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ADM Sanitation Manager - Erlanger, KY in Erlanger, Kentucky


Job Title:

Sanitation Manager - Erlanger, KY


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Sanitation Manager - Erlanger, KY

The role of Sanitation Manager is to lead the sanitation, GMP & pest control agendas across the Erlanger Campus.

To support manufacturing to fully embed best hygienic practices across the site in compliance with WFSI sanitation standards. The role will require cross functional relationships to be built with the Quality, Engineering & Manufacturing functions in order to successfully deliver the sanitation agenda.

Responsibility to review and approve the internal and contracted cleaning schedules/plans and pest control plans to ensure they are in line with Quality Policy requirements. To champion GMP compliance through engagement, audits, coaching and leadership. To support the site Quality compliance plan to help drive a culture of everyday Quality compliance. To engage with the wider Sanitation community within WFSI in order to bring best practices into the plant.


  • Maintain & develop the Quality Policy compliance standards with regards to sanitation & pest control.

  • Provide coaching & knowledge with regards to pest control, sanitation, allergen control, & sanitary design.

  • Responsible for training and development of operational sanitation related activities, including SSOPs, MSS and sanitation record review.

  • Support operations in the effective use of chemicals and cleaning of equipment and development of production changeover and cleaning control procedures.

  • Support the sanitary design & GMP elements of new & existing project developments.

  • Lead the cleaning validation Program and approval across all cleaning disciplines.

  • Lead Sanitation and Environmental Monitoring Program investigations (non-conformance, complaints, audits etc). Facilitate root cause activities and support CAPA creation in sanitation related issues.

  • Generation of sanitation performance indicators identifying outstanding risks to supply management. Drive sanitation improvement, reduce sanitation cycle time and cost reduction initiatives.

  • Support the site manufacturing teams and Quality Manager in preparation of customer quality audits.

  • Support and Lead the Erlanger GMP internal audit program. Drive alignment in to close out GMP audit findings.

  • Manage the Erlanger Sanitation Coordinator & develop the sanitation team.

  • Develop the sanitation and pest control agenda by working closely with the 3rd chemical, equipment, sanitation and pest control providers.

  • Supports the safety program, assures compliance to safety rules and coach employees to be successful.

  • Participates and provides leadership to the Performance Excellence program.

  • Know the legal and compliance responsibilities of the position; lead ethically and model compliant behavior; maintain an environment where employees are encouraged to speak up without fear of retaliation; ensure employees in area of responsibility understand the compliance responsibilities of their jobs and actively participate in the compliance program.



  • Science/Food Science/Engineering degree

  • Practical application of cleaning practices

  • 1-3 years leadership experience

  • 3-5 years sanitation experience

  • Confident influencer.

  • High level of energy and drive for results.

  • Systematic and structured

  • Drives high standards and expectations

  • Tenacity and resilience

  • Ability to engage others and drive change

  • Background in Quality and Hygiene

  • Broad understanding of food or appropriate FMCG manufacturing operations business and quality management systems.

  • Thorough knowledge of the GMP and sanitation rules within a food production environment.


  • Quality Auditing, risk assessment and rationale writing experience, HACCP knowledge

  • Hygienic design knowledge.

We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ​​

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.​





KY - Kentucky

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About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.





Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM. (https://www.adm.com/en-us/culture-and-careers/diversity-equity-inclusion/)


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package to support your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and life insurance; on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable)

  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection

  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Additional benefits include:

  • Paid vacation time, plus 11 paid holidays and one paid personal day

  • Adoption assistance and paid parental leave

  • Tuition assistance

  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs