Kellogg Quality & Safety Manager in ALLYN, Washington

Come grow with us as a Quality & Safety Manager at our Allyn, WA plant, where you will feel like you work for a local company working around the world. You will be leading sanitation, quality & food safety (QFS), sanitation, and environmental, health, & safety (EHS) activities, while building a structure for employees to grow. You will uphold and strengthen our food safety initiatives to ensure we provide our consumers with a superior product and promote people safety initiatives to support each employee’s need to flourish and thrive.

Welcome – thanks for dropping by! It’s great to meet you. We are Kashi. Our name stands for wholesome foods made with plant-based nutrition. Inspired by our founders’ dream of healthier living for all, we create delicious nutritious foods with unique ingredients that are made by passionate people; Come join us! If you believe that food should do more and that it has the power to create positive change in ourselves and the world around us, we want to hear from you! As a Quality & Safety Manager, you’ll be supporting all of our categories including cereal, snack bars, nutrition bars, cookies, crackers, frozen entrees, frozen waffles and we want your talents to help make a healthier tomorrow.


  • Quality & Safety Leader – You will be leading quality, food safety, and sanitation programs for some of our well-loved brands. Directing, planning and implementing the EHS, Quality, Food Safety and Sanitation Management Systems in line with Kashi Company EHS and QFS policies and standards. Facilitating the incident investigation, corrective and preventative action processes and systems.

  • Plant Partnerships – Partnering with Corporate EHS and QFS for program implementation and best practices. Leading the site EHS and QFS Center of Excellence Team and facilitating their activities. Tracking, reporting, and analyzing performance trends and patterns and implementing the appropriate actions to drive sustainable results. You will partner closely with the other Business Unit Managers for program implementations and best practices.

  • People Management – Proactively engaging in the training and development of all employees. Leading the focused improvement activities to ensure the achievement of key performance indicators. Directing and coaching 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. 24/7 accountability for the food safety operation and team. Managing trends, statistics, and budget.

  • Audits – You’ll take particular care in maintaining high standards, internally and externally. You will be participating, as well as leading, the coordination, preparation, and corrective action management for yearly internal and third party audits. Ensuring the facility meets all required quality & food safety laws, regulations, and corporate policies.

  • Owner’s Mindset – in this role you’ll need to have an owner’s mindset – bring your entrepreneurial spirit to Kashi



  • High School Diploma/GED or International equivalent

  • Significant experience with Quality & Food Safety in a manufacturing setting

  • HACCP certification

  • Knowledgeable of environmental, quality & food safety regulations

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable regulations, GMP and Food Safety standards in accordance to regulatory bodies – OSHA, WISHA, Workers Compensation, FDA, USDA, CFIA, etc.

  • Knowledge of FSMA compliance

  • Strong auditing and assessment skills, as well as the ability to effectively complete 3rd party and internal audits and implement corrective actions

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including Email, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and some knowledge of other computer software

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability, leadership strengths and ability to work effectively with a team

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in one of the following disciplines: Environmental Sciences, Occupational Health & Safety, Food Science, Microbiology, or related field

  • Quality & Food Safety leadership experience

  • People and process management experience

  • Experience in the food processing and packaging

  • Safe Quality Food (SQF) Practitioner Certification

  • PCQI certification


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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.

Kashi is an independent business unit within the Kellogg Company and is the leading natural foods company in the US. Kashi's believes that business can be a positive force for good. We incubate and scale wellness trends and our and dream is to make it possible for people everywhere to embrace natural healthy living Our dynamic portfolio of brands includes Kashi, Bear Naked and Pure Organic. Behind these brands, we have products in ten grocery categories. We love ingredients, taste and the undeniable fact that good food makes you feel, well, good. And that fuels our relentless desire to make a difference in everything we do.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at .

This role supports the [Cookie, Cone, Crust, Fruit Snack] part of the Kellogg business. This particular area of the business has been identified as part of a future divestiture. This role is eligible for retention incentive in addition to the salary and benefits applicable to this role. Further details will be discussed through the interview process.

Food Philosophy at Work

Kashi Recruitment

Title: Quality & Safety Manager

Location: USA-WA-Allyn

Requisition ID: QUA000687

Job Function: Quality

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Apr 7, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

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