With 2008 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company
(NYSE:K) 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.
Kellogg Company in Kansas City, KS is seeking a Plant Food
Safety and Quality Manager. 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. 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 Quality and Food Safety Manager will ensure key operations metrics are
established, the delivery of the established metrics, and that quality and
food safety expectations are met and will also require partnering with
Corporate Quality & Food Safety regarding corporate programs and best
Primary Responsibilities include:
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
7. Based upon the overall organizational structure, this position may be
responsible for the oversight, management, and the development of up to two
(2) direct reports.
9. This position requires some travel. Expected percentage of travel for
this role is less then 10%.
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.
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