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Quality and Sanitation Generalist - Bilingual (Spanish-English)

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Belmont
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionLactalis North America is currently seeking candidates to join our Quality & Food Safety Team in Belmont, WI.Lactalis Group, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do.If you re looking for a unique experience with a company that offers strong brands, professional expertise, and a dynamic work environment that champions entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on responsibility and real opportunity for career development, we want to hear from you!At Lactalis USA we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and we know that our candidates come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. If you re excited about this role but your past experience doesn t align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we still encourage you to apply and share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE! You may be just the perfect candidate for this or other roles within our company.From your PASSION to oursThe Quality and Sanitation Generalist will be responsible to implement, verify and improve the sanitation programs in accordance with regulatory, customers, company and food safety standard systems requirements.--From your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include: Apply and enforce all quality and food safety programs -- Verify cleaning activities and perform equipment / building cleaning verification after sanitation activities. May have to decide to postpone start-up if the expected results are not met-- Take necessary measures when there is deviation from policy and standards. May have to decide to stop production activities if there is any food safety or quality critical deviations Alert appropriate personnel if employees are not following required programs Perform daily GMPs audits and follow correction/ corrective actions as needed-- Apply and enforce all quality and food safety programs -- Work closely with maintenance for work orders implementation and follow up after audit Assist in the inspection of non-conforming products as needed Implement / update SSOP with departments as needed and assist on training if needed.-- Translate departments documentation in Spanish as needed-- Train sanitation personnel as needed (sanitation good practices, chemicals, equipment verification): Spanish required-- Perform monthly review training for new employees and yearly quality / food safety refresher training: Spanish required-- Supervise janitors
activities and organize their schedule-- Follow and apply safety rules and comply with all Lactalis policies and proceduresSchedule: Typical hours: Sunday through Thursday, 4:00 AM to 12:30 PM; work off-shift hours as needed.RequirementsFrom your STORY to oursQualified applicants will contribute the following:Education/Experience Bachelor's Degree in dairy manufacturing or food science preferred and-- 3-5 years experience as sanitation supervisor required--Specialized Knowledge Sanitation knowledge : chemicals, good practices-- Dairy process equipment knowledge Microbiological knowledge Spanish : fluent , able to translate documents and train peopleSkills / Abilities Active Listening
ability to provide full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made and asking appropriate questions Effective communication
the ability to clearly articulate information with no misinterpretations--Computer Skills Strong skills on Microsoft Office applications including: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OutlookPhysical DemandsPeriods sitting at a desk while working on a computer and periods of standing during plant activities follow up The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work EnvironmentMay include office, classroom or factory settings. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The ideal candidate will be proactive and dynamic, flexible and receptive to new ideas, down to earth and pragmatic, analytical and attentive to detail. Capable of working independently in adherence to regulations, of managing stress and remaining calm under pressure, and be able to demonstrate an inquiring mind and well-developed observational skills. Will demonstrate a sense of responsibility and high professional standards, honesty and integrity, and objectivity. Possess values of ambition and engagement, with simplicity.

Keywords: Lactalis American Group, Dubuque , Quality and Sanitation Generalist - Bilingual (Spanish-English), Other , Belmont, Iowa

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