DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA Plant Sanitarian in Springfield, Missouri

Plant Sanitarian Location:800 W. Tampa StreetSpringfield, Missouri, 65802United StatesCompany: CompanyReq Num: req7154 Job Description General Purpose: Lead, manage, and develop the plant sanitation and pest control programs, systems, and procedures for the facility. Position has specific responsibility to standardize and continually improve sanitation, pest control, and related systems support for the facility. Lead sanitation efficiency including development of standard work, training, cleaning validation, identification of operational savings, line cleaning change-over and turn-around efficiencies supporting improvements in plant total delivered cost. Provide indirect supervision to Sanitation Leads, Sanitation Technicians and CIP operators.Job Duties and Responsibilities: Master Sanitation Schedules MSS - Maintain, revise, and monitor the facility s Master Sanitation Schedule. Work closely with operations group personnel to establish effective and efficient sanitation activities necessary to maintain a food safe environment within the facility. Oversee CIP, COP, and facility and preventive cleaning and inspection of equipment Incorporate principles of dry as well as wet cleaning best practices, allergen management, and allergen clean vs. microbial clean as neededContract Service Provider Manage the site visits with the Sanitation contract service provider. Ensure that entry and exit interviews occur and that all action items from reports are reviewed and agreed to. As needed, follow up with corrections, corrective actions, and/or capital requests to ensure closure of action items Ensure that all chemicals are properly used and labeled. Manage inventory levels Sanitation Standardized Operating Procedures SSOP s Utilizing corporate SSOP s as guidance, prepare plant specific SSOP s for equipment and processes. Ensure all SSOP forms and records are current and completed. Incorporate visual learning and step-by-step processes which are easily followed and comprehended by staffCleaning Validation and Continuing Verification Develop pre-operational programs to visually inspect and swab equipment prior to putting back service. Ensure all records are complete and compliant Perform internal sanitation audits Ensure all CIP validations are performed as required Ensure all sanitation tools, equipment, and delivery devices meet standards Sanitation Training Provide education and technical support to assure effective deployment and implementation of corporate sanitation and food safety policies and procedures Assist with training program development to ensure comprehension of training Work with Safety Coordinator to maintain the MSDS program. Conduct periodic training for employees regarding warnings associated with chemical use. Maintain updated chemical lists and assure the safe storage and security of all cleaning chemicalsPest Control Programs Manage pest control program and contract service provider. Ensure all siting logs and the pest control manuals and records are complete, current, and reviewed Ensure that entry and exit interviews occur and that all action items from reports are reviewed and agreed to. As needed, follow up with corrections, corrective actions, and/or capital requests to ensure closure of action itemsSanitation Continuous ImprovementThese requirements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required. EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/VeteranEmployer's Job# 7154Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.