Nearly 150 year old company, very family oriented with a heart for charitible organizations. Demonstrated potential is rewarded with salary increases and promotions to roles of higher levels of responsibility. Believe in internal staff development and many of the current Team Leaders have been promoted from within. Long-tenured staff. A perfect example is their current Production Manager who started when he was 18 years old as a General Labor and Sanitor, and through hard work and dedication he has risen to the role of Production Manager.
The Sanitation Manager must possess educational background and technical aptitude as it relates to food plant sanitation programs, chemical handling and Food Safety programs. A general knowledge of Food and environmental microbiological testing as well as preventative measures including sanitary design and automated sanitation and efficiency is required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include the following:
Helps develop and implement strategic sanitation program, policies, plans and processes to ensure that sanitary performance meets True Leaf standards as well as supports Food Safety requirement towards regulatory compliance
Manages annual sanitation plan, budget forecast and performance
Manage sanitation Chemical supply and inventory
Ensure that the plant is cleaned daily and ready to start production on time
Maintain a safe work environment by properly implementing the IIPP (Injury Illness Prevention Programs) – Always raise safety awareness for chemical handling and equipment operation with Tag out Lock out training
Ensure that the company food safety guidelines are implemented daily
Maintain good communication with subordinates, peers and other members of management
Train and set safety goals for sanitation crew.
Participate in audits, facility inspections and coordinate pre-operational inspection with QA Management
Clearly communicate expectation to sanitation employees
Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Four year college degree in agriculture or science related field, or five years’ experience in vegetable planting, harvesting and/or processing.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Other Skills & Abilities:
Must have the knowledge and skills required to work in a fast paced and challenging environment both inside and around the facility as well as receiving and cooling yard.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is a huge bonus but not required.
Must be able to work day and/or afternoon shifts as required by the job.
Knowledge of the GMP, HACCP and Environmental sanitation program is preferred.
Experience with third party regulatory agencies such as AIB, Silliker, Primus GFS, BRC, FDA.