The Sanitation Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision of the plant sanitation associates, including training and development, assessment and motivation of associates which includes conducting annual performance reviews and establishment of measurable objectives for associates.
Maintains and communicates information of plant operations at staff meetings. Understands each associate’s job. Works with them on reducing sanitation time and downtime. Implements and maintains quality and sanitation improvement plans, policies procedures, and programs, which are endorsed by the Processing Superintendent and Facility Manager. In collaboration with other Supervisors, assesses, plans and develops, implements, and evaluates production and operational needs. Assures 6 step sanitation and GMP’s practices are followed.
This role ensures the safety of all associates. Follows up on all production, sanitation, and operational issues to resolution. Assists in developing daily, weekly and annual strategic sanitation and operation plans and initiatives for Packaging and Processing departments. Responsible for developing and planning for established full-time and seasonal positions and scheduling sanitation employees for the next day work assignments.
Does special projects as assigned.
The Sanitation Supervisor will spend a large portion of the day on the manufacturing floor and works in a large team environment. Good written and verbal communication skills are a must. Successful candidate will have the ability to work with a flexible schedule including some weekends. Plant environment is cold and requires use of personal protective equipment.
Related Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience in a similar role required. 2-3 years’ experience in food processing environment required processing and/or packaging experience is preferred. Supervision and Sanitation technical skills and attention to detail required.