Kellogg Plant Sanitarian in MANCHESTER, United States

At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

Our Vision and Purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Simple yet powerful, they define why we're here and where we're going - made possible by the extraordinary talent of everyone who works here. People like you. Our heritage, through the inspiration of W.K. Kellogg, continues to drive our company and keeps us committed to creating a stronger future every day, by putting people first in everything we do.

Operating in more than 180 countries, across 6 continents, with dedication and passion from each and every one of our 30,000 employees, we are extremely proud of our ever growing portfolio of over 1,600 food products, which include iconic brands such as Pringles, Frosties, Special K and Corn Flakes.

Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. It is this belief that brings us together and sets us apart.

The purpose of this role is to develop strategies to ensure that Manchester Plant can deliver legal food safe products. To initiate, implement and manage MSS and Pest Prevention systems and practices to ensure that Manchester Plant is in compliance with Company policy and statutory legal obligations.


Working within our team as Pant Sanitarian you will be part of our success by:

  • Maintains Master Sanitation Schedule and detailed SSOP’s for all equipment and infrastructure. Audits against consistent application and execution. Adherence to global policies and procedures;

  • Plant sanitation program execution and results. Sets the direction for ongoing sanitation verification activities. Ensure plant is in a sanitary condition at all times;

  • Ensures all safety requirements related to sanitation are met (chemical storage/MSDS/PPE’s etc)

  • Engages the plant leadership team in sanitation challenges requiring cross functional support;

  • Troubleshoots persistent sanitation issues to identify deficiencies in sanitation program or equipment design.

  • Conducts clean up inspections and verification/validations (sanitation, allergen, other);

  • Assess and mitigate risk associated with construction and major maintenance.

  • Partners with plant and engineering equipment manufacturers to ensure compliance to hygienic design principles;

  • Understands process and functional interdependencies. Recognise and escalate identified risk or opportunities to improve plant performance;

  • Responsible for review of environmental monitoring data and development of corrective/preventive actions;

  • Working with in-house Pest prevention and Contracted Service providers to maintain current policies and practices are compliant with Company policies and Statutory Obligations;

  • Develops and implements all sanitation/pest control training for all employees;

  • Engages technical experts to troubleshoot sanitation challenges, identify technology and methodology to improve sanitation effectiveness.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a science based subject;

  • CIEH Food Safety and CIEH HACCP or equivalent;

  • Broad knowledge of food manufacturing operations and thorough knowledge of relevant legislation standards;

  • Ability to lead, develop and gain respect from a professional/specialist team and to deal with suppliers, external legal officials and other Kellogg departments.


Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

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Title: Plant Sanitarian

Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Requisition ID: QUA000478

Job Function: Quality

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 7, 2017, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No