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Sanitation & EH&S Team Lead, 1st shift

Savencia Cheese USA LLC
Louisville, CO
Expired: August 19, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $28 Hourly
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This position assists the Dept. Supervisor in leading and managing the team and the plant sanitation process. It also assists the Plant Manager in leading and championing a Safety Culture as Co-chairperson on the site Health and Safety (H&S) committee. Hours of the position are Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm, with overtime, weekends and covering for other schedules as needed.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Sanitation Lead Duties

  • Monitor the safety and productivity of sanitation employees

  • Monitor security of facilities during designated shift hours

  • Verify that equipment, processing & warehouse areas, grounds, walls and general environment are clean according to GMP standards; conduct deep dive sanitation investigations as needed to find and eliminate sources of contamination

  • Monitor compliance of sanitation processes and procedures, immediately correct or report if out of specification and complete non-conformance form

  • Coordinate staffing needs and communicate with Staffing Agencies

  • Assess skills and provide, or schedule, any training needs where deficient to be sure that employees understand how to set and adjust the equipment settings and all operational procedures

  • Participate, support and lead employees in the continuous improvement process

  • Oversee the sanitation processes and monitor the proper functioning of the equipment

  • Check the daily production schedule and complete appropriate on time setup for all equipment in the pre-weight, mixing, filling, and pack line area(s)

  • Notify QA to check sanitation effectiveness once all sanitation steps are completed. The process line can only be released to Production by QA.

  • Analyze Environmental, ATP and Allegan results data to review sanitation effectiveness; develop and implement corrective actions for improvement

  • Work closely with other departments (materials management, maintenance, processing, and quality) to meet requirements

  • Conduct or have team complete physical inventories

  • Dismantle or have team dismantle, clean, repair and reassemble equipment parts as needed

  • Develop and improve procedures, SOPs, and other instructions; oversee their application

  • Analyze the daily results, lead shift/team meetings to communicate quantitative and quality objectives and results

  • Assign resources based on objectives data and production constraints

  • Enter data and indicators for the daily department requirements

  • Communicate plant issues or activities to the proper departments and management

  • Assures all project requirements are properly scheduled

  • Rotate employees according to any safety or quality concerns

  • Manage and approve temp timecards as needed in the timekeeping system

  • Participates in Continuous Improvement Process

  • Follow all Quality policies & procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)

  • Follow all Safety policies & procedures

  • Maintain regular, predictable attendance

  • Other duties as assigned

EH&S Site Lead

  • Conducts monthly safety audits

  • Presents audit findings to the site H&S Committee

  • Makes recommendations to the H&S Committee for training and site safety improvements

  • Complies audit findings into statistical reports and presents to Plant Manager

  • Conducts safety orientation for all new employees

  • Conducts annual safety refresher training

  • Monitor safe work practices of employees

  • Investigates all injuries, lost time incidents, near misses & property damage

  • Provides Admin Assistant with completed investigative reports

Pay is $28.00 per hour and up. Starting pay is commensurate with experience and education.

Our employees enjoy the following benefits, which all start on the first day of employment :

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Basic Life Insurance at 2 times base pay

  • Optional Life Insurance options

  • Short-Term Disability

  • 401(k) with company match

  • PTO

  • Paid Major Holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Wellness Program

  • Educational Assistance Reimbursement Program

  • Shift Differentials

  • Free and discounted product

  • Free boots and uniforms

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Computer skills and basic knowledge of MS Excel and Word

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and comprehend English

  • 2-5 years’ food manufacturing/sanitation experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Strong Analytical Skills

  • Experience with Safe Workplace Processes

  • Experience with Continuous Improvement Process

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a leadership role

  • Bilingual Spanish/English


Savencia Cheese USA LLC

Louisville, CO
80028 USA
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