Plans and 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.
Advise operations 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.
Support the HAACP plan update and
validate the plan and pre requisite programs.
Develop and 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 facilities.
Proactively 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.
Provide 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.
Provide 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.
Provide 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
Support all 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 followed.