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Sanitation Team Leader



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The Sanitation Lead is responsible for ensuring proper sanitation of the production equipment and facilities by supervising sanitation employees, cleaning and inspecting equipment according to established policies and procedures, and training employees.

This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures, and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, to reduce product and process variability.


  • Lead cross-functional Sanitation team. Work with production management to ensure sanitation activities are carried out according to policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for the sanitation of the plant, interior and exterior and conducting sanitation activities in accordance to the master sanitation schedule.
  • Responsible for the sanitation and janitorial staff activities and training. Track completion of training for sanitation employees.
  • Organize sanitation crew in an efficient and effective manner to maximize resources.
  • Monitor plant, equipment and parts for cleanliness and proper sanitation.
  • Track trends to identify areas of improvement and actions to improve these areas.
  • Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality. Provides daily reporting of activities to plant management and weekly reporting of sanitation employee performance to FS&Q Management.
  • Accompany USDA inspector during pre-op inspections. Participate in 3rd party and regulatory audits.
  • Conduct safety and educational training.
  • Inventory and order sanitation supplies.
  • Review that weekly chemical inventories are conducted and assure inventory counts match. Provide monthly chemical inventory for accounting purposes.
  • Assumes personal responsibility to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and, incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.
  • Adheres to Quality work practices, follows GMP’s, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained.
  • Always ensures regulatory compliance.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Hours:

    7:00pm - 3:30pm

    This position will be working Monday - Friday. Some occasional weekends may be required.




    Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

    Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them

    Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

    Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



    Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

    Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

    Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



    1 year:Leadership Experience

    1 year:Sanitation Experience

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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