Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)
Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Food Safety Technician is responsible for overall sanitary conditions of the facility with emphasis on end of week sanitation, SQF (Safe Quality Food); food safety, pest control, equipment PM’s and Quality Assurance by keeping total cleanliness and maintaining good housekeeping at all times. The Technician will also maintain and repair mechanical defects such as gaskets, seals and report major failures to the Sanitation Coordinator, Supervisor, department Supervisor/Manager, or maintenance Supervisor. The Food Safety Technician will be responsible for all training requirements for SSOPs and Inspection. Duties may vary in accordance with effective plant operation or as assigned by the Department Manager or Supervisor. Employee must be self-directed with good time management skills, good communication skills, coaching and training abilities and motivated to complete all tasks in a timely manner. Employee must be able to work a schedule with variable days off and on weekends. During plant shut down periods must be able to work variable shifts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Individuals must be capable of performing all of the following job duties as required:
Total ownership and responsibilities for all sanitary task required in the facility
Direct, guide and train employees to perform all sanitation efforts and inspection to ensure cleanliness of facility
Will be the Train the Trainer on all Sanitation SSOPs and develops and train all new hire or transfer employees on end of week sanitation task. Include proper disassemble and reassemble of equipment following proper LOTO. Verify employee is properly trained and documented
Validate all Standard Work (JES, STS and etc.) for all SSOP’s, MSS tasks and inspection forms annually
Train all employees on proper inspection of equipment after sanitation tasks is completed and verify employee is properly trained and documented
Willingness to learn new methods and concepts
Operate and trouble shoot all CIP systems and COP tanks in facility
Inspect and validate CIP circuit was acceptable for chemical concentration, water temperature, flow and time. If not acceptable properly correct and re-run circuit until acceptable
Responsible for food grade pump PM’s, sifters tear down and inspection, water chiller PM’s, bin seals replacements and other assigned PM’s
Understanding of all chemicals, chemical concentrations and proper use of chemical application
Complete Environmental and Food Contact Swabs and re-swabbing weekly
Complete MSS work in a timely manner with proper documentation for EAM system
Follow cleaning methods as outlined in SSOP’s, sanitation manual and MSS task instructions
Properly use and maintain cleaning agents, supplies and equipment
Understand and properly use chemical dosage and titration testing
Operate foaming stations, portable foamers, high pressure washers, shop vacuums and sanitizing stations
Support Operations during change overs
Operation of chemical allocation system
Performing daily housekeeping and period sanitation duties (MSS work). MSS work list includes, but not limited to: changing silo bags/socks, cleaning spills on roof, overhead pipe cleaning, forklift cleaning, trash room/Bakery feeds room cleaning, oil tanks and holding tank cleaning
Supplying hair nets, sleeves, ear plugs, etc, to all production areas when needed
Operate power buffer in accordance with safe work place rules
Coordinate dumpster removal and clearing/cleaning of the area
Responsible for maintenance and proper storage of assigned materials and equipment
Troubleshoot and complete minor repairs on wall, foot and portable foamers and sanitizers
Forklift driving, confined space entry and lift operation
Must follow all GMP, Food Safety Policies, OSHA and Plant safety rules
Perform other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty as a satisfactory level. The employee must be self-driven, good communicator, willing to coach and instruct employees on proper sanitary procedures, team player and manages time well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Stand/Sit/Walk frequently during your shift
Use hands and/or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Must be able to withstand heights up to 80ft and confined spaces
Must be able to climb stairs and complete cleaning activities on the roof
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat/cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is frequently exposed to wet environment. The employee will be working with chemicals.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.