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Kellogg Company


Grand Rapids, MI US


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Updated: 7/6/2010


Plant Food Safety Manager- Morning Foods – Grand Rapids, MI

Description The Kellogg Company has an exciting opportunity for a Plant Food Safety Manager located in Grand Rapids, MI.

This position provides leadership, direction, and oversight to a specific manufacturing location, 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. This role is also responsible for delivery of continuous improvement and working with Corporate Quality in the execution of company programs. The role 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 at the facility.

The role will ensure key operations metrics are established, the delivery of the established metrics, and that quality and food safety expectations are met. This role directs, plans, and implements food safety, quality, and sanitation programs for the facility. This role requires the partnering with Corporate Quality & Food Safety regarding corporate programs and best practices. This position ensures adherence to required quality & food safety laws, regulations, corporate policies and practices. This position has the authority to suspend the operation of the facility based upon specific non-compliance criteria. This role also is responsible for facility oversight during all hours of operation

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 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®, 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 Kellogg?s 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 Company?s 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 EOE M/F/D/V

Position Requirements Candidate Minimum Qualifications:
?BA degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent is required with 8 to 10 years experience in quality & food safety.
?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.
?Must have a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
?Candidate Preferred Qualifications:
?Prior Quality & Food Safety leadership experience is preferred.
?Experience in managing people and processes is preferred.
?Food processing and packaging is desired.
?Knowledge of SQF level 2000 certification requirements a plus

License Requirements

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time


Relocation Yes

Req Number 24211

Location MI, Grand Rapids

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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