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.
Kellogg Company has a new opening for a Quality & Food
Safety Manager in Omaha, NE. This position provides leadership, direction,
and oversight to the Omaha, NE manufacturing facility 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 and is responsible for delivery of continuous
improvement and working with Corporate Quality in the execution of company
programs. The Quality & Food Safety Manager delivers these
accountabilities through direct involvement with manufacturing, corporate
quality, the plant leadership team, and plant/bakery employees. This
position 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 in the facility.
This position is responsible for the budget associated with the function of
Quality & Food Safety for the facility, ensuring key operations metrics
are established, the delivery of the established metrics, and that quality
and food safety expectations are met. This position is responsible for
managing and the development one (1) to four (4) direct reports. Additional
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. Responsible for quality & food safety accountability for all hours
6. Responsible for the adherence to KBLM requirements with specific
attention to Drives Alignment, Inspires & Energizes People, and
Delivers Quarterly Results.
7. Based upon the overall organizational structure, this position may be
responsible for the oversight, management, and the development of up to
three (3) direct reports.
Expected percentage of travel for this role is less then 10%.
-BA degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent is required and 10+
years experience in quality & food safety.
-Previous HACCP certification program design and implementation is
-Thorough technical knowledge of quality & food safety
-Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability,
leadership strengths and ability to work effectively with a team
-Experience in managing people and processes
-Prior Quality & Food Safety leadership experience
-Food processing and packaging is desired.
Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint