Kellogg Company has a new Quality and Food Safety Manager position
available in Battle Creek, MI. The Quality & Food Safety Manager
provides leadership, direction, and oversight to WKKI Pilot Plant, for
Quality and Food Safety. This role exists to ensure the facility delivers
the required standards of quality and food safety according to Kellogg
policies, procedures, and practices, while accommodating normal R&D
activities. This role is also responsible for delivery of continuous
improvement and working with Corporate Quality in the execution of company
programs. The Plant Quality & Food Safety Manager will deliver these
accountabilities through direct involvement with R&T, corporate
quality, WKKI Operations leadership team, and Pilot Plant employees. The
individual is required to provide a high degree of operational management
and execution, focus on continuous improvement and the ability to ensure
food safety of all products being produced and packaged and the facility.
Additional responsibilities include:
1.Directs, plans, and implements quality, food safety, and sanitation
programs for the facility.
2.Partners with Corporate Quality & Food Safety for various program
implementations and best practices.
3.Ensures the facility meets all required quality & food safety laws,
regulations, and corporate policies.
4.Directs and coaches the facility leadership team to ensure quality &
food safety compliance and has the authority to suspend operations when
serious quality & food safety risks are identified.
5.Actively participates in the development process of new products acting
as the on-site technical expert in food safety practices for WKKI
6.Responsible for quality & food safety accountability for all hours of
7.Responsible for the adherence to KBLM requirements with specific
attention to Drives Alignment, Inspires & Energizes People, and
Delivers Quarterly Results.
8.Based upon the overall organizational structure, this position may be
responsible for the oversight, management, and the development of up to two
(2) direct reports.
9.This position requires some travel. Expected percentage of travel for
this role is less then 10%.
BS degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent and 5-7 years
experience In quality & food safety is required.
Previous HACCP certification program design and implementation is
Thorough technical knowledge of quality & food safety is required.
Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability,
leadership strengths and ability to work effectively with a team are
Prior Quality & Food Safety leadership experience is preferred.
Experience in managing people and processes are preferred. Food processing
and packaging is desired.
Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.