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Sanitation Lead

A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.  What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

About Mars, Incorporated 

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.

 

Position Title:            Sanitation Lead

Reports To:               Sanitation Manager

 

Purpose of Role

The Sanitation Lead oversees the sanitation activities in the production, warehouse, and janitorial areas of the facility. The Sanitation Lead will coordinate the short-term and long-term activities of these areas alongside the Sanitation Team within established guidelines and standards.  He or She is responsible for adhering to implemented site and Mars Corporate Food Safety & Sanitation initiatives, and more specifically making recommendations to the Sanitation Manager to ensure the Sanitation Program for the site that supports the existing and expanding Food Safety requirements.  The Sanitation Lead will help facilitate teams in his/her area of responsibility and conduct or coordinate the necessary training for both the individual associates and the team.  This Lead will assist the Sanitation Manager in implementing and enforcing established policies and strategies.

 

Principal Accountabilities

  • Conversion - Lead and participate with 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.
  • Will perform monthly and yearly sanitation when not leading the team during sanitation downtime cleaning.
  • Change Agent - Recommend and implement changes in methods, equipment, systems and organization, as needed, to assure that the objectives of the sanitation area are met.
  • Motivational Leader – Strong leadership capabilities to assist the Sanitation Manager in training, retraining, development and motivation of Sanitation associates following self-managed, team working principles with a minimum degree of guidance from the Sanitation Manager and site staff.   
  • Goal Setting and Measurement - With the general guidance of the Sanitation Manager, establish area performance standards and goals, and measure, control, take corrective action and report results as appropriate.
  • Troubleshooting - At this stage of technical development, and under the general guidance of the Sanitation Manager and the site staff, the Sanitation Lead 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.
  • Communications - Ensure that open communications are established and that opportunities to broaden the scope and responsibility of the Sanitation associates are undertaken.
  • Technology Advancement - Advise the Sanitation Managers when opportunities exist for moving the area forward in technological or procedural change.
  • Operations Strategy - Participate with the Sanitation Manager in the implementation of improvement strategies that will help the area perform more effectively in the near term.
  • Maintain and execute against the Master Sanitation Schedule as well as the Pest Control Management Program.
  • Operating Environment and Guidance - Work in conjunction with the Sanitation Manager & Quality Manager to provide guidance, training and mentoring throughout development of the sanitation contracted services.
  • They will responsible for helping deployed MSE for sanitation.

  • Helping launch the sanitation safety pillar.

  • Overseeing rapid sanitation.

  • Every associate at Mars Petcare has the responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.
  • Reports to sanitation Manager and in their absence will report to the Quality Manager.

 

 

Job Duties include

  • ATP testing
  • Check and record Chemical and Sanitizer concentration
  • Assign task to complete MSS
  • Assure proper LOTO of equipment is complete
  • LOTO of equipment to be cleaned
  • Equipment to be cleaned is disassembled
  • Equipment is correctly reassembled
  • Inventory cleaning supplies (First Week of Each Period)
  • Report food safety issues observed in the site
  • Will report needed Building Maintenance to help with pest control
  • Filling in for Associates on vacation or who call in sick.

 

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

  • Knowledge of manufacturing procedures to include but not limited to all aspects of processing, packaging, and warehouse operations.
  • Excellent working knowledge of all production equipment, site layout, sanitation tool use and preventive maintenance.
  • Knowledge of Mars Food Safety Standards and processes.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Should have a broad understanding of major functions within the plant and the ability to work directly with individuals at all levels and functions.
  • Must be willing to complete specific college courses, integrated pest management courses and microbiological courses as required to carry out the functions of the role.

 

 

Every associate at Mars has responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.

 

As a privately-held, family-owned company, Mars Petcare US offers benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining great people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care coverage, a retirement plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled career advancement opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and generous benefits.
 
If you're looking for a place where you can take ownership for your work, where the pace is fast, the environment is built around the importance of open communication, and where employees are called "associates" and treated as such, then we want to hear from you.
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

                           
Visit www.mars.com to learn more about our company and for information about all of our current openings. Please, no agencies.

 

Mars Inc. is a tobacco free workplace.

 

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Company
Mars
Posted
12/21/2020
Location
Lebanon, TN 37087, US