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POSITION SUMMARY :
The Sanitation Manager is a solutions oriented position responsible for effectively supervising and controlling the cleaning and sanitation of processing equipment, utensils and the entire plant environment.
The incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation, execution and evaluation of the Sanitation Program and taking corrective action to prevent product contamination.
He / she must ensure all cleaning and sanitation is executed in compliance with GMPs, Safety, WHMIS, HACCP, CFIA and AMI Principles of Sanitary Design in addition to Maple Leaf Foods Corporate standards.
Actively involved and represent sanitation requirements in all plant programs
Manage, motivate and lead the sanitation contract workers
Oversee the cleaning and sanitization of equipment, surfaces, utensils and plant environment by providing direction, working hands on’ to motivate and provide technical support to all sanitation employees and other plant employees as required
Plan sanitation requirements and activities by establishing priorities, scheduling, assigning work and communicating with sanitation staff and key stakeholders frequently and regularly within timelines
Audit and report non-compliance and take corrective actions to assure compliance to all quality assurance food safety requirements on a regular and daily basis
Manage Sanitation operating budget
Lead regular Sanitation meetings with Plant Manager, Maintenance, Contractors, Operations and QA
Monitor, update Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs) and participate in audits. Accountable for the result and action plan of sanitation audits
Develop and execute training to meet all job requirements and ensure compliance with all company and regulatory requirements
Order, manage inventory and safely store sanitation agents and cleaning substances
Track and trend critical sanitation metrics (micro swabs ATP swabs, pre op deficiencies ) to measure performance and achieve improvements while maintaining all standards
Work with 3rd party sanitation contractors and chemical supplier Technical staff to trouble shoot and eliminate root cause issues of non-conformities
Support and execute the Company’s Food Safety programs at the facility in conjunction with Quality Assurance, Microbiology and Food Safety.
Provide input on sanitation excellence across the organization
Support and promote the company’s health and safety program, maintain a safe working environment and ensure continued compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and JHSC recommendations
Other responsibilities as required
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS :
Relevant Post-secondary education
2 years supervisory experience, ideally in a food processing facility
Knowledge and experience with Sanitation as it relates to Food Safety
Aptitude for continuous learning
Must be flexible to work varying shifts and weekends
Demonstrated ability to forge partnerships with multiple cross-functional areas, (ie. Operations, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Food Safety) to enhance efficiency and productivity
Proven leadership abilities. Able to manage and build a team.
Detail and results-oriented
Very strong interpersonal skills
Strong ability to communicate (i.e. read, speak and write) in English
Proficient in MS Office tools (Excel and Word).
Knowledge of industry related quality systems and inspection programs, cleaning systems (CIP, COP) and chemicals
Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, WHMIS, First Aid, Food Safety, Basic Food Microbiology, Lock Out and Tag Out, and Health and Safety Regulations
Able to work in cold, humid or wet manufacturing environment, work with chemicals and stand / walk a lot
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. or 905-285-5862. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-
by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.