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Plant Associate Food Safety and Quality Manager - Hannibal, MO 63401

General Mills

Job Description:

This position will provide leadership for food safety and sanitation programs across one of the largest plants in General Mills, supporting multiple platforms. This position has both wage and salary direct reports and is accountable for the Food Safety & Quality (FSQ) wage/production and supplies budget. In this role you have the opportunity to develop people leadership skills, influencing skills, project management skills, and technical food safety and quality skills in a dynamic, complex manufacturing plant.


  • Lead team of 7 wage technicians across multiple shifts, supporting analytical and risk assessment of production
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate FSRM policies, FSSC standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Lead FSRA program for site
  • Lead site wide pest control program
  • Lead Sanitation compliance along with Sanitation Technologist direct report
  • Partner with Operations and other Support functions to manage financial and human resources to execute food safety and sanitation programs
  • Monitor and identify quality and food safety improvement opportunities, determine next actions, and influence the change
  • Travel between buildings (including Bear Creek) will be required
  • Other duties per business and function need


  • Bachelor's Degree + minimum 7 years’ related experience
  • Expertise on food safety and quality systems for manufacturing, including General Mills’ internal policies and standards and relevant GFSI audit schemes
  • Demonstrated ability to develop remarkable solutions and influence stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse, cross-functional teams and with external resources including vendors
  • Ability to experiment, assess risks and make data-based recommendations and decisions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of statistical process control and application for product quality
  • Computer proficiency, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


  • Quality and manufacturing experiences


Company Overview:

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.



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