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Corporate Sanitation Manager

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Your OpportunityThe Corporate Sanitation Manager has the responsibility of traveling to various Smithfield plants to verify that the sanitation company activities at the plant are executed per the SSOPs, that corrective actions are taken as needed to address sanitation deficiencies and that proactive actions are taken to prevent sanitation issues - thus ensuring USDA regulatory compliance and the production of safe and wholesome meat products. Core Responsibilities Sanitation System Compliance Routine travel to Smithfield locations to verify that all sanitation activities and practices are of sound design, are performed as intended in a timely manner, and are properly documented. A liaison between Corporate and the facility and the contract sanitation company to address negative sanitation performance trends and confirm effective corrective actions. Troubleshoot problematic areas of facility and address problematic sanitation issues to assist facility to prevent spoilage issues or environmental pathogen concerns. Author Smithfield Way Sanitation Procedures for standardized cleaning of specific equipment within a facility. Provide training to Smithfield staff members on Sanitation Procedures and techniques. Assist departments such as Engineering, FSQA, and Operations in identification of sanitary design issues and corrective actions to address such issues. Assist departments such as Purchasing, FSQA and Operations in improvements of effective sanitation solutions to improve the sanitation performance on a piece of equipment or within a department or facility. Employee Training Ensures the Sanitation Company conducts pre-op inspection training with its employees prior to their first pre-op inspection. Provides feedback to Plant Management of Smithfield and the Sanitation Company on the performance of sanitation process staff so that corrections can be made when necessary. Develops and fosters a strong working relationship with the USDA and the Sanitation Company. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions . Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Engineering or related field from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5 years' experience in the professional sanitation or meat industries and processes; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of sanitation science and meat processing. Knowledge of USDA, FSIS, HACCP, and SSOP requirements. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret sanitation guidelines, or technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to uphold regulatory, company and customer standards Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel and Word. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar/line graphs. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to travel 50%. (Target 50% - May be required to travel up to 75% due to special projects). May be required to work long hours and weekends. This position primarily works 3rd shift. Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment. Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. Work Environment The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. Travel locations include airports, cars, etc. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield ® , Eckrich ® and Nathan's Famous ® , among many others. For more information connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Kansas City , Corporate Sanitation Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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