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Food Safety/Sanitation Specialist - South Sioux City, NE






Ingredion is hiring a Food Safety/Sanitation Specialist to provide leadership and direction to the South Sioux City Quality departmentís Food Safety Systems and Sanitation programs.

As a Food Safety/Sanitation Specialist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Monitors Master Sanitation Schedule, CIP, General equipment, and housekeeping cleaning activities at the facility.
  • Reviews sanitation and cleaning procedures and documentation to insure correct performance. Maintains documentation files.
  • Monitors CIP equipment functionality and communicates status to management as needed.
  • Maintain and manage all CIP/COP/Cleaning functions for the plant.
  • Develop and maintain chemical control program for facility
  • Support the HACCP team in the development and reassessment the HACCP plan and pre-requisite programs.
  • Compiles and reports quality data to key stakeholders.
  • Oversees, coordinates and performs routine swabbing for the plant environmental monitoring program. Must be able to perform and understand microbiological testing.
  • Reviews procedures and documentation to insure correct performance. Maintains documentation files.
  • Leads root causes analysis for failures, corrective/preventive action implementation for failures and gaps that are identified.
  • Responsible for training plant employees in GMPs, HACCP, Food Security, etc.
  • Monitor, train, and insure compliance to HACCP and food safety program CCPs and OPRPs.
  • Develop and train staff regarding all CIP/COP/Cleaning SSOP for the plant.
  • Manage and coordinate 3rd party vendor relationship with cleaning services providers
  • Assist with Internal, 3rd party, customer, and regulatory audits.
  • Demonstrating a willingness to participate in plant safety initiatives.
  • A working knowledge and ability to follow site safety rules and specific safety practices.
  • Commitment to support and participate in our strong Safety culture of zero injuries and illnesses.

The Food Safety/Sanitation Specialist position is well-suited for you if you have:

  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to build consensus and foster positive relationships.
  • Ability to communicate across functional lines and at all levels.
  • Ability to learn and apply Ingredionís Safety, Environmental, GMP, and Quality standards.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelorís degree in life sciences or equivalent in work history.
  • Experience in successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously with results consistent with managementís expectations.
  • PCQI certified for human and animal food.
  • HACCP certified by accredited program.
  • Sanitation and CIP equipment experience.
  • Chemical and safety training knowledge and experience
  • Possess a significant number of years of experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment within the plant or regional quality assurance function.
  • Possess a strong proficiency and experience managing automated CIP systems.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the promotion of a safe work environment
  • Able to work with minimal supervision to accomplish tasks.
  • Skilled at working effectively within a culturally diverse environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

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