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Russell Stover Candies 3rd Shift Sanitation Lead in Abilene, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11246375 Job Description This is 3rd shift position reporting Monday -Friday 9:00 PM-5:30 AMThe Sanitation Lead assists the Sanitation Supervisor/Manager with compliance to RSC Sanitation and Food Safety requirements including foreign matter control, process equipment cleaning and sanitizing, FSMA, GMPs, food security, and pest management. The position also provides guidance of the assignments for a work group of sanitation personnel. The Sanitation Lead strives for cooperation and collaboration with all departments. The Sanitation Lead ensures cooperation and collaboration with their team, all departments and ensures a positive and productive culture.TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTSDuties and Responsibilities:*Assist with compliance to Russell Stover Chocolates Quality, Sanitation, and Food Safety Systems.*Promote employee safety through training, coaching, and observation.*Works with the Sanitation Manager to resolve sanitation deficiencies and define and implement process improvement.*Ensure that the sanitation staff follows RSC procedures.*Support new RSC programs such as LPW with the sanitation staff.*Collaborate with Maintenance team to facilitate timely disassembly of production equipment for cleaning.*Train and mentor the sanitation staff to optimize their performance, development and growth.*Partner with the Sanitation Manager to ensure that food safety standards are effectively communicated to all sanitation personnel through training and coaching.*Facilitate efficient daily performance of sanitation crew.*Address and communicate any issues or potential issues to Sanitation Manager in a timely manner.*Monitor proper use and inventory of cleaning and sanitizing chemicals.*Assist Sanitation Manager in operation of Sanitation program in a cost-effective manner while maintaining top level sanitary conditions.May be assigned other jobs by Sanitation Manager as requiredBasic Qualifications*Working knowledge of RSC, regulatory and AIB Food Safety standards.*Experience in leading a group people.*Experience training new employees.*Working knowledge of cleaning chemicals and sanitizers.*1 year of experience in the food industry.*Ability to analyze production needs and prioritize cleaning tasks.*Relevant experience that reflects a basic level of:*Effective supervisory skills.*Appropriate attention to detail and balance of multiple tasks.*Solid decision making.*Assertiveness, balanced with excellent interpersonal skills to achieve results.Maintain a positive culture environment.Ensure Regulatory and Food Safety compliance are met by evaluating daily conditions, run schedules, and sanitation requirements in assigned areas with responsibility to schedule assignments of their work group in the most effective manner. The following are items that must be managed to be in compliance.*MSS/MCC*Sanitation Chemical usage and concentration log*Environmental Monitoring Program results*ATP verification results*Sanitation chemicals and tools/materials managementBudget managementPreferred QualificationsCompany DescriptionRussell Stover Chocolates is the nations leading manufacturer of boxed chocolates. The companys three brands - Russell Stover, Whitmans and Pangburns - account for more than 60 percent of all boxed chocolate sales in the United States through 20+ company-owned retail stores and 70,000 wholesale accounts. After nearly 100 years in operation the company manufactures approximately 100 million pounds of chocolate candies each year in its proud tradition of being Made in America and Handcrafted in Small Batches.In September 2014, Russell Stover Chocolates was acquired by Lindt and Sprungli, the world leader in premium chocolates. This was the largest acquisition in the history of Lindt and Sprungli which has operations in over 40 countries across the globe. Russell Stover Chocolates joins sister companies Lindt USA and Ghirardelli to form a powerful confectionery triad in North America.Employment by Russell Stover Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.Russell Stover Chocolates is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer. Principals only please.