Sanitation Supervisor - 3rd Shift

The Opportunity

Position Title:
Sanitation Supervisor - 3rd Shift
Reports To:
QA Manager
Position Location:
Austin, Minnesota

The Position

Basic Function

Essential Functions:

Responsible for supervising all activities necessary for the cleaning and sanitizing of production, packaging, storage areas and production equipment & ensuring that all duties are safely performed in accordance with FSMA/USDA rules and regulations.

  • Schedule and supervise a crew of hourly sanitation workers to ensure plant operations meet mandatory sanitation requirements for machinery, equipment, and facility.

  • Train sanitation and plant employees to achieve and maintain sanitation objectives.

  • Meet cleaning frequencies established in the Master Sanitation Schedule.

  • Make recommendations for improvements and lead improvement teams.

  • Make recommendations on hiring, firing, discipline, and promotions.

  • Explain hazards and safety measures to employees and monitor compliance.

  • Maintain chemical inventory quantities on an ongoing basis, and interact with the chemical supplier for advice on training or issues related to sanitation.

  • Participate in the development and auditing of SSOP’s.

  • Strictly enforce safety and GMP policies, and maintain superior plant cleanliness.

The Candidate

Education / Certifications

  • Food Sanitation Experience within a food processing organization and working knowledge of SSOP USDA FDA HACCP FSMA and GMP

  • Demonstrated supervisory skills that builds teamwork and collaboration

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Exceptional organizational skills balancing immediate and long-term priorities

Professional Experience