Position:  Sanitation Manager
Location:  Kentwood, MI
Job Id:  180
# of Openings:  1

Position Description and Purpose:
Roskam Baking Company produces and packages food products with the goal of consistently meeting and exceeding customer expectations for quality, safety and wholesomeness. The Sanitation Manager is key to company success as the individual leads a major team of sanitation technicians and is responsible for all aspects of cleaning and sanitation within a specific, 700,000 Square Foot production facility.
Key Responsibilities:
The Sanitation Manager works closely with Production and Quality to provide cleaning and sanitation process leadership and ensure effective implementation of key cleaning and sanitation programs and practice on a daily basis.
Key activities and responsibilities include:
  • Provide cleaning and sanitation process leadership and ensure effective cleaning and sanitation practices on a day to day basis
  • Lead and manage cleaning and sanitation teams and ensure resources are actively engaged through standard of work implementation
  • Develop staff through effective training programs
  • Manage and mitigate food safety and quality risks
  • Validate major cleaning (allergen) and sanitation (microbial) events and ensure the efficacy of current Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s).
  • Assess and deliver new cleaning and sanitation technology for improved efficiency
  • Manage Master Sanitation Schedule
  • Manage equipment and supply costs to budget
Required and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated people and team leadership skills (3+ years of supervisory experience)
  • Strong working knowledge of sanitation practices and programs (3+ years of food industry sanitation systems management)
  • Demonstrated leadership of sanitation programs and continuous improvement
  • Understanding of allergen and microbiological control practices and GMP compliance
  • Strong interpersonal skills to include team building and oral communication
  • Strong customer facing and presentation skills
  • Strong project management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in the area of continuous improvement
  • Strong documentation skills
  • BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Food Science or a related scientific field
  • Demonstrated SQF implementation skills
  • Strong regulatory awareness in the food sector and sanitation
  • Pest Control Operator license

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