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Quality Auditor - Battle Creek, MI 49016

Kellogg Company


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Join us in an opportunity as a Quality Auditor where you will lead and participate in cross-functional teams for the planning, execution, documentation, and lead gap closure of quality and food safety audits mainly for the Kellogg Plants and supporting co-manufacturers and supplier facilities. Engage with us when you collaborate with the plants and Corporate Quality to ensure consistent adherence to Kellogg approved audit criteria utilizing HACCP food safety and quality management principles and be responsible for establishing and verifying equivalent standards are applied among all business groups and ingredient categories.



  • Partnering with the business evaluate the existing implementation of Kellogg Quality Food Safety (QFS) policies and coach Kellogg facilities' personnel on System Verification to ensure compliance and sustainable continuous improvement of QFS programs. To audit the Suppliers and Co-Manufacturers against the established Kellogg Risk Based Standards expectations.
  • Scheduling and Conducting Audits, coordinating findings of audit team, identify gaps within quality food safety programs and communicate with plant or supplier to develop acceptable corrective actions; collaborating with the plants / supplier and providing coaching and teaching to assist them in understanding what is an issue and why it is an issue.
  • Communicating non-conformances to Corporate Quality Management through timely written reports, escalating critical non-conformances and provide audit overview to Quality and Supply Chain Platform Directors for business-critical decisions. Evaluate new facility and equipment design, plans and installations to assess risk and recommend improvements from an auditor perspective.
  • Follow-up to audit issues by thoroughly transitioning findings from the audit to the responsible Quality Food Safety Coach or Ingredient Manager to work with the facilities or supplier to successfully complete action register, making final recommendations to Kellogg Quality Management for acceptance or refusal of all assigned suppliers. Reviewing and recommending revisions to Quality Manual to ensure consistency between Quality Policies and the audit process.
  • Utilize your expertise by assessing strengths of established Quality and Food Safety programs, identifying risks, and determining rating of nonconformance and overall audit score. Have the knowledge and communication skills to support the audit findings professionally and technically.


  • Substantial experience in Quality Assurance including extensive experience in food industry and/or food auditing techniques
  • Ability to collaborate with the plants, be open to feedback, provide real-time feedback, coach and teach others as they are auditing a facility
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to promote good relations with suppliers, procurement & management
  • Ability to demonstrate objectivity and authority in evaluation of implemented Quality Food Safety Programs against established Kellogg and/or Auditee’s Quality Food Safety Programs
  • Ability to manage assigned projects in addition standard work of Auditing/delivering Audit Report (KPI metric)
  • GFSI auditor certification preferred
  • Knowledge in Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and practical auditing experience


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If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.



Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.


Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!



Estimated travel is 50-75%.

Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD). In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day. Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team. This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance. Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position.


The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.


Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment



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