Sanitation Group Lead

Itasca, IL 60143

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Production Management Job Number: Js36548315 Compensation: 20.00

Job Description

Title: Sanitation Group Lead

Location: Itasca, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • The Plant Sanitation supervisor is responsible for implementing the Sanitation program, and for insuring that all current Food Safety Standards are being met throughout the site. The Sanitation supervisor will train and develop all sanitation employees to be able to identify and control GMP issues and to enforce all current food safety standards.
  • The Sanitation Supervisor will be responsible for communicating in a clear manner any Sanitation issues with the Sanitation Manager, Plant Manager, and/or all the Production and Sanitation Staff.

Job Duties:
  • Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist in the development of and maintenance of Sanitation program (HACCP, Allergen, etc.) for a variety of products in compliance with customer and government regulations.
  • Assists with consumer complaint issues and leading plant teams in the direction necessary to minimize complaints.
  • Assists with the development of Sanitation procedures and paperwork.
  • Must have a strong working relationship with Plant Manager and Quality/Sanitation Manager
  • Work with the Sanitation Team in identifying sanitation or regulation issues at assigned facility.
  • Ensure that the facility is ready for Third Party or Customer inspections.
  • Assists with policy, procedures and paperwork to ensure that all Company and Customer standards are achieved in assigned plant.
  • Provides an atmosphere that allows for the development of supervisors and managers.
  • Assists with the management of the Master Sanitation Schedule.
  • Leads Continuous Improvement of facility sanitation.
  • Assists with the control and maintenance of the Sanitation budget.
  • Supervises Sanitation chemical suppliers.
  • Manages Sanitation staff.
  • Works with the Product Safety Auditor to identify and correct sanitation or environmental issues at the assigned facility.

  • 5 plus years’ experience in the food industry with at least 3 years as Sanitation Supervisor.
  • Undergraduate degree in Sanitation or combination of education and experience.
  • Master Sanitation Plan and other legal requirements for the food industry, including GMP's.
  • Must be knowledgeable regarding requirements of FDA and MDA.
  • Must be knowledgeable in GMP's, HACCP, Allergens and SQF.
  • Must understand the 10 principles of sanitary equipment design.
  • Good understanding of commercial bakeries and bakery equipment, as well as the functionality of ingredients in the bakery process and how it relates to possible insect development.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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