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Kellogg Auditor- Quality in Michigan

Join us in a remote opportunity as a Quality Category Auditor where you will lead and participate in cross-functional teams for the planning, execution, documentation, and lead gap closure of quality and food safety audits mainly for the Kellogg Plants, and supporting co-manufacturers and supplier facilities. Engage with us when you collaborate with the plants and Corporate Quality to ensure consistent adherence to Kellogg approved audit criteria utilizing HACCP food safety and quality management principles and be responsible for establishing and verifying equivalent standards are applied among all KNA business groups and ingredient categories.

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Partnering with the business evaluate the existing implementation of Kellogg Quality Food Safety (QFS) policies and coach Kellogg facilities' personnel on System Verification to ensure compliance and sustainable continuous improvement of QFS programs . To audit the Suppliers and CoManufacturers against the established Kellogg Risk Based Standards expectations.

  • Scheduling and Conducting Audits , coordinating findings of audit team, identify gaps within quality food safety programs and communicate with plant or supplier to develop acceptable corrective actions; collaborating with the plants / supplier and providing coaching and teaching to assist them in understanding what is an issue and why it is an issue

  • Communicating non-conformances to Corporate Quality Management through timely written reports, escalating critical non-conformances and provide audit overview to Quality and Supply Chain Platform Directors for business-critical decisions. Evaluate new facility and equipment design, plans and installations to assess risk and recommend improvements from an auditor perspective

  • Follow-up to audit issues by thoroughly transitioning findings from the audit to the responsible Quality Program or Ingredient Manager to work with the facilities or supplier to successfully complete action register; making final recommendations to Kellogg Quality Management for acceptance or refusal of all assigned suppliers. Reviewing and recommending revisions to Quality Manual to ensure consistency between Quality Policies and the audit process

  • Utilize your expertise by assessing strengths of established Quality and Food Safety programs, identifying risks and determining rating of nonconformance and overall audit score. Have the knowledge and communication skills (written and verbal) to professionally and technically support the audit findings

    YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    Required:

  • B.S. in a technical discipline with substantial experience in Quality Assurance including extensive experience in food industry and/or food auditing techniques, or thorough knowledge of food safety and quality management systems and understanding of food ingredient law, food processing and controls, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Good Agricultural Practices

  • Ability to collaborate with the plants, be open to feedback, provide real-time feedback, coach and teach others as they are auditing a facility

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to promote good relations with suppliers, procurement & management

  • Ability to be effective as an Audit group leader, project manager, planner, coordinator, and communicator in high risk situations

  • Ability to demonstrate objectivity and authority in evaluation of implemented Quality Food Safety Programs against established Kellogg and/or Auditee’s Quality Food Safety Programs

  • Ability to write a concise accurate audit report meeting departmental established KPI metrics

  • Ability to manage assigned projects in addition standard work of Auditing/delivering Audit Report (KPI metric)

  • 75% - 80% travel (3 of 4 weeks travel)

  • Support international audits as scheduled (approximately 5%)

    Bonus Points:

  • Bachelors Degree in Food Science/ Grain Science/ Food Technology Microbiology / Food Safety / Chemistry

  • GFSI auditor certification

  • Knowledge in Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

  • Knowledge of practical auditing experience

    WHAT’S NEXT

    It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values (https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/home.html)

  • New Hire Benefits Guide

    THE FINER PRINT

    The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

    Kellogg Company 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 (https://www.kelloggdiversityandinclusion.com/en_US/home.html) .

    If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com

    LET’S CREATE THE FUTURE OF FOOD

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