Seeking a well qualified Sanitation Supervisor for a food company located in the city of Vernon, CA.
Pay is $45-$50k/yearly. This is a long term, permanent position. Please read the following carefully:
BS degree in Food Science/Microbiology or related field preferred or combination of experience and education
3 plus years experience in food/bakery manufacturing environment Solid written and verbal communication skills at all organizational levels Ability to effectively perform multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail Proven ability to analyze large amounts of complex data
Ability to work evenings, weekend, and holidays with ability to rotate shifts as needed
Enjoy a hands-on work environment
Strong troubleshooting skills
Medium level of proficiency with MS Office mainly Excel and Word
Ability to drive forklift/scissors-lift to clean overheads preferred but not required
Bi-Lingual Spanish/English preferred but not required
Reporting to the Plant Manager with a dotted line reporting structure to the Director of Quality Assurance, the Sanitation Supervisor supervises and coordinates activities with food safety and sanitation programs. This position is responsible for management of plant cleaning, sanitation, pest control, and compliance with GMP’s, sanitation policies and procedures.
Manage level of adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices with regard to sanitation which may include participation in validating SSOP program
Monitor and audit processing and packaging equipment cleaning systems to ensure optimal operation. Recommend and implement adjustment as approved
Ensure compliance with all company and regulatory product quality standards, sanitation standards, food safety standards, employee safety and environmental standards
Work closely with management and production personnel on sanitation problems recommending changes to improve sanitation policies, procedures, and standards
Perform comprehensive sanitation audits and develop more streamlined tracking and reporting process for sanitation audit reports
Compile regular reports regarding inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies
Continue the development of training programs for sanitation and GMPs and provide continual training to employees
Work with Plant Manager and QA Director to manage and maintain master sanitation schedule and daily sanitation and housekeeping logs
Work with QA Director to facilitate and implement action responses to address sanitation and regulatory trends
Work with chemical suppliers and QA Director on chemical changes/sanitation improvements, results and costs related to plant sanitation
Support the on-going plant pest monitoring and control program by managing plant pest control activities and contracted pest control service while maintaining compliance with all applicable GMPs and organic resolutions
Monitors shift performance through performance measurement tools and provide feedback to staff. Will supervise sanitation/housekeeping employees with varying levels of experience. Ensures employees are checking and maintaining cleaning records indicating frequency, duration, temperature, concentration and use of final sanitizing product, verifying employees handle and mix chemicals properly.
Ensures compliance with State, Federal and company sanitation and safety regulations including using all required Personal Protective Equipment
Ensures all employees receive proper training, such as GMP, SSOP, Safety and Operations. Communicates company objectives to employees. Monitor employee performance and provide coaching and training as required.
Assists with Human Resource functions on shift including interviewing potential employees, performance reviews, employee relations issues and overall company communication.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Must be able to walk the entire plant frequently
May perform heavy manual labor
Must be able to work in confined spaces
Frequent to continuous standing, walking, and reaching below shoulder level. Occasional to frequent walking on uneven terrain, extension of neck, bending, twisting, stooping, squatting, pulling, pushing, reaching at shoulder level, climbing ladders and stairs. Infrequent sitting, kneeling, and crawling
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high
The ability to work carefully around food processing, baking and mixing machines including conveyor belts, fans, ovens and mixers
Hot, cold and wet environmental conditions
Hazard: Includes a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, exposure to high heat, extreme cold and to chemicals
Atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions may affect the respiratory system and/or the skin: fumes, odors, dust mists, gases or poor ventilation. Respirator use is required.
Production, Maintenance, QA and Operations departments