Sanitation coordinators are responsible for all activities involved in maintaining the cleanliness of their assigned production area. Sanitation is a critical role in a well-developed food safety program, and the coordinator will also have an active role in preventing unsanitary situations in the workplace.
What Responsibilities Will I Have?:
- Direct all daily sanitation activities within the processing plant
- Review insect monitoring records and trends
- Investigate any issues and recommend/complete corrective actions
- Work in conjunction with departments on sanitation tasks
- Facilitate corrective actions related to pest prevention and sanitation
- Facilitate spills and leaks policy
- Develop, implement, validate and make adjustments to master sanitation schedules
- Provide initial and annual training on proper sanitation practices
- Perform zonal inspections each week
- Inspect the entire facility once per month
- Assist in the cleaning of all infrastructure, weigh feeders and all parts of equipment
- Monitor and assure maintenance of sanitation equipment
- Interact with third-party auditors to facilitate food safety audits within the plant
- Focus on sanitation optimization as well as project design and verification
Recommended High School Courses:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, mathematics, Spanish, biology and chemistry.
A high school diploma is required and an associate degree in business operations, food safety or agricultural business is preferred.