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Sr. Manager, Corporate Sanitation 10/10/2017

Dairy Farmers of America Springfield, MO

Springfield, MO
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


General Purpose:

In the areas of Sanitation and Pest Control, provide support and direction to the Corporate Managers of Sanitation as well as manufacturing plant Sanitarians. This includes training and education to company and regulatory policies and programs, guidance in mitigation situations, and communication of activities goals and projects.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Working cross functionally and collaboratively with DFA Operations (Corporate and Plant), Corporate QA, and Chemical Supply Vendors, develop, implement and continuously improve on sanitation programs, policies, and key performance indicators (KPI's)

* Manage Chemical Supplier

* Review all plant monthly sanitation service reports for outstanding action items requiring corrective action. Ensure monthly meetings are held with the Chemical Supply company to ensure closure of all action items. Include plant and operations team members as needed

* Engage supplier as needed to assist with mitigation activities

* Evaluate current and new chemicals and sanitation tools and provide feedback and recommendation for use

* Participate in annual vendor survey, ensure plant participation, and communicate results

* Ensure new plant Sanitarians complete Sanitation University training and outline on-going refresher training on products and use

* Create and deliver education and technical support to ensure effective deployment and implementation of corporate sanitation and food safety policies and procedures

* Ensure that manufacturing facilities have the systems, knowledge, capabilities, and practices to comply with all pertinent food regulations and company procedures with respect to sanitation

* Conduct periodic sanitation audits against the consistent application and execution of procedures and all related sanitation practices. Ensure CAPA's are created and closed out

* Manage Sanitation Verification Programs

* Provide standardized procedures, testing, and data management programs ( ATP, Zone 1 microbial testing)

* Ensure trending and action items as needed

* Monitor emerging issues related to sanitation, pest control, and food safety and develop strategies and policies accordingly. Ensure sanitation goals and objectives are clearly defined and current for each facility

* Ensure all corporate SSOP's are current and annually reviewed. Assist plants with creation of their SSOP's. Provide technical support and advise Operations management on effectiveness of plant sanitation and cleaning programs (SSOP's)

* Guide manufacturing facilities during special plant sanitation issues including microbiological and environmental control

* Assist in plant startup activities that will include reviewing SSOP documentation and cleaning verification documents. Participate in new plant design and ensure engineering standards are met

* Work with plants to ensure the automated cleaning systems are validated annually and automated cleaning circuits (CIP) are verified for effective cleaning

* The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.