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Food Safety & Quality Manager



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We have the honor and responsibility of working in food – a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities…;this is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

Take a look at how Michael Foods is giving back to the community during this difficult time!


Oversees the application of food safety standards in the food industry. Especially proficient in the adherence of quality standards throughout every phase of food preparation and distribution. Specializes in developing and implementing food safety processes.

This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures, and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.


  1. Provides leadership in the development, training, execution, and verification/validation of all quality systems, including all aspects of food safety, food quality, and sanitation.
  2. Ensures compliance with all regulatory, customer and corporate programs. Leads and participates in regulatory, customer and internal audits. Provides leadership in the development, training, and maintenance of the plant Food Safety and Quality Programs.
  3. Comprehensive knowledge of GFSI Standards.
  4. Provides leadership to help ensure a safe work environment throughout the plant.
  5. Maintains consistent communication and fosters teamwork between all local personnel, departments and shifts, as well as, other company locations and external customers and resources.
  6. Ensures company policies and procedures are fairly administered between departments and shifts.
  7. Responsible for developing annual FSQ and sanitation budgets and cost control throughout the fiscal year.
  8. Champions the use of Quality Improvement Tools, Lean Manufacturing, and Root Cause Analysis.
  9. Responsible for developing and monitoring plant sanitation programs to ensure a safe and wholesome product supply.
  10. Provides leadership to help ensure a safe work environment throughout the plant and lead an element of the Corporate Safety Program. Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.
  11. Follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions, and ensure that product food safety and quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality or personnel safety.
  12. Ensures regulatory compliance at all times.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field and a minimum of 5 years of supervisory or managerial experience in a food plant manufacturing environment to include quality systems responsibilities.
  2. Must have effective communication, interpersonal and teaming skills.
  3. Able to develop and motivate salaried and hourly personnel.
  4. Able to work extended hours or weekends when required.
  5. Experience or knowledge of all applicable food industry related quality systems.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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