Corporate Food Safety Manager / Microbiologist - Northfield, MN


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If you are looking for rewarding and challenging work with a progressive company, Malt-O-Meal has the right ingredients.  As a leading manufacturer of breakfast cereals, we have built a strong reputation for hiring some of the industry’s most talented people. We are looking for a

Corporate Food Safety Manager/Microbiologist

Northfield, MN


Founded in 1919, Malt-O-Meal Company is privately held and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Malt-O-Meal, the nation’s fourth largest cereal manufacturer, supplies a full line of branded cereals to all retail channels. The company currently produces 26 different ready-to-eat cereals, three varieties of hot wheat cereal, and a full line of oatmeal products. The company operates production facilities in Minnesota, Utah and North Carolina. Four distribution centers supply the customer base throughout the United States.



Lead the organization in defining and implementing food microbiology and food safety systems aimed at comprehensive and practical management of risk.



§    Act as the organizational lead and subject matter expert in food microbiology and food safety.

§    Establish an integrated microbiology program that coherently addresses environmental and other input risks.

§    Adjudicate food microbiology and safety data that relate to environment, ingredients and finished products.




§    BS (preferably MS or Ph.D) in Food Microbiology/Food Safety from a well recognized program.

§    8 - 10 years working as a site Food Microbiologist or combined experience at site and corporate level in dry goods manufacture. 

§    Expertise and experience in microbiology of thermal processing is considered a plus. 

§    Site audit experience and facility sanitary design experience considered a plus.

§    Management/Leadership/Other Skills:  Business Acumen, Timely Decision Making, Problem Solving, Organizing, Managing & Measuring work, Action Oriented, Self-Starter, Listening, Negotiating.

§    Ability to travel up to 30% of time.


Salary based on qualifications.


Malt-O-Meal offers a competitive total compensation package and a great work environment.


Please apply directly on our Careers Site at


Equal Opportunity Employer



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