Duties of this position include:
Direct and train Plant Sanitarians,
Sanitation Partners, and Janitorial Partners. Interface with plant leaders
as well as Enterprise Quality to develop qualified teams which
effectively and efficiently provide a sanitary operating environment.
Assist in the development of SSOP's,
MSS, CIP processes and related SOP's in all departments. Perform
troubleshooting and provide assistance with CIP programming validation.
Review and analyze data from pathogen
monitoring, MSS, Pre-Op inspections, food safety audits (internal, third
party, customer, and Regulatory), customer complaints as well as other
sources, and utilize this data to identify trends and take
Proactively utilize process metrics
and experience to prevent problems that could affect product quality and
safety. Investigate potential sanitation issues, which may result in product
contamination, reduced shelf-life, or customer complaints or rejection of
products. Assist in the identification of root cause and corrective
Work closely with Engineering,
Enterprise Quality and equipment vendors to assure that new or modified
equipment meets sanitary design and regulatory requirements prior to
purchase and installation. Validate that equipment modifications or new
equipment can effectively be cleaned and sanitized to a microbial level.
Work closely with sanitation chemical
providers and Pest Management contractors to maximize technical expertise
and to drive results while being cost effective.
Lead plant sanitation verification
and auditing process including Environmental Monitoring. Work with
appropriate Partners to address and resolve deficiencies.
Lead plant projects resulting in more
effective execution of sanitation and monitoring processes as well as
cost savings initiatives.
Together with the leadership team, ensures compliance with
Food Safety and Food Quality Plans, in addition to customer requirements.
Interprets and communicates customer requirements to plant production
and/or support groups. Establishes and Audits PCPs, CCPs and Standard
Operating Procedures to define and monitor processes, to ensure customer
requirements are met. Reviews incidents during which the procedures are
not met, and determines appropriate corrective action for partners
failing to follow standard procedures.