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Senior Manager, National Sanitation
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Operations
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 22, 2024
Job Location:

Toronto, ON
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Job Description

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 16 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: GreenChef, EveryPlate, Chef's Plate, Factor, and YouFoodz.

S'more about the role

As the Senior Manager, National Sanitation, you will lead the practice of maintaining the highest level of food safety and quality for our products by creating and implementing Sanitation Programs at all HelloFresh sites. This is a solution-oriented position responsible for effectively supervising the cleaning and sanitation of processing equipment, utensils, and the overall site environment. You will be responsible for the execution of the Sanitation Program and taking corrective actions to prevent product contamination. This is a National role based out of HQ in Toronto however, this role will require frequent travel between our Distribution centers, Transportation hubs and Manufacturing sites across the country.

Lettuce share what this role will be responsible for

  • Provide direction to employees to ensure all cleaning and sanitation is executed in compliance with GMPs, Safety, WHMIS, HACCP, CFIA and BRC requirements in addition to HelloFresh Global standards.
  • Work with third-party sanitation contractors and chemical supplier technical staff in troubleshooting and eliminating the root cause of non-conformities.
  • Develop and maintain sanitation programs (SSOPs) and training manuals, and train sanitation employees on new sanitation procedures to ensure compliance with all company and regulatory requirements. Monitor and track training progress.
  • Oversee the cleaning and sanitization of equipment, surfaces, utensils, and site environment, providing direction and working ‘hands-on’ with the team while offering technical support to all sanitation employees and other plant employees.
  • Plan sanitation requirements, non-daily tasks, and other activities by establishing priorities, scheduling, assigning work, and working closely with sanitation staff and key stakeholders.
  • Audit and report non-compliance and take corrective actions to ensure compliance to all quality assurance and food safety requirements on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for improving and implementing the National pest control program across all sites.
  • Track, trend, and provide regular feedback to contractors on critical sanitation and pest control metrics (micro TPC swabs, ATP, Pre-op deficiencies, MSS completion, pest trends, NC closure rate, supplier performance) to maintain all standards, measure performance, and deliver on improvements.
  • Conduct and participate in sanitation and pest investigation activities as required.
  • Support and execute the Company’s Food Safety programs at the facility in conjunction with Quality Assurance, Microbiology and Food Safety.
  • All other duties, as assigned

Sound a-peeling? Here's what we're looking for

  • Post-secondary education in Operations Management, Chemistry, Microbiology, Science or a related field.
  • 5+ years of management experience in the manufacturing environment in a Sanitation leadership role (high risk / high care / RTE operations preferred).
  • Strong leadership skills: motivating a diverse team and working cross-functionally to support a common goal.
  • Top-notch planning skills, time management, and attention to detail; you are naturally organized and love creating structure.
  • Outstanding problem-solving and communication skills; you see problems as opportunities and are able to keep your team focused on the root cause of an issue.
  • Proven project management experience with a focus on change management.
  • An energetic and enthusiastic attitude with a love for embracing change and new challenges.
  • Can-do attitude and flexible schedule, including availability to provide coverage on weekends and overnight shifts.
  • A passion for food!!

Let’s cut to the cheese, this is why you'll love it here

  • Box Discount - Amazing discounts on 1 box per week! 75% discount on weekly HelloFresh and Chefs Plate meal kits AND 50% off weekly Factor meal box
  • Health & Wellness - Health & Dental benefits from day 1, a Health Spending Account, and unlimited access to the Headspace app to meet your self-care needs.
  • Vacation & PTO - Time off is also an important part of self-care! We offer generous vacation and PTO to help you create a good work-life balance.
  • Family Benefits - A parental leave top-up program for expectant parents
  • WFH Allowance - A one time fund to help you set up or improve your home office
  • Growth & Development - We support your career progression, provide development opportunities, and invest in your continued learning through our organization wide L&D fund
  • Work Hard & Have Fun - From team socials to HQ Wellness Wednesdays, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to experience the fun!
  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives - With impactful ERG’s like HelloChange and Women Empowerment, we are committed to our diversity, equity & inclusion efforts
  • Food Puns - this one is kind of a big dill if you haven’t already noticed. We even have some punny meeting room names!

Flexible Hybrid Approach

At HelloFresh, we know that flexible work arrangements are essential in enabling you to do your best work, while balancing your personal and life needs. Offering remote work flexibility, along with the opportunity to interact and collaborate in the office are all a part of creating a great employee experience.

To meet these needs, we are pleased to provide Flexible Hybrid work. Flexible Hybrid is a people-first approach that is based on choice, trust, personalization, and empowers teams to choose when and how often they work from the office and work from home, in addition to team days and company days. This means a minimum of 2 days in office per week, with most teams in office between 2-3 days a week.

Working Conditions

It’s no surprise that as a food company, we use many ingredients that may be considered common allergens (i.e. peanuts, tree nuts, milk, etc.). Whether this role is based out of our headquarters or one of our distribution centers, it is possible that you may be exposed to such allergens in this role. If you have any concerns with being exposed to any particular food ingredients, including meat, please disclose this during the hiring process.

About HelloFresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.


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