Food Safety Manager - Memphis, TN

   Industry: Food

   Job Type: Management

   Req'd Education: 4 Year Degree

   Req'd Experience: 5 to 7 years

   Req'd Travel: Not Specified


Kellogg Company has a new Food Safety Manager position available in Memphis, Tennessee. The Food Safety Manager ensures the development, compliance, and certification of HACCP and other food safety programs for a specific manufacturing location and ensures the facility delivers the required standards of food safety according to Kellogg policies, procedures, and practices.

Additional responsibilities include:

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 food safety laws, regulations, corporate policies and practices.

Responsible for vendor management related to food safety.

Ensures the facility meets all required food safety laws, regulations, and corporate policies.

Responsible for food safety accountability for all hours of operation.

Responsible for allergen program management for the facility.

Accountable for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point & food safety training for the facility to ensure compliance and execution of required programs.

Responsible for compliance with all regulations. Food Safety plant in proper sanitary condition at all times, including allergen control, pest control, guidelines followed. Compliance with food safety policies and procedures.

Responsible for MCRS (Management Control Report System) sustainability: Ensure achievement of all area / shift KPIs; ensure adherence to and continuous improvement of all area / shift MCRS elements.

Responsible for supporting the execution of relevant projects within assigned area / shift.

Responsible for supporting talent management process for hourly employees. Ensure Diversity and Inclusion meets / exceeds corporate standards. Proactively engage in the development and training of hourly labor and support such plans developed by plant leadership.

Maintain understanding of processes and functional interdependencies. Recognize and escalate, as needed, those issues identified as risks to, or opportunities to improve, plant performance.


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

Job Requirements

Bachelors of Arts degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent and 5 to 7 years experience in quality & food safety is required.

Candidate minimum qualifications:

Previous Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point 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.

Candidate preferred qualifications:

Food processing and packaging is desired.

Experience in managing processes is preferred.

Computer skills required
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Incumbent must be able to work within timelines and in pressure situations.

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

With 2009 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company is the world
s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. The Companys brands include Kelloggs, Keebler, Pop-Tarts, Eggo, Cheez-It, All-Bran, Mini-Wheats, Nutri-Grain, Rice Krispies, Special K, Chips Deluxe, Famous Amos, Sandies, Austin, Club, Murray, Kashi, Bear Naked, Morningstar Farm, Gardenburger and Stretch Island. Kellogg products are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries. For more information, visit Kelloggs Corporate Responsibility report including its approach, progress and future direction in the marketplace, workplace, environment and community can be found at For information on Kellogg Companys commitment to nutrition, visit

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 M/F/D/V

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