In his role, Felix seeks to identify challenges to food safety and food quality in order to identify root causes and propose solution sets.
Felix is Senior Food Safety Specialist for the Meat, Poultry, and Seafood industry. During the course of his career, Felix specialized in managing and developing sanitation programs in various USDA plants—at Kraft Foods and more recently Sugar Creek—and within USDA-regulated restaurant commissary operations. He has worked as a Corporate Sanitation Specialist and as an Associate Principal of Product Protection, Sanitation, and Hygienic Design. In these roles, he supported a variety of food-processing facilities, including meat, cheese, and biscuit plants.
Felix has gained significant experience on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) improvement to increase sanitation effectiveness and efficiency. This approach has enabled plants to improve productivity and sustainability while developing, implementing, and supporting a large variety of sanitation and food safety programs.