Sanitation Manager - Dairy (Fort Wayne, IN)

Sanitation Manager - Dairy (Fort Wayne, IN)

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Department Merchandising & Online Operations
  • Team Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Salary
  • Requisition 776966BR

What you'll do


Oversees and supervises the daily workloads of each shift Sanitation Specialist by scheduling and coordinating all master sanitation schedules in accordance with sanitation priorities; overseeing the Master Cleaning Schedule for Sanitation; coordinating cleaning and maintain sanitation records; and overseeing and validating all CIP/COP (Clean In Place/Clean Out of Place) activities for each plant circuit.

Oversees the chemical training for sanitation associates, including chemical security, food safety, chemical safety, and food quality by developing all required training and verifying that all associates have been properly trained in the use and handling of sanitation chemicals and equipment.

Monitors and supervises all dairy plant pest control activities by working with the plant's Pest Control Operator; ensuring all pest management activities comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP); ensuring all pest management associates are fully trained in all related food safety requirements and all plant policies per NPMA (National Pest Management Association standards; and ensuring all pest control record keeping practices are in compliance with all relevant policies and regulations.

Oversees Dairy Plant sanitation practices by developing and managing sanitation accounts to budget; supervising the cleaning of the plant and equipment to meet GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) Handbook guidelines; ensuring plant sanitation practices meet all company and regulatory standards (for example, HACPP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point)); maintaining plant cleaning schedules; maintaining the supply and usage of all plant sanitation chemicals; ensuring compliance with MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) requirements and that cleaning agents are properly used; working with chemical suppliers; continuously seeking ways to improve sanitation operations through automation and system refinement; and reviewing and approving all documentation with regards to plant sanitation.

Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; supporting plans and initiatives to meet customer and business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement
opportunities; and demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy; and providing direction and guidance on applying these in executing business processes and practices.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (for example, Science, Biology, Agricultural, or Sanitation) OR 5 years’ sanitation experience in a food processing facility.
  • 3 or more years of supervisory experience in Manufacturing or food production facility.
  • Experience and knowledge of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) swabbing program.
  • Additional Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of experience in dairy manufacturing plant.
  • 2 or more years' Lean / Continuous Improvement Programs Certifications (for example, chemical safety, pest control, Safety Quality Food (SQF) Practitioner).
  • Knowledge and experience with Food Safety Audits such as British Retail Consortium (BRC), Safety Quality Food (SQF), Food Safety System Certification (FSSC).
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    All the benefits you need for you and your family

    • Multiple health plan options
    • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
    • Associate discounts in-store and online
    • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
    • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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