Date:  Nov 14, 2023
Job Req ID:  16288
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Rossville
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Quality Food Safety Manager


As a Quality and Food Safety Manager, you will manage quality, food safety, and sanitation for one of Kellanova’s business units within our Rossville, TN  plant. Your responsibilities represent much more than just a job title – it’s the heart of what we do. We drive for results by holding the highest standards of quality and food safety, in line with our company’s top-notch policies, procedures and practices. You will work directly with the manufacturing team, the plant quality department, plant leadership and plant employees, adopting an owner’s mindset to ensure the best actions with the best results. 


This great opportunity is located in the charming town of Rossville, TN just a 5 minute drive from the Collierville and Memphis, TN area. The benefits of small-town living coupled with the big city environment all packed into one place! The area provides a great place to raise a family and the plant provides a great place to grow your career!


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Directing Quality and Food Safety – Lead quality, food safety and sanitation programs for some of our well-loved brands. You will ensure that the business unit meets all required laws, regulations and corporate policies. With a firm focus on continuous improvement, you’ll drive a high degree of operational management and execution for our products. 
  • Strengthening Partnerships – Collaborate with Quality and Food Safety Managers to assure successful program implementations and the use of best practices. You’ll also work closely with the business unit leadership team and other plant employees to ensure compliance and identify quality and food safety risks. With strong people skills and an eye for details, you’ll help us reach new heights.
  • Managing People – Supervise a team of leaders and associates with quality, food safety and sanitation responsibilities in a 24/7 operation. We want you to leverage your management skills and strong ability to influence! You’ll develop, inspire and energize your team towards a high standard of performance and self-accountability. 
  • Overseeing Successful Audits – Take particular care in maintaining high standards, internally and externally. You will participate in and lead coordination, preparation and corrective action management for yearly internal and third party audits.


Your Recipe for Success


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Frequently demonstrated quality and food safety experience in a manufacturing environment
  • HACCP certified
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable regulations, including GMP and food safety standards in accordance with the FDA, USDA and CFIA
  • Strong auditing and assessment skills with strong technical and software knowledge
  • People and process management experience


What’s Next

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About Kellanova

Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s, Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here.


We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!


The Finer Print

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.   


Ready to Taste the Future of Food? 

-Kellanova Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Memphis