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Sanitation Leader Europe

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About OSI

As an international company in the food sector, we belong to the globally operating, owner-managed OSI group. We are leaders in the development and manufacture of high-quality products for system catering and food retailing.

Our Quality team at the European Headquarters in Gersthofen is looking for a Sanitation Leader Europe.

What your job includes

  • Responsibility for implementing, reviewing and updating sanitation programmes, policies and practices.
  • Establish and develop standardisation and continuous improvement, including reporting of key performance indicators and hygiene targets. 
  • Development and implementation of sanitation and hygiene audits and required follow-ups
  • Communicating audit results to decision-makers for procurement of new equipment to minimise deficiencies in hygiene design
  • Provide technical support to quality assurance and sanitation staff in the plant to resolve cleaning and microbiological issues 
  • Interface with a variety of external parties, including customer visits to assess sanitation facilities across Europe

What we expect from you

  • Degree in food technology, nutrition and hygiene engineering or agricultural sciences.
  • Relevant experience in a (food) production environment, preferably in managing sanitation programmes
  • High level of professional and technical understanding of sanitation methods and sanitation chemistry
  • In-depth knowledge of sanitation cleaning and systems and related tools used for daily execution according to the basic principles of CIP (Clean in Place) and COP (Clean out of Place)  
  • In-depth knowledge of the use of heat in various machines and equipment
  • Fluent German and English
  • Willingness to travel across Europe and participate for audits at night-shifts


What we offer you

We are a company with flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and a pronounced customer orientation in a special market. We know that the commitment of our employees is the basis of our success. We therefore support you by quickly giving you responsibility and developing you according to your talents.