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Team Leader Sanitation
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Maintenance
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: September 22, 2020
Job Location:

Richmond, BC
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Job Summary

Responsible for sanitation activities and sanitation employees in a food manufacturing environment including equipment cleaning during scheduled line downtime, execution of Master Sanitation and inspection programs, 24/7 facility cleaning, pest control, and plant regulatory and food safety compliance programs for sanitation. This position supervises a crew of up to 35 Sanitation workers. The Sanitation Supervisor reports to the QA Manager.

Position Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises sanitation activities to ensure compliance to Sanitation Procedures and regulatory requirements within the plant.
  • Meets strategic business needs by being involved in cross-functional teams within the plant to drive sanitation knowledge and improvement.
  • Occasional meetings are required outside regular graveyard work hours.
  • Maintains, develops and enhances the full Master cleaning program, schedules, extended run validations, and wholesale continuous improvement leadership as relates to sanitation, IPM, and chemical programs.
  • Determines resources and provides technical guidance and leadership to sanitation personnel.
  • Advises management on effectiveness of routine plant sanitation and cleaning programs.
  • Ensure safe work practices and procedures as per company policies and procedures and WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • Maintain product quality and safety by ensuring corporate compliance with GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Processes) and regulatory food protection standards in plants and equipment.
  • Follow safety and quality standards as set out by company.
  • Establishes corporate standards and systems to monitor food safety, and facility cleanliness.
  • Implements HACCP (hazard analysis critical control points)
  • Conduct regular sanitation inspections and audits of products and equipment for conformity to regulatory and internal quality standards.
  • Tracks and reports key metrics to measure effectiveness.
  • Compiles reports regarding regular inspection, sanitation violations, and taking steps taken to resolve deficiencies.
  • Maintains the budget for Sanitation department.

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of food manufacturing experience in sanitation leadership roles.
  • Knowledge of applicable FDA, HACCP, and SQF requirements.
  • Knowledge of sanitary design, sanitation and pest management in food processing.
  • Knowledge of food manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent understanding of food safety.
  • Demonstrated previous leadership and relationship building skills.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of a regulatory compliant sanitation system.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to create/review/update processes/procedures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Excellent understanding of microbiological organisms and their impact on process design, sanitary design and sanitation.
  • Excellent analytical reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to multi-task and juggle priorities along with strong organizational skills
  • Available to work flexible shifts, holidays, weekends, and be on-call

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor.

À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès í  l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard í  la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.


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