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ADM Plant Sanitarian- Cedar Rapids, IA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Title:

Plant Sanitarian- Cedar Rapids, IA



Job Description:

Quality Specialist/Sanitarian – Cedar Rapids, IA

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

  • Manage daily activities of the Food Safety Management System and Sanitation programs for the Cedar Rapids complex (Wet Mill, Dry Grind, and CoGen)

  • Coordinate and verify that activities conducted in the facilities follow/support initiatives of the Food Safety Management System and Sanitation programs

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the plant Food Safety and Quality Management Systems (FSMS,QMS)

  • Serve as an active member of the Food Safety Team, up to and including, PCQI and Team leader where appropriate and implement recommendations of the (HACCP) Team

  • Assist departments with leadership and training with the goal to continuously improve the quality and safety of all products manufactured

  • Conduct plant quality and food safety audits (including GMP audits, internal audits, and glass/brittle plastics/ceramics audits)

  • Participate and lead customer and third party audits, including GFSI, Regulatory, Kosher and Halal visits

  • Provide instruction to plant employees concerning food safety and quality assurance

  • Take an active role in plant efforts to improve operations

  • Support food safety prerequisite (PRP’s) and Operational Prerequisite Programs (oPRP’s) including a guiding role with plant pest control and housekeeping

  • Develop and maintain plant sanitation, hygiene and cGMP systems in compliance with plant and corporate quality policies

  • Coordinate pest control, MSS, and water quality monitoring programs

  • Work closely with Federal and State agencies, certification bodies, vendors and corporate contacts

  • Liaise with the quality control team to ensure testing meets the needs of the plant and customers

Job Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of systems and processes to assure quality and safety of products and services

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities.

  • Accomplish results by working effectively with others

  • Strong digital literacy. 5+ years work in plant manufacturing setting (preferably in food industry) with major involvement with a QMS system

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, Engineering or related field preferred

  • Willing and able to spend time in plant (i.e., walk long distances, stand, climb stairs and ladders and move through close spaces) to understand and audit the process

  • Capable of working in extreme temperatures

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

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

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.


Cedar Rapids


IA - Iowa

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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at