Factor_ Sanitation Manager

Aurora, IL

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As you may have read in the news …..

“HelloFresh Acquires Ready-to-Eat Meal Company Factor75, Inc.”

  • The acquisition marks the next step in HelloFresh’s growth plan in the US to strengthen its leading position and to expand its total addressable market
  • Both companies will benefit from their combined resources, operational excellence and data-driven approach

We are extremely excited by this news as we add to the range of products available to our customers.

What is Factor? 

We believe that health and wellness starts with food and what you put into your body. Our goal is to help our customers achieve their health and wellness goals. We focus on being physically fit and healthy with nutritious, purposeful eating. We want to help real people achieve real results without sacrificing time and energy trying to sort through the overwhelming amount of information. 

We use the freshest, highest quality ingredients available, and our in-house culinary team is constantly working to optimize the nutritional value of every single meal. Meals arrive fresh and are fully prepared- simply heat in the microwave or oven and enjoy! 

Job Description: 

We are seeking a Sanitation Manager to develop, implement and continuously improve on sanitation programs, policies and key performance indicators (KPIs) for the facility.

You will...

  • Develop and implement strategic sanitation programs, policies, and procedures to ensure that sanitary performance meets Factor standards as well as supports Food Safety requirements and regulatory compliance
  • Maintain and write detailed procedures and SOPs for all plant equipment
  • Maintain and update master cleaning schedule for plant according to GMP and Factor guidelines
  • Manage sanitation chemical supply and inventory
  • Build and maintain relationships with hourly associates, managers, carrier partners, vendors, and various departments within HelloFresh
  • Effectively engage, coach, motivate and lead the sanitation team for career progression and development
  • Participate in audits, facility inspections and coordinate  pre-operational inspection with QA Management
  • Develop and implement all sanitation related training for sanitation and plant employees as needed
  • Ensure all safety requirements related to sanitation are met including proper chemical storage, MSDS, PPE and procedures           
  • Other duties as assigned.

You are…

  • Bold: you are a true entrepreneurial spirit and not afraid to take calculated risks to disrupt the status quo; you're a visionary leader that listens to your team and values their ideas
  • Analytical: data is your friend; you're able to translate numbers into action and pave the way for efficiency
  • Strategic: you recognize and resolve situations that are ambiguous or challenging, focus effort on meeting or exceeding goals, and pave the way for efficiency
  • Problem-solver: you are a critical thinker who uses logic to identify alternatives and present solutions to complex problems while thinking in terms of contingency plans
  • Customer-focused: slightly obsessive when it comes to customer experience and strive to deliver a product that is second to none

At a minimum, you have...

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science or related business equivalent/2-4 years of plant quality/food safety/sanitation experience.
  • Must have the knowledge and skills required to work in a fast paced and challenging environment 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and time management skills 
  • Must display strong leadership qualities
  • Knowledge of the GMP, HACCP and Environmental sanitation program is required.
  • Experience with third party regulatory agencies such as  SQF, FDA, USDA is preferred 
  • Understands and can apply basic microbiological principle
It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, because they are a protected veteran, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law.

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