As a leading expert, this position will manage a region of
ConAgra Mills for corporate food safety and sanitation. This function
supports plant food safety and sanitation in the effective use of chemicals,
cleaning processes, sanitation equipment, equipment design, setting
standards for maintaining cleaning equipment, developing and implementing
Food Protection procedures, implementing sanitation assurance initiatives,
integrated pest management, HACCP support, and platform regulatory
compliance programs related to food safety and sanitation. This position
also covers transfer sites and wash stations used by ConAgra Mills
directs an operations staff of specialists in the general day-to-day
routine work in support of plant sanitation and pest control. Meets
strategic business needs by being involved in cross-functional teams.
Determines resources and provides technical guidance and leadership.
management on effectiveness of routine plant sanitation and cleaning
programs. Guide plants during special plant sanitation issues including
microbiological, environmental control, insect and foreign material
control. Ensure plant follow up of food protections programs to detect and
eliminate sources of contamination. Provide sanitary design recommendations
for new and existing equipment. Provide support for customers and 3rd party
audits. Follow up on Root Cause and Corrective actions.
HAACP plan update and validate the plan and pre requisite programs.
maintain cost effective programs and practices that are consistent across
all plants. Work closely with internal and outside sanitation vendors to
improve sanitation performance and costs. Implement and strengthen
Enterprise Sanitation guidelines that will be used in all ConAgra
utilize process metrics and experience to prevent problems that could
affect product quality and safety. Investigate sanitation issues, which are
resulting in product contamination, reduced shelf-life, or customer
rejection of products. Aid in the identification of root cause and
corrective actions.6.Customer Service: Work closely with customers on
sanitation type complaints. Visit customers to help resolve issues. Acts as
liaison between Plant and customer to maximize services provided.
educational and seminar opportunities for Plant Sanitarians. Introduce new
or improved cleaning and pest control methods, procedures, equipment,
technologies and other new developments in the field of sanitation and pest
control. Attend technical meetings to continually update knowledge in
advances in sanitation and pest control. Conduct internal sanitation and
pest control audits as needed.
recommendations for equipment and machinery-based change (new equipment,
retrofits or design modification of existing equipment ??? sanitary design
reviews). Work closely with Engineering and equipment vendors to assure that
new equipment meets sanitary design and regulatory design requirements
prior to installation.
expertise in the development of policies and procedures relating to
sanitation. Standardize practices across plants. This includes conformance
to quality and food safety standards and working with plant management and
others to ensure that these standards are met. Help establish manning
requirements for each plant based on needs.
pest management functions including the purchase, storage, inventory, use
and disposal of restricted use pesticides and other hazardous substances.
Position plays a technical support role between three key functions: Pest
management vendor, plant QA and Enterprise Procurement.
Spend 50% of
time at the various ConAgra Mill facilities shop floor observing process
workflow, equipment operations, and that sanitation guidelines are being
Degree or 5 years of food industrial experience in operations, Quality
and/or sanitation roles.
knowledge of FDA, USDA, AIB and HACCP.
knowledge of sanitary design, sanitation and pest management in food
interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
knowledge of food manufacturing processes.
understanding of food safety.
knowledge in using a full range of statistical and analytical tools and
relationship building skills.
understanding of microbiological organisms and stored product insects and
their impact on process design, sanitary design and sanitation.
experience with customer, 3rd party audit and government regulatory
requirements in the processing of food.
As we build our brands, we`re building the team that will take our business
to the next level. Our high-performance culture is based on simplicity,
accountability and collaboration and offers exceptional career
opportunities throughout the organization. Challenging positions at all
levels offer opportunities in sales, marketing, manufacturing, supply
chain, IT, finance, R & D and other areas. All of our positions offer
opportunity for personal growth and financial reward.
ConAgra Foods is an equal opportunity employer, and we place a high value
on the diversity of our employees, customers, consumers and vendors. We`re
looking for the best people with the best talent. You can build your career
and be part of building the new ConAgra Foods.