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Food Safety Resource - Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


Auto req ID: 262590BR

Job Description

As a member of the Sanitation Department, provide leadership and technical support in the area of Food Safety and Sanitation with an emphasis on product safety and regulatory (FSMA) compliance. Responsible for the development and implementation of Food Safety systems as a partner to the Operations Business Unit. Possess strong leadership and people skills along with team building capabilities.

  • Driver of Food Safety/ Sanitation programs, including but not limited to: FSMA compliance (including PC documentation), IPM (Integrated Pest Management), Cleaning & Verification, Self- Inspections, Corrective Actions, Maintenance, GMP’s, Hygienic Zoning
  • Develop, implement, and sustain effective Master Sanitation/ Master Cleaning Schedules within a Business Unit/ Department.


    • Housekeeping
    • PIC (Periodic Infrastructure Cleaning)
    • PEC(Periodic Equipment Cleaning)
    • Routine Sanitation
    • SSOP’s
  • Develop, implement, and sustain Sanitation as a Preventive Control including verification activities such as ATP or PCS.
  • Manage hourly employees in cleaning activities, ensuring correct methods, frequencies, precautions are taken.
  • Manage directly or indirectly employees completing routine sanitation activities.
  • Track MSS Completion, and execute corrective actions to gaps.
  • Ensure all cleaning activities are documented.
  • Establish and enforce cleanliness and accountability standards.
  • Serve as a mentor/ resource to other Supervisors as well as the operators within the department, setting expectations and delivering feedback
  • Provide food safety training, to include food safety and allergen plans, regulatory (FSMA) requirements, GMPs and quality measurement systems. Be capable of delivering training in the area of continuous improvement processes. Deliver training at both the hourly and salaried levels.
  • Develop implementation plans for support on new FSMA initiatives and support on-going FSMA requirements within the Business Unit
  • Provide daily feedback to plant management as well as team members regarding regulatory compliance, quality/ food safety, safety, and reliability issues.
  • Manage aspects of food safety at the floor level. Conduct periodic self-inspection audits ensuring FDA (FSMA), AIB and FSSC 22000 Standards requirements are met. Drive corrective actions as needed.
  • Must demonstrate ability to facilitate project work with minimal coaching. This will assure successful project implementation and completions within the parameters set forth.
  • Mentor Food Safety Indirects in the Business Unit/ Department
  • Departmental owner for Sanitation Corrective Actions (Sanitation Summary) ensuring corrective actions and appropriate follow-ups in place.



  • Bachelor Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong foundation in interpersonal communication concepts, specifically, written, oral, presentation, listening, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to lead team members, facilitate change, foster innovation and results, and manage
  • Ability to effectively challenge status quo, and provide open and constructive feedback to all levels of the organization- Ability to handle the “tough” conversations.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and plant personnel
  • Working knowledge in principals of SPC, Project Management, Facilitation, Prioritization, Problem Solving skills, statistical methods

COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role, effective December 31, 2021. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law.

This position requires working an Alternate Work Schedule (AWS). The crew you are leading works 7PM -7AM on a 2-week rotating pattern, alternating between 3 evenings and 4 evenings each week, including every other weekend.

This position will be filled at L6, L7, L8 or L9 dependent on the candidates’ current level within the Supply Chain Competency Assessment (SCCA) program.

#LI-USA Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation


Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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