks are accurately completed to meet procedural requirements such as; sequencing, bin checks, magnet checks, etc.,
  • Lead all aspects of monitoring activities such as; carryover studies, uniformity studies, scale checks, and traceability as necessary
  • Ensure equipment validation procedures for high risk products are completed
  • Coordinate Pest Control Program
  • Follow up on recommendations and Corrective Actions
  • PCQI Coordinator
  • Maintain the food safety plan, ensure control points are being managed per program requirements, risk assessments are accurate and up to date
  • Coordinate routine food safety meetings
  • Lead product recalls from the plant level with guidance from divisional resources when necessary
  • Develop and maintain site specific work instructions
  • Participate in FDA and scored internal audits
  • Ensure product assays are completed and failing assays results are followed up on
  • Oversight of sample retains, product testing, required for divisional programs


  • BS degree in Feed Science or related experience AND/OR 3+ years in quality experience in feed/food
  • Knowledge of FDA and state regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of FSMA preferred
  • Highly organized
  • Effective use of Microsoft office applications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to lead, mentor, build consensus and lead change among a team of production/sales/quality colleagues.
  • Strong analytical problem solving/root cause analysis skills

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.

About ADM:

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at


ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

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