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Sanitation Manager

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Portland
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Ajinomoto Foods North America is a leading frozen foods company, committed to providing nutritious and delicious meals globally. With a rich history of diverse ethnic brands, our brands have become household favorites all across America. We are dedicated to contributing to a healthier lifestyle through nutritious and balanced Umami foods. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, all our products are cooked with our customers in mind, providing healthy and delicious meals for all.We are looking for a Sanitation Manager to join our rapidly expanding team in the Portland area. The Sanitation Manager is responsible for providing sanitation solutions to eliminate food contaminates in the plant by ensuring properly applied techniques in the food processing plant. This role is focused primarily on driving results by meeting or exceeding HACCP, USDA, FDA, QA, and SSOP standards.Starting salary is $70,000k - $80,000k DOE Schedule is 10:00pm - 7:00am If you choose to work with us, you will be an integral part of a team with a rich and diverse culture that learns, grows, and succeeds together. You will also have access to some amazing benefits such as:--Medical, Dental, Vision insurance on DAY ONECompany paid STD, LTD, and Life Insurance on DAY ONE80 hours of vacation and 40 hours of sick time per fiscal year401(k) Retirement Savings plan that includes company's matching contributions up to 4.5%Wellness reimbursement towards gym membership and/or exercise equipmentReferral bonuses totaling $1000 when an employee refers someone to work with our companyQuarterly sales of product to employees--Responsibilities ------Supervise the day-to-day implementation of sanitation protocols and safety measures to achieve AFNA regulatory agency regulations (SSOP, GMP, OSHA, SQF, etc.).Ensures shut-down processes are followed to ensure proper sanitation.Monitors the daily activities of assigned staff, providing instructions and performance feedback to ensure that productivity and quality objectives are met or exceeded.Identifies and resolves process and equipment problems, using available resources to maintain sanitation, productivity and quality levels.Implements approaches to improve quality and productivity by developing new ideas, improving processes, and planning for upcoming equipment or process changesPerforms additional tasks to support plant operations.Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.Oversees all sanitation personnel to ensure work is being performed to SSOPs.Ensures all sanitation is done to third party auditor complianceWill work closely with QA/QC to ensure all sanitation policies ensure the plant is, and stays, in a food safe mannerMaintains an adequate supply of all the necessary chemicals, supplies and equipment to perform all sanitation tasks, as required.Keeps a Master Sanitation Schedule of items that requires periodic attention.Responsible for buildings and grounds upkeep--Qualifications --------Bachelor's degree preferred.3-5 years previous sanitation experience, preferably in a food grade manufacturing facility. Minimum 1 year experience in sanitationFood processing and techniquesFood Safety & Quality Assurance concepts and techniquesSanitation concepts and techniquesChemical properties of sanitizers and cleanersOSHA, SSOP, SDS, HACCP, FSIS, USDA policies and regulationsSupervisory concepts and proceduresLanguage Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Presentation Skills - ability to make clear, concise and convincing business presentations.Analytical - ability to independently perform, mentor and manage others in conducting complex technical analysis of manufacturing data, statistical process control (SPC) and supplier performance.Leadership - ability to act as team leader for special task assignments; providing leadership in development of skills and knowledge for team members; demonstrated ability to develop subordinates by driving, delegating, supporting, coaching, and empowering.Mentoring - ability to mentor other team members in technical knowledge and management skills.#INDPOR----

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Portland , Sanitation Manager, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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