Back to Search

Quality (Sanitation) Manager


Sanitation Manager
1 year contract, located in Veghel

Job purpose:
This position provides direction and leadership in the area of sanitation and plant hygiene in a manufacturing facility. This individual will drive the development, implementation, and sustainability of a cleaning and sanitation program to meet regulatory, global and corporate requirements related to food safety and sanitation. They will provide the technical expertise that will implement new and creative technologies, processes, and procedures that will reduce microbiological risk and product contamination.
This associate will provide support to the site by supervising and coordinating activities of contractors and associates engaged in duties concerned with food safety, cleaning and sanitation that enable the reliable delivery of products. This position also supports plant profitability by leading sanitation efficiency, including development of more efficient cleaning methods, developing standard work, training, cleaning validation and identification of operational savings. This role will lead indirect reports.

Key Responsibilities:

Develops and updates Sanitation Procedures to reflect accurate cleaning processes, correct sanitation chemical management and correct sanitation tasks, executing best practices within the company;

Ensures that all sanitation standard work is properly documented and implemented;

Verify SSOP's are being followed as intended. This may involve the need to support during weekend or night shift hours occasionally;

Trains sanitation personnel and operations on Sanitation Procedures, proper chemical usage and handling

Ensures site Master Cleaning Schedule meets the company's Global and Regional requirements and regulatory requirements;

Promotes sanitation philosophies and ensure all levels of participation;

Partner and support swabbing activities to verify cleaning effectiveness. Lead cleaning events/activities during incidents and investigation;

Leads continuous improvement as it relates to sanitation programs;

Should have a broad understanding of major functions within the plant and the ability to work directly with individuals at all levels and functions.

Context and scope:
Confers with management, quality and food safety and production personnel on sanitation problems and leads their resolution
Manages supplier relationship with outside cleaning and chemical service providers. Responsible for scheduling external supplier service visits, CIP validation, etc.
Partners with community of practice team members to develop and share sanitation best practices:

Job specifications/qualifications:
Education & Professional Qualification:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is preferred (Engineering, Applied Sciences, Food Science, or relevant Technical degree)
Must be willing to complete specific college courses, sanitation courses and microbiological courses as required to carry out the functions of the role.

1 years of experience in driving a robust and sustainable sanitation program in CPG manufacturing
3 plus years of experience in driving a robust and sustainable sanitation program in CPG manufacturing preferred
Must have a working knowledge of Food and Drug Laws, OSHA requirements, etc.

Vacancy Reference: CR/027034
Vacancy Owner: Ines Costa |