Safety/Corporate Sanitation Manager - Aurora, IL
for developing and administering programs, training and audits related to
sanitation practices targeted at eliminating microbiological issues and
MAJOR POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
- Analyzes micro performance for Listeria
monitoring programs and pre-operational results on a weekly basis taking
appropriate action when results fail to meet specified
- Designs and conducts Sanitation
Policy Audits and Sanitary Design Audits and needed follow-up,
identifying area for sanitation quality improvements based on audit
- Develops and implements
company-wide sanitation programs, policies and practices related to
microbiological issues or processing lethality based on audit
results. Engages plant quality and operational staff to ensure
successful program adoption or works with Corporate Engineering to
resolve issues relating to processing equipment.
- Provides research, guidance and
technical support to internal and external customers in the areas of
microbiology, general food science, quality assurance practices (both
general and proprietary) and food safety as relating to sanitation
processes. Includes participation in the food safety emergency
- Provides technical assistance
to plant quality assurance personnel and sanitation to solve cleaning
and microbiological issues, to assist in the continuous improvement of
Sanitation crew effectiveness and performance, and verifying environmental
sampling plans during structural or construction changes. Includes
collaborative initiatives to develop and maintain training and resource
- Maintains the written Corporate
Sanitation Policy Manual by updating policies and procedures and disseminating
- Serves as sanitation quality
liaison to a variety of external individuals including customer
Sanitation experts during third party audits or other customer visits
where plant sanitation is evaluated, sanitation vendors and third party
sanitation service providers.
- Conduct reviews and analysis of
customer complaints related to product quality for the Corporate
- Develop and maintain contacts
within the meat industry in order to maintain the latest and most
current information on the state of food safety, industry direction and
food sanitation issues that affect the operations of the Company.
- Perform other duties as
- BS in microbiology, food science,
animal science or related field required.
- Strong verbal and written
- Five to seven years in managing
food safety/quality in a food processing environment; meat
- Thorough knowledge of HACCP,
food safety and GMP principles.
- Ability to travel a minimum of
- Ability to work approx. 30
days/year on 3rd shift required, and potentially more if needed.
OSI Corporate (CORP)
Aurora, IL, US.