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Sanitation Manager 

About the Organization American Nutrition Inc is a manufacturer of 3 product lines of pet food - dry kibble, baked treats and canned wet. Based out of Ogden, Utah American Nutrition has 4 plants across the US. Ogden, Utah is 30 minutes north of Salt Lake City. The area is in the heart of snow skiing, hiking and other outdoor recreational activity while being near a major city.

Making the business of pet food better for brands and retailers by supporting all levels of product development from idealization to finished product ready to ship--and everything in between.  
Category Food Safety  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Vita-Line Pet Products  

Manage the Sanitation Program to meet SQF Level III standards.
Lead and direct the team of sanitation employees.
Work closely with the Plant Manager, Food Safety Manager and Quality Assurance Manager on continuous improvement across the facility and sanitation based lean initiatives.
Ensure staff are properly trained on chemical safety, use of sanitation equipment, sanitation procedures and company policies.
Create and update Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs).
Develop and provide training assessments on performing SSOPs.
Provide input and leadership on sanitary design of equipment and building changes or capital projects to the Engineering and Food Safety Departments.
Manage chemical and cleaning supply inventories.
Manage the Integrated Pest Management program.
Perform other related duties as requested.

Position Requirements

Ideal Candidate:
Be flexible and available to interact and connect with people at all levels in the organization
Be self-directed and motivated
Identify areas for process improvements through analysis of process data and review
Take ownership and responsibility for actions, behaviors and contributions
Strong ability to inspire and motivate self and others
Able to work collaboratively with all teams and departments to continuously improve sanitation and reduce downtime
Creatively manage numerous tasks and set priorities to solve and prevent problems, with ability to delegate work responsibilities as required
Ability to prepare reports and correspondence and to perform analytical tasks
Ability to assist in project management and to apply principles of logical and/or scientific thinking to the resolution of problems
Display individual leadership skills, resolve problems/conflicts, and mentor/coach as needed

Technical Expertise Desired:
Strong understanding of manufacturing and sanitation requirements to meet personnel safety, food safety and quality standards
Knowledge of HACCP principles
Knowledge of GFSI and SQF code/standards and audit system
Strong knowledge of acid, alkali and sanitizing chemicals
Experience in training sanitation and production personnel
Experience with Environmental Monitoring Program

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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