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Date:  Mar 28, 2024
Job Req ID:  17972
Category:  Research and Development
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Cincinnati
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Quality Technician


In this role as a Quality Technician, you will engage your passion for food safety to provide front line support to our manufacturing teams. You will be responsible for supporting operations to ensure alignment to all policies and practices in the Kellanova Food Safety Plan. Use your interpersonal skills in building collaborative relationships. Act as the Go-to-Resource for ensuring quality and food safety of the core products produced at the Cincinnati Bakery. This role will be located onsite at the Cincinnati, OH plant and will be scheduled to work the night shift.


You’ll work closely with the entire Quality and Food Safety team as well as operations and leaders across the organization. You’ll help us maintain our high-quality standards and lead various food safety initiatives. Our plant and quality team are great size providing ample opportunities for growth as you continuously strive to be the best.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Quality Control – Provide on-shift guidance and support for all aspects of quality and food safety, including verification of Certificates of Analyses (COA) for all incoming raw materials and packaging. You will respond to Food Safety incidents, review and verify Critical Control Points and execute the environmental monitoring program.
  • Audit Ready & Safety Driven– You will be conducting plant food safety and security audits and continually looking for food safety hazards and opportunities for improving the plant and process. You will also be conducting daily product evaluation and employee training in food safety, HACCP, GMPs, and SOPs. You will be a critical on-shift team member and will communicate deficiencies and drive follow-up.
  • Cross-Functional Support – That’s where your team skills come in. You will also support plant projects, including new equipment and new products. You will have the opportunity to lead continuous improvement projects as well and take ownership for critical pre-requisite programs as an Internal Auditor. You will be part of a highly engaged team that supports an environment of learning and growth.


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • High School diploma/GED with food manufacturing experience.
  • Must be able to work schedule of 7pm-7am shift
  • Intermediate computer literacy in Microsoft software applications.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in food safety, microbiology, or quality assurance.
  • Experience with SAP.


What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer.


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If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information.


Get to Know Us


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.


The best brands. The best people. The best you.


Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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