Feb 22, 2020
Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc. Job Location:: Clinton, OK - Clinton, OK Red Collar Pet Foods is looking for a Sanitation Manager to join our exciting new pet food business at one of our manufacturing plants. Who is Red Collar? We are pet people, and to us pets are family. We believe that they deserve good food made with wholesome and balanced nutrition in every bag and bowl. It is our commitment to quality ingredients and manufacturing exclusively in the U.S. which makes us all proud of our company and the pets we ultimately feed. Purpose of Role The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure that the manufacturing areas and the general office area remain clean and free of microbiological and pest contamination. This position manages the sanitation area of the facility, both production area and janitorial. This also includes supervision of shift associates. This Manager will coordinate the short-term activities of this area within established guidelines and standards. It is responsible for implementing site and corporate Food Safety & Sanitation initiatives, and more specifically for developing the Sanitation Program that supports the existing and expanding Food Safety requirements. The Sanitation Manager will facilitate teams in his/her area of responsibility and conduct or coordinate the necessary training for both the individual associates and the team. This supervisor will implement and enforce established policy and strategy. Principal Accountabilities Manage the efforts of the sanitation team that supports efficient conversion of materials into quality products in a safe, secure and sanitary manner within the product design specifications Recommend and implement changes in methods, equipment, systems and organization, as needed, to assure that the objectives of the sanitation area are met Maintain a high performing team environment, able to resolve associate relations issues. Responsible for hiring, training, retraining, developing and motivating the Sanitation associates, and create a self-managed team that is able to work with a minimum degree of guidance from the Site Manager With the general guidance of the Site Manager, establish area performance standards and goals, and measure, control, take corrective action and report results as appropriate At this stage of technical development, and under the general guidance of the Site Manager, the Sanitation Manager utilizes the technical resources on shift for the preventive maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of equipment problems, with the objective of effectively using these resources to achieve desired performance levels Ensure that open communications are established and that opportunities to broaden the scope and responsibility of the Sanitation associates are undertaken Advise the Site Manager when opportunities exist for moving the area forward in technological change. Participate with the Site Manager in the implementation of improvement strategies that will help the area perform more effectively in the near term Evaluate associate performance and develop, in conjunction with associate's plans, to challenge their potential, and provide growth and development opportunities for associates to fill internal staffing needs Keep abreast of the managerial and technical competencies, both within and outside Red Collar Pet Foods Maintain & improve Master Sanitation Schedule for the facility. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned Key Functional Skills/Knowledge Knowledge of manufacturing procedures to include but not limited to receiving commodities, all aspects of processing, packaging, and warehouse operations. Successful candidate will possess an excellent working knowledge of all production equipment, site layout, sanitation tool use and preventive maintenance. Associate development, Engages Associates, Develops Talent, Delivers Consistent Results, Creates Collaborative Relationships, Building Effective Teams, Motivating Others, Listening, Managing and Measuring Work, Hiring and Staffing, Developing Direct Reports and Drive for Results Must be capable of working at elevated heights and or confined space Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs,safety shoes, and uniform) Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 55 lbs. Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals Knowledge of local, federal, and industry regulations with regards to: Food Safety (GMP, HACCP) Food Quality (Product and Process) Q&FS testing practices and procedures, Quality polices and SPC Forklift assignments require OSHA certification and getting on and off frequently Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: An undergraduate degree or equivalent, preferably inEngineering, basic sciences or business related disciplines. 3 years of managerial experience with a demonstrated ability and desire to work with people, both individually as well as in teams. Broad understanding of major functions within the plant and the ability to work directly with individuals at all levels and functions. The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program in a related field. Ability to travel 5% of the time Willing to work occasional weekends Understanding of major functions within the plant and the ability to work directly with all levels and functions. Successful completion of a drug and background screen Preferred Qualifications: Advanced Degree Demonstrated experience working in Quality Demonstrated experience working in Safety Thorough technical knowledge of process, equipment, controls and products.
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