Sanitation Manager/Food Safety Manager(Job Number: COL00430) - Columbus, OH
Position Title: Sanitation Manager
Purpose of Role
Manager provides sanitation expertise to the entire facility. This role
involves developing, managing and continuously improving a comprehensive
sanitation program that encompasses associate safety, equipment,
infrastructure and people development in order to ensure safe food for our
consumers while ensuring Food Safety, Associate Safety & Sanitation
Programs are developed, complied to and executed with excellence. They will
improve efficiencies in support of plant productivity, leverage external
vendors to improve sanitation effectiveness and efficiency, act as the
commercialization/project liaison with Engineering responsible for sanitary
design and develop functional/technical skills of sanitation team and site.
of Reports; 13 direct
maintain site master plan in line with Mars Petcare
Function as the technical liaison on the Site Safety Committee and Food
training plan for plant sanitation associates regarding the effective use of
chemicals, COP and CIP cleaning processes, SOPís regarding chemical
concentration, temperatures, and times sanitation equipment, valve function
and sanitary design.
Implements effective pest control and platform regulatory compliance
Sets standards for maintaining CIP equipment, developing CIP PM and
Manages the sanitation cycle-time reduction and initiatives, extended
cleaning request validations, sanitation chemical cost reductions, sanitation
Investigate sanitation issues, which could be linked to product
contamination, reduced shelf-life, or customer rejection of products.
Works with sanitation chemical service providers and others to maximize
technical expertise, information, equipment, research new cleaning
technologies and techniques and coordinate trials.
Design and execute sanitation verification programs to assess sanitation
Develop, revise and maintain the plant sanitation SOPís which contains
control policies, standards, and procedures.
Champion of Lean initiatives related to sanitation and involvement with
Maintain controls for sanitation chemicals including cost optimization,
utilization, testing, inventories, and proper labeling of containers.
Provide direction to and oversight of the Sanitation Technicians covering all
3 shifts and weekend operations.
Conduct annual sanitation training for all production and sanitation
Insure that the following programs are in place and up to date: Master
Sanitation Schedule, Cleaner/Sanitizer Checks, Spray ball Checks, Drain
Cleaning, Pre-Operational and Post Operational documentation, and valve
Maintain the Master Sanitation Schedule including updating charts monthly.
Complete Sanitary Design Approval for both the building and equipment for
each new project to satisfy the Global Quality & Food Safety policy.
Member of project teams working to develop sanitation procedures and perform
sanitary design reviews at strategic times in the development and
Degree in food science, engineering, or related field required
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Plant Quality/Sanitation Systems required
Advanced knowledge of quality systems, procedures, and policies required
Advanced knowledge of FDA, USDA and HACCP required
Advanced knowledge in use of statistical and analytical tools preferred
Experience in the food and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry preferred
Understanding of microbiological organisms and their impact on process
design, sanitary design and sanitation preferred
Every associate at Mars has responsibility for the achievement of quality and
As a privately-held, family-owned company, Mars Petcare
US offers benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining
great people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care
coverage, a retirement plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled
career advancement opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and
If you're looking for a place where you can take ownership for your work,
where the pace is fast, the environment is built around the importance of
open communication, and where employees are called "associates" and
treated as such, then we want to hear from you.
We value a diverse work environment and encourage qualified individuals to
apply, regardless of race, religion, disability, national origin, veteran
status, gender and age. Mars Petcare US is an
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit http://www.mars.com/ to learn more
about our company and for information about all of our current openings.
Please, no agencies.
Mars Inc is a tobacco-free workplace.