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Manager, Sanitation in Salem MA

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AmeriCold Logistics
Manager, Sanitation
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Salem MA
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Sanitation Supervisor/Manager


Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools, and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We&##39;re proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 180+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and Canada. We have nearly 13,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


Primary Responsibility:
Responsible for enhancing and enforcing good sanitation practices throughout the interior and exterior of the distribution center.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure budgeted revenues, expenses, and targets are met.
  • Monitor and maintain an effective pest control program.
  • Keep and record data that is needed for sanitation and regulatory compliance.
  • Train and develop warehouse staff on proper use and care of sanitation equipment
  • Perform Weekly Sanitation Inspections
  • Remain involved in all aspects of HACCP & HARPC program
  • Maintain and improve master sanitation schedule
  • Learn and understand the 1910 29CFR
  • Learn and understand regulated waste disposal
  • Control waste budget
  • Find new ways to reduce waste
  • Order sanitation supplies and maintain accurate inventory
  • Coordinate with 3rd party sanitation vendors and communicate with operations about work being done.
  • Drive productivity within the sanitation processes (standards)
  • Communicate weekly with operations on areas that do not meet our standards.
  • Set and achieve housekeeping standards that are a model of orderliness and cleanliness and meet standards and procedures for maintenance related functions.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies, as well as all Federal, State and Local OSHA regulations.
  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinate activities. Establish priorities and sequences for products.
  • Provide a safe work environment through personal actions. Identify any safety concerns, as well as cost saving opportunities. Conduct quarterly safety training.
  • Support the Company Performance Management Program (PMP).
  • Inspect machines and equipment. Review operating reports. Resolve operational / maintenance issues.
  • Develop and/or revise standard operational and working practices. Observe workers to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with all transportation and safety regulations.
  • Manage the site sanitation program.
  • Report on-the-job injuries and accidents. Facilitate modified duty assignments.
  • Other duties as requested.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • Associate&##39;s Degree (A.A.) preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with variety of individuals
  • Ability to reason, negotiate, instruct, persuade, or speak with others
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and judgment in communicating with associates
  • Willingness to develop a mentoring relationship in order to contribute experience and skills to employees for their development
  • Receptive to management development suggestions and willing to seek additional knowledge to facilitate job growth
  • Must have strong relationship skills, and be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with others and respond appropriately to criticism
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to follow HR regulations, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals
  • Ability to effectively solve problems
  • Must have very strong customer service orientation with high sense of urgency in meeting objectives and deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Proficient with tools and technology pertinent to sanitation control and maintenance

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
  • Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
  • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
  • May require travel by automobile and airplane up for business
  • May require a visit facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing
  • May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools
  • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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