MICHAEL FOODS Sanitation Supervisor in NORWALK, Iowa
POSITION SUMMARY: The Sanitation Supervisor ensures proper sanitation of the production equipment and facilities by supervising sanitation employees, cleaning and inspecting equipment according to established policies and procedures, and training employees.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assumes personal responsibility to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and, incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.Responsible for the sanitation of the plant, interior and exterior.Responsible for the sanitation and janitorial staff activities.Organize sanitation crew in an efficient and effective manner to maximize resources.Monitor plant, equipment and parts for cleanliness and proper sanitation Track trends to identify areas of improvement and actions to improve these areas. Communicate issues or potential issues to management. Lead cross-functional Sanitation team.Accompany USDA inspector during pre-op inspections.Participate in 3rd party and regulatory audits.Conduct safety and educational training.Inventory and order sanitation supplies.Provides a safe working environment.Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.Minimum of three successful years working in sanitation in the food industry. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in group situations. Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including management.Understanding and the ability to write SSOPs.Keen awareness and enforcement of safety procedures and precautions.Knowledge of chemicals and chemical usage.Demonstrated leadership skills.Working computer knowledge specifically in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Bachelors degree preferred.Experience working with USDA is a plus. Knowledge of CIP Preferred.Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques preferred.Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.Michael Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.