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Food Safety and Quality (FQS) Supervisor - Mendota, IL


Last Updated: 12/28/21

Job Description

Food Safety and Quality (FQS) Supervisor - Mendota, IL

  • Position: Food Safety and Quality (FQS) Supervisor - Mendota, IL
  • Department: Feed Division
  • Location: Mendota, IL
  • Country: USA

The Alltech® Feed Division is among the leading commercial animal nutrition companies in North America. We employ more than 700 people in the areas of manufacturing, sales and marketing. We offer a full range of animal nutrition products designed to meet the diverse needs of modern livestock and companion animals, including: complete feeds, premixes, feed supplements, block supplements, animal health products and feed ingredients. We are seeking candidates for a full-time position as Food Safety and Quality (FQS) Supervisor to join our Premix manufacturing and Specialty Ingredients distribution located in Mendota, IL.


Primary responsibilities for this position will be to develop, maintain and implement updates to the Food Safety and Quality program for Ridley Feed Ingredient’s manufacturing and distribution operations and work in liaison with the North American Corporate Food Safety and Quality department to ensure program alignment with regional and global systems. Other responsibilities include the following: ensure compliance with food safety certifications and applicable regulations pertaining to the production, sale, identification and usage of animal food and health products; conduct internal GMP/food safety audits to ensure compliance with the Food Safety and Quality program and food safety certification(s) the facilities hold, identify deficiencies and, with management direction, ensure continuous improvement initiatives are achieved.


Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma along with 2 years of college at a business or trade school, preferably in the Animal Science field. Other requirements include skills in technical writing, public speaking and proficiency in Microsoft Office. The desired candidate must be familiar with the feed industry and be willing to travel as required. Previous experience in maintaining HACCP and other quality certifications and experience coordinating and supervising a team are highly desirable.

More Info

We offer competitive pay with an annual incentive potential. Our benefit program includes a choice of health and dental plans, vision plan, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, life and disability insurance, 401k with a generous company match, and paid time off. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced team with scope to make meaningful, positive impact to our manufacturing operations and our customers’ experience and satisfaction.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Company Details

Nicholasville, Kentucky, United States
Our mission is to improve the health and performance of people, animals and plants through nutrition and scientific innovation. We pursue this mission guided by what we call the ACE principle, our promise that in doing business we have a positive impact on the Animal, the Consumer and the Environment.