Food Safety Manager – Battle Creek, MI


We have an exciting opening for a Food Safety Manager.

Responsibilites include:
Ensure the development, compliance, and certification of HACCP and other quality & food safety program.
Ensure the facility delivers the required standards of quality and food safety according to Kellogg policies, procedures, and practices.
Responsible to manage facility inspections, traceability, testing, vendor auditing, and microbial program compliance.
Responsible for the delivery of continuous improvement and working with Corporate Quality in the execution of company programs.
Deliver these accountabilities through direct involvement with manufacturing support personnel.
Responsible to ensure Microbial program compliance and sanitation compliance. Accountable for allergen program management and compliance.
Ensure key traceability, inspection program management, vendor management, and microbial program metrics are established, and the delivery of the established metrics and Key Performance Indices.
Ensure adherence to required quality & food safety laws, regulations, corporate policies and practices.
Report to the Quality & Food Safety Manager.
Interact with all levels of management at the facility, to include the Operations Manager and his/her direct reports, supervisors and operators. Also, may interact with Corporate Quality & Food Safety personnel.
Work collaboratively across all necessary function of the facility to ensure adherence to established programs and practices. Budget varies. Staff varies. Decisions to undertake medium and large scale projects may be made by the Food Safety Manager; such decisions will, at a minimum, be strongly informed / influenced by this role.
1.Directs, plans, and implements traceability testing and monitoring. 2.Responsible for vendor management related to quality and food safety. 3.May include environmental responsibilities.
4.Proactively engage in the development and training of hourly labor.
5. Other duties as assigned.

With 2008 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is the world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, and meat alternatives.

The company’s brands include Kellogg’s®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats® Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®, Famous Amos®, Sandies®, Carr’s®, Bear Naked®, Kashi®, MorningStar Farms®, Gardenburger® and Stretch Island®. Kellogg products are manufactured in 19 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Kellogg EOE M/F/D/V


Position Requirements

BA degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent and 5 to 7 years experience in quality & food safety is required.
Previous HACCP certification program design and implementation is required.
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 required.
Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Incumbent must be able to work within timelines and in pressure situations. Public contact required with numerous vendors, trainers, etc.

Candidate preferred qualifications:
Food processing and packaging is desired.
Experience in managing processes is preferred.

Work environment includes plant, warehouse, and plant grounds.
Must be physically capable of lots of walking, climbing, squatting etc. to complete job duties.

This position may require approximately 5% travel and work/maintenance coverage beyond the normal hours, shift, and on weekends/holidays. 

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MI, Battle Creek 

Sponsorship Requirements

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship. 

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