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Hanford, CA

Salary: 65K to 90K DOE
Date Posted: November 17, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 283274

Job Description

Sanitation Supervisor 2nd Shift - Sanitation Manager 

General Summary

This position manages, supervises and coordinates activities with food safety and sanitation programs. The position is responsible for management of plant cleaning, sanitation, and compliance with GMP’s, Good Safety Practices, Sanitation policies and procedures

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Supervises adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices in regard to sanitation procedures
  • Monitors and audits, making adjustments as necessary to processing and packaging equipment cleaning systems/procedures to ensure optimal cleanliness
  • Ensures compliance with all company and regulatory sanitation food quality and food safety standards as well as employee safety and environmental standard   
  • Works closely with management and production personnel on sanitation problems; recommending changes to improve sanitation policies, procedures, and cleaning effectiveness
  • Performs comprehensive sanitation audits on each unique production process to determine sanitation effectiveness
  • Communicates reports/trends/issues regarding inspections, sanitation deviations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies via email
  • Conducts training programs for all sanitation procedures and is responsible for the development and training of sanitation personnel
  • Understands chemical specifications and their effectiveness/proper application for different
  • processing/packaging equipment SSOP’s
  • Conducts scheduled sanitation validation audits including dismantling and inspecting critical processing and packaging equipment to ensure proper cleaning ability/sanitization
  • Responsible for the scheduling, coordination, and management of the food manufacturing sanitation crew
  • Develops labor schedules to ensure appropriate coverage to meet labor efficiencies and production demands
  • Maintains and revises departmental procedures including the master sanitation schedule and SSOP’s reflecting process improvements that maintain or improve pre-operational and operational hygienic conditions
  • Reviews and maintains sanitation documentation for Quality Assurance and regulatory review
  • Builds partnerships with production, quality, and human resources to ensure production and people goals are met
  • Assists with interviewing and selection of new team members


  • Bachelor’s degree a plus in applicable discipline; High School diploma required
  • Work Experience  3-4+ years of experience supervising a sanitation crew in a food manufacturing environment

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus in applicable discipline; High School diploma required 3-4+ years of experience supervising a sanitation crew in a food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to develop a strong, high performing team
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Strong knowledge of sanitation procedures, GMPs in a food manufacturing environment and regulatory guidelines


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard

The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Compensation based on experience and qualifications
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with Company match

Please apply with detailed resume to be considered and salary requirements. 


Salary Range: 65K-90K DOE