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Sanitation Supervisor

Requisition ID 36343
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Posting Type DNI


Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Our Vesper, WI location is part of our Applied Health and Nutrition Division and one of our specialty sites that creates proteins, lactose, coatings, and flavors. The  Sanitation Supervisor will monitor adherence to sanitation  program policies, procedures in the plant environment and ensure the cleaning regime is in place and adhered to.

What would you do?

  • Understanding local regulatory requirements and Kerry policies related to health, safety, and sanitation.
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining sanitation procedures and      programs , including sanitation documentation.
  • Monitoring adherence to sanitation program policies and procedures in the plant and reports discrepancies to plant management.
  • Conducting sanitation inspections of the facility and participates in the annual review.
  • Ensure upkeep and following of the Master Sanitation schedule.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and be proactive when problems are detected.
  • Work with production to review all sanitation training programs to ensure they are understood and completed by fellow sanitation personnel and/or production operators in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of the sanitation department to maximize productivity while maintaining quality.
  • Assist in training and supervise sanitation and production personnel responsible for cleaning equipment and the facility.
  • Involved in follow-up on corrective actions for the sanitation issues
  • Responsible for plant relationship with chemical products supplier and pest control provider to ensure timely and effective technical support.
  • General support of plant production and quality assigned by plant leadership
  • Attend all safety meetings, report any safety incidents/accidents, and understand and follow all Company and Plant Safety policies and Procedures.
  • Train in the HACCP program to identify critical steps and other instructions critical to effective implementation and maintenance of the Food Safety Plan and Support for the SQF 2000 System.

What will you need to be successful?

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in a related field preferred, plus 1 - 3 years of relevant experience in a production environment desirable; or related equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good understanding of relevant GFSI standards including SQF, BRC, IFS, or FS 22000.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .  

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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