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Sr Specialist Factory Hygienist

Sr Specialist Factory Hygienist

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary:

At the factory:

  • Is the guardian of food safety and hygiene at the factory providing leadership and support in achieving the business objectives.
  • Ensure implementation and execution of Factory Industrial Hygiene program requirements to ensure compliance to Nestle corporate principles, regulatory concerns, and interna/external standards with particular focus on cleaning and disinfection programs, integrated pest management, microbiology, allergen, and foreign body management systems, hygienic/sanitary design principles and hygienic zoning.
  • Provide operational technical support, in design and continuous improvement activities, across differing manufacturing processes in industrial hygiene and food safety programs.
  • Ensure the factory cleaning and disinfection programs are effectively implemented, validated, maintained, and verified to ensure that all products are manufactured in a sanitary and wholesome environment.
  • Lead in identifying preventive and corrective actions for factory hygiene-related issues, including through use of data review and trending, with focus on loss analysis and factory operational objectives.
  • Serve as primary contact to third party hygiene technical resource representatives (sanitation and pest management), drive accountability to contractual obligations.

Main Responsibilities:

Assure Food Safety and Compliance (30%)

  • Ensure adherence to all Company principles and policies as well as local laws and regulations. Ensure compliance to food safety, hygiene and regulatory requirements (national and international);
  • Responsible to ensure hygiene related elements of the factory food safety management systems are implemented and maintained.
  • Ensure adherence to good hygienic practices at the factory.
  • New project support and guidance, particularly adherence to hygienic design principles
  • Support problem solving and solution development relating to non-conformances with regard to specific food safety areas.

Strive for Zero Defect & No Waste (20%)

  • Support the quality failures analysis and initiatives to eliminate the defects related to food safety and hygiene performance.
  • Promote sharing of best practices across the organization.
  • Liaise with other functions to drive continuous improvement.
  • Support water savings environmental projects through manual and CIP sanitation initiatives.

Ensure Consistency (20%)

  • Ensure mitigation of food safety and quality issues through interaction with AGs.
  • Ensure validation of hygiene related programs where appropriate to facilitate successful system design.
  • Support the correct utilization of problem-solving tools to drive root cause analysis, corrective actions and continuous improvement.

Ensure development of competencies in Quality and Food Safety (30%)

  • Promote food safety awareness across the factory.
  • Develop food safety and quality training at factory floor level, as well as visitor and contractor; hygiene training.
  • Participate and actively engage to the Nestlé expert networks in hygiene and food safety.
  • Ensure development of people through coaching and training.
  • Convey corporate culture and management principles at all levels.
  • Foster a healthy employee relations climate.

 

Education/ Experience Requirements:

  • University graduate or equivalent (preferred microbiology, life science-related studies, engineering);
  • 3-5 years food manufacturing experience
  • Member of HACCP or Food Safety team.
  • Member of CIP or specialized sanitation team.
  • Participation in hygienic design evaluations.
  • Demonstrated capability to influence stakeholders.
  • Proven track record in delivering results by working with cross-functional teams and different initiatives.
  • Capable of developing and delivering training to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Coaching and problem solving.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

299046

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary:

At the factory:

  • Is the guardian of food safety and hygiene at the factory providing leadership and support in achieving the business objectives.
  • Ensure implementation and execution of Factory Industrial Hygiene program requirements to ensure compliance to Nestle corporate principles, regulatory concerns, and interna/external standards with particular focus on cleaning and disinfection programs, integrated pest management, microbiology, allergen, and foreign body management systems, hygienic/sanitary design principles and hygienic zoning.
  • Provide operational technical support, in design and continuous improvement activities, across differing manufacturing processes in industrial hygiene and food safety programs.
  • Ensure the factory cleaning and disinfection programs are effectively implemented, validated, maintained, and verified to ensure that all products are manufactured in a sanitary and wholesome environment.
  • Lead in identifying preventive and corrective actions for factory hygiene-related issues, including through use of data review and trending, with focus on loss analysis and factory operational objectives.
  • Serve as primary contact to third party hygiene technical resource representatives (sanitation and pest management), drive accountability to contractual obligations.

Main Responsibilities:

Assure Food Safety and Compliance (30%)

  • Ensure adherence to all Company principles and policies as well as local laws and regulations. Ensure compliance to food safety, hygiene and regulatory requirements (national and international);
  • Responsible to ensure hygiene related elements of the factory food safety management systems are implemented and maintained.
  • Ensure adherence to good hygienic practices at the factory.
  • New project support and guidance, particularly adherence to hygienic design principles
  • Support problem solving and solution development relating to non-conformances with regard to specific food safety areas.

Strive for Zero Defect & No Waste (20%)

  • Support the quality failures analysis and initiatives to eliminate the defects related to food safety and hygiene performance.
  • Promote sharing of best practices across the organization.
  • Liaise with other functions to drive continuous improvement.
  • Support water savings environmental projects through manual and CIP sanitation initiatives.

Ensure Consistency (20%)

  • Ensure mitigation of food safety and quality issues through interaction with AGs.
  • Ensure validation of hygiene related programs where appropriate to facilitate successful system design.
  • Support the correct utilization of problem-solving tools to drive root cause analysis, corrective actions and continuous improvement.

Ensure development of competencies in Quality and Food Safety (30%)

  • Promote food safety awareness across the factory.
  • Develop food safety and quality training at factory floor level, as well as visitor and contractor; hygiene training.
  • Participate and actively engage to the Nestlé expert networks in hygiene and food safety.
  • Ensure development of people through coaching and training.
  • Convey corporate culture and management principles at all levels.
  • Foster a healthy employee relations climate.

 

Education/ Experience Requirements:

  • University graduate or equivalent (preferred microbiology, life science-related studies, engineering);
  • 3-5 years food manufacturing experience
  • Member of HACCP or Food Safety team.
  • Member of CIP or specialized sanitation team.
  • Participation in hygienic design evaluations.
  • Demonstrated capability to influence stakeholders.
  • Proven track record in delivering results by working with cross-functional teams and different initiatives.
  • Capable of developing and delivering training to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Coaching and problem solving.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

299046

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

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