Supplier Quality Assurance Auditor - Land O'Lakes, Inc. - Arden Hills, MN


Land O'Lakes, Inc. would be nothing without our amazing employees.  All 9,000 of them.  Today, we are a Fortune 250 company with more than $12 billion in annual revenue (2008) and the third-largest cooperative in America.  This success reflects the efforts, commitment and pride of our employees.  As we continue to build on this success, we’ll always be looking for talented people to help us grow.


Since 1921, we have been member owned and operated.  We are a market- and customer-driven cooperative committed to optimizing the value of our members’ dairy, crop and livestock production.  We do business in all fifty states and have a presence in more than fifty countries, with our headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota.


Here at Land O’Lakes, Inc., we value and recognize the unique talents and potential of all employees, and we are dedicated to being a high-performing organization built on the foundation of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are interested in becoming a part of this amazing team, please visit our website at


Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods division is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, foodservice and food ingredient products across the United States. The LAND O LAKES® brand is recognized and valued by consumers and customers nationwide and internationally.


We are currently seeking:

Supplier Quality Assurance Auditor [4985BR]

MN - Arden Hills - Corporate Office


Position Purpose:

As a Supplier Quality Assurance Auditor, your primary role is to ensure safe and regulatory compliant raw material and finished product supply through audit and management of Land O'Lakes (LOL) suppliers against LOL supplier quality assurance procedures and standards.

This is necessary in order to protect our end users, our customers and ultimately our brands.


Required (Basic) Education/Experience:

o BS/BA degree in Food Science or related equivalent technical field/experience.
o 5+ years progressive Food industry experience.
o Demonstrated proficiency in quality assurance and technical/quality systems development/implementation.
o Proficient with the concepts of HACCP, risk assessments, and application/implementation.
o Proven ability in food safety and quality systems auditing.
o Working understanding of the CFR, FDA, State regulations.


Required Competencies and Other Skills:

o Excellent organizational, communications, interpersonal and time management skills.
o Highly motivated, results oriented, self-starter.
o Ability to travel 60 -70%.


Travel: 50% or more


Land O' Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays and employee development opportunities.  Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.  Additional information about our organization can also be obtained at





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