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Factory Hygienist Specialist

Factory Hygienist Specialist

 

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.

 

 

The Hygienist provides direction / leadership for factory GMP, sanitation, Pest Control and hygienic design programs. This position ensures that the Quality Management System is consistently applied throughout the factory within the guidelines of hygienic practices. The function is the guardian of hygiene and sanitation compliance monitoring systems administered by the Quality Department. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of sanitation/GMP principles, methods, and technology. Key position within the Quality Team providing expertise and support to the Operations department and Management staff, aiming to continuously improve overall hygiene programs and fostering a cross departmental quality and compliance mind-set.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Ensures that factory sanitation programs are effectively implemented, validated, and maintained to ensure that all products are manufactured in a sanitary environment. This includes assessment of the sanitation and hygiene of the facility environment (internal/external) as well as the processing and supporting equipment. Ensures that validated SSOP’s (Sanitation SOP’s) are in place for all sanitation and cross-contact (including allergen) management needs. Ensures that effective/efficient cleaning frequency is managed through an MSS (Master Sanitation Schedule). Coordinates activities with sanitation and operations managers to ensure the consistent execution of program procedures. Ensures that the cleaning program complies with Nestlé internal policies and procedures, as well as with any regulatory (Federal, State, Local) requirements. Acts as the primary contact with Third-party Sanitation partner and ensure that joint factory-specific objectives are established and achieved.

 

- Manages the factory Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM) and ensures that it has been implemented and maintained effectively to support a pest-free environment. The factory hygienist must be knowledgeable and trained in IPM principles. As manager of this program, the hygienist will be the primary contact with Third-party Pest Control Partner and ensure that joint factory-specific objectives are established and achieved.

 

- Actively involved in hygienic design and zoning review process at the factory for existing and new processes as well as the facility structure, including early management of design and capital review process. Provides leadership/direction in hygienic design.

 

- Administers and manages the factory Sanitation/GMP/ and other related hygiene inspection programs. This includes the management and communication of a formalized Corrective Action process to drive continuous improvement.

 

- Coordinates hygiene training and development of employees for all factory hygiene programs (areas include: sanitation, GMP, Pest Control, allergens, and hygienic engineering). Promotes quality/hygiene awareness throughout the factory through coaching, training and participation in communication meetings. Actively participates in the delivery of quality training for the factory and contractors.

 

- Active member of the factory HACCP and Food Safety teams. Duties include identification of hazards and controls related to processes and environment, supporting PRP verification activities and providing the link with these activities back to the Food Safety team.

 

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL

 

- Ensures compliance with all regulatory and Nestlé guidelines pertaining to safety, health, and environment..

 

- Takes an active role in supporting behavior-based safety

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

 

- B.S. Degree in Microbiology, Food Science /Technology, Food Sanitation or related field required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

- Prefer individual with AIB/ASI or some other professional GMP/Sanitation training.

 

- Prefer individual completed Pest control training (i.e. State Pesticide Certification, Purdue Correspondence Course).

 

- Minimum of 5-7 years in Food Plant Sanitation / Supervisory experience preferred.

 

- Knowledge in Food Safety / HACCP / 5S & GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices). - Basic knowledge in Hygienic Design, Quality Management, Competent in analytical / microbiological lab environment

 

 

Requisition ID:213700 

 

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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

The Hygienist provides direction / leadership for factory GMP, sanitation, Pest Control and hygienic design programs. This position ensures that the Quality Management System is consistently applied throughout the factory within the guidelines of hygienic practices. The function is the guardian of hygiene and sanitation compliance monitoring systems administered by the Quality Department. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of sanitation/GMP principles, methods, and technology. Key position within the Quality Team providing expertise and support to the Operations department and Management staff, aiming to continuously improve overall hygiene programs and fostering a cross departmental quality and compliance mind-set.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Ensures that factory sanitation programs are effectively implemented, validated, and maintained to ensure that all products are manufactured in a sanitary environment. This includes assessment of the sanitation and hygiene of the facility environment (internal/external) as well as the processing and supporting equipment. Ensures that validated SSOP’s (Sanitation SOP’s) are in place for all sanitation and cross-contact (including allergen) management needs. Ensures that effective/efficient cleaning frequency is managed through an MSS (Master Sanitation Schedule). Coordinates activities with sanitation and operations managers to ensure the consistent execution of program procedures. Ensures that the cleaning program complies with Nestlé internal policies and procedures, as well as with any regulatory (Federal, State, Local) requirements. Acts as the primary contact with Third-party Sanitation partner and ensure that joint factory-specific objectives are established and achieved.

 

- Manages the factory Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM) and ensures that it has been implemented and maintained effectively to support a pest-free environment. The factory hygienist must be knowledgeable and trained in IPM principles. As manager of this program, the hygienist will be the primary contact with Third-party Pest Control Partner and ensure that joint factory-specific objectives are established and achieved.

 

- Actively involved in hygienic design and zoning review process at the factory for existing and new processes as well as the facility structure, including early management of design and capital review process. Provides leadership/direction in hygienic design.

 

- Administers and manages the factory Sanitation/GMP/ and other related hygiene inspection programs. This includes the management and communication of a formalized Corrective Action process to drive continuous improvement.

 

- Coordinates hygiene training and development of employees for all factory hygiene programs (areas include: sanitation, GMP, Pest Control, allergens, and hygienic engineering). Promotes quality/hygiene awareness throughout the factory through coaching, training and participation in communication meetings. Actively participates in the delivery of quality training for the factory and contractors.

 

- Active member of the factory HACCP and Food Safety teams. Duties include identification of hazards and controls related to processes and environment, supporting PRP verification activities and providing the link with these activities back to the Food Safety team.

 

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL

 

- Ensures compliance with all regulatory and Nestlé guidelines pertaining to safety, health, and environment..

 

- Takes an active role in supporting behavior-based safety

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

 

- B.S. Degree in Microbiology, Food Science /Technology, Food Sanitation or related field required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

- Prefer individual with AIB/ASI or some other professional GMP/Sanitation training.

 

- Prefer individual completed Pest control training (i.e. State Pesticide Certification, Purdue Correspondence Course).

 

- Minimum of 5-7 years in Food Plant Sanitation / Supervisory experience preferred.

 

- Knowledge in Food Safety / HACCP / 5S & GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices). - Basic knowledge in Hygienic Design, Quality Management, Competent in analytical / microbiological lab environment

 

 

Requisition ID:213700 

 

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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Little Chute, WI, US, 54140

Little Chute, WI, US, 54140


Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

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