Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager – Pikeville, KY


Company Overview

Since 1906, people just like you have come to know Kellogg as a company they can rely on for great-tasting, high-quality foods. With 2006 sales of almost $11 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, frozen waffles and meat alternatives.

At Kellogg Company, we’re dedicated to the things that set us apart and make us better. With different backgrounds, cultures and experiences, everyone brings something valuable to our team. We thrive on the diverse talents of our employees, and we expect all of our team members to respect those talents. There’s always a better idea just around the corner and, with support, creative thoughts become brilliant working solutions. At Kellogg Company, it’s all about being yourself, being accepted, and being successful.

Job Description

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 and 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.

Job Requirements

8 to 10 years experience in quality & food safety. BA degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent 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. Prior Quality & Food Safety leadership experience is preferred. Experience in managing people and processes is preferred. Food processing and packaging is desired. Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.




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Sales - Marketing
Consumer Products

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Job Type:

QA - Quality Control

Req'd Education:

4 Year Degree

Req'd Experience:

8 to 10 years

Req'd Travel:

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