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ConAgra Foods Sanitation Manager in Waseca, Minnesota

Job Summary Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will manage activities of workers engaged in sanitation responsibilities in a plant. You will inspect materials, equipment, and plant for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards. You will direct cleaning of equipment and work areas, work with management and production personnel on sanitation problems, and recommends changes in equipment, plant layout, lighting, ventilation, or work practices to improve sanitation standards. Additionally, you will compile required reports regarding regular inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to correct deficiencies. Position Responsibilities Be a primary resource to production team to help promote Conagra Performance Systems (CPS) and outstanding results in the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost, Productivity, Delivery, and Engagement Develop sanitation strategy at plant level Identify long-term goals and use resources to met goals Manage production and maintenance activities to meet plant goals Lead and engage team members to in improve procedures Maintain team's adherence to employee handbook, GMP's and other plant procedures Coach team by giving and receiving feedback, root cause analysis, decision-making, trade-off analysis, interpersonal communications and external interactions Participate in Focused Improvement Teams to improve Safety, Quality, Service and Cost. Lead team in tracking and understanding Key Performance Indicators, Gap Analysis, and creating action plans to address performance gaps. Promote important CPS concepts everyday through coaching and auditing of team members. Provide frequent informal and periodic formal job performance feedback to team. Promote and react to non-routine and crisis situations. Manage third-party contract services for sanitation chemicals, pest control, and uniforms to insure delivery of contract and achieve continuous improvement Track sanitation costs and manages department as a business, including development of annual department budget. Position Requirements 5+ years leading teams and engaging team members Experience working knowledge of production equipment and systems including maintenance activities. Experience performing formal root cause analysis to resolve downtime/inefficient operational issues. Experience planning over an extended time period and prepare action plans to achieve results. Our Benefits Comprehensive healthcare plans PTO and family leave Retirement plans 401k Our Company Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG. Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an emplo