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Sanitation Program Coordinator - Ed Miniat LLC

South Holland, IL




Position Summary:


The sanitation department is the foundation of the companys food safety programs.  This position is expected to manage programs and monitor results required to achieve sanitation objectives and ensure processes exceed customer, industry and other regulatory compliance agency guidelines.


Primary Responsibilities:


         Create or modify and implement programs for the sanitation team such as cleaning methods, master sanitation schedule, and sanitation training ensuring programs are up to date with industry standards and enhancements

         Actively participate in sanitary design reviews for new and existing processes and infrastructure

         Collaborate with engineering and maintenance in the review of new equipment design to ensure that appropriate cleaning methods are established and potential harbor points are identified and rectified through process or redesign

         Track, report monthly, and analyze sanitation KPIs; ensure appropriate participants involved and investigations are completed as needed

         Track, trend, and report employee and food safety events involving the sanitation team

         Participate in the investigation and corrective action processes for out of standard micro monitoring results

         Initiate and execute programs for verification and validation of cleaning methods and frequencies

         Develop and implement sanitation audit program to ensure ongoing compliance to regulatory and company requirements

         Review customer specific sanitation program requirements to ensure compliance; identify and develop corrective actions as needed

         Serve as back-up to the Sanitation Supervisors in their absence

         Perform other duties as assigned


Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:


Not applicable




         BS in Engineering or Science or equivalent work experience

         Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook and other Microsoft Office tools

         Experience implementing sanitation programs, documentation, and initiatives

         Ability to work off shift (3rd)

         2-3 years experience in food manufacturing with experience in wet clean up; USDA experience preferred

         Working knowledge of Lean experience preferred

         Bilingual (Spanish) a plus




         Initiating Action:  Shows enthusiasm and a willingness to plunge into tasks/projects despite difficulty or uncertainty. Needs little direction or encouragement to undertake projects and quickly draws others into sharing their enthusiasm and excitement.

         Team Orientation:  Works effectively within teams by developing effective relationships, modifying personal style to enhance team effectiveness, and by demonstrating care and compassion for teammates. Champions teams success and celebrates the contributions of other team members.

         Quality Focus:  Ensures company products and services meet the highest standards of quality. Leads quality initiatives and uses structured processes for assessing and monitoring quality.

         Drives for Results:  Focuses efforts, both personal and team, needed to accomplish tasks in the expected timeframe. Constantly pushes to raise their standards of performance and to exceed expectations regardless of challenges and barriers encountered.

         Analytical Thinking:  Uses information from qualitative and quantitative analyses to solve problems and make decisions.  Is able to see interconnections between organizational systems.

         Organization; Attention to Detail:  Maintains high levels of personal organization and attention to detail; is thorough and complete with assignments.


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