Sanitation Coordinator in Momence IL

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Johnsonville, LLC
Sanitation Coordinator
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Momence IL
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Job Types:
Sanitation Supervisor/Manager

Momence Packing Company

Sanitation Coordinator

Position Overview:

This is a great career opportunity for someone who has the passion and drive to build a world class culture of Member involvement and ownership, continuous learning, product superiority, and continuous improvement with our 2nd and 3rd shift Sanitation team. In this role you can leverage your expertise and experiences in the areas of leadership, sanitation, continuous improvement, project management, and building people to develop strategies and tactics that will help the organization accomplish its goal of becoming the Best Company in the World. You will act as a role model and educator of the Johnsonville Way; thus, facilitating this as a way of life within Momence Packing Company.


  • Lead a highly motivated 2nd and 3rd shift Sanitation team to achieve greatness and exemplify and advocate the Johnsonville Way every day
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts that will facilitate the creation of safety as a way of life in order to lead us toward our goal of 0 injury frequency rate (IFR) every month
  • Work closely with the Continuous Improvement Coordinatorand Finance to develop capital, budget, and strategic plans for the Sanitation department
  • Promote and instill a culture of personal learning and professional development of the Team Leader and Members within the department
  • Assess trends within results in the areas of Safety, Food Safety, Quality, Customer Service
  • Lead efforts to identify and implement metrics of success as it relates to our sanitation practices to ensure that equipment and the facility are ready to go for production every day
  • Initiate and lead innovation and continuous improvement initiatives, with the assistance of the team members, within the for these areas (Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Customer Service)
  • Create and sustain a continuous improvement environment that ensures Member engagement, ownership and implementation of programs, ideas, and guidelines
  • Facilitate and drive goal and objective planning with Members in the department
  • Lead the hiring and development processes within the department to ensure a high level of Member engagement and job satisfaction
  • Own the process and improvement as it relates to Member performance issues, annual reviews, and Member development
  • Lead sanitary design efforts for the facility on both new and existing equipment, as well as act as an educator of these principles to the rest of the facility.
  • Lead programs around the facility including: master sanitation schedule, pest control program, environmental swab compliance, and pre-operational swab compliance
  • Lead efforts to create and sustain succession pipelines within your area of responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with USDA standards
  • Lead continuous improvement pipeline identification efforts annually for the Sanitation area
  • Understand and support facility processes during off shift hours


  • Bachelor s degree required (internal candidates with a bachelor s degree must be willing to pursue)


  • Minimum of 4 years experience in a leadership/coaching role with proven ability in developing Members to greater levels of responsibility
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in sanitation principles preferred
  • Knowledge of SDS and OSHA chemical usage and storage standards required
  • Experience in the food industry is preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated success and experience in Lean, Six Sigma and other continuous improvementdisciplines preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in budgeting, capital planning, and productivity pipeline projects
  • Experience in strategic planning processes

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated communication and listening skills
  • Commitment to personal growth as well as the proven ability to develop those around you to higher levels of responsibility
  • Ability to lead by example and involve others in the decision-making process
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting priorities
  • Proven ability to "widen the circle of engagement" and ownership
  • Proven ability to innovate
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively evaluate and manage risk
  • Demonstrated drive to achieve results
  • Proven ability to motivate others and affect change
  • Proven track record of project management success
  • Learning agility and adaptability


July 6, 2021


Food Safety Quality Coordinator

We don t have bosses at Momence Packing. We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They cannot make you run laps.


Momence, IL

Our plant is about an hour south of Chicago

Member Status:

Full Time, Salaried

At Momence Packing, you are not an employee. You are a Member and, yes, Membership has its privileges like the ability to buy sausage at great discounts. Our more traditional benefits are great, too.


2nd Shift, 3:00pm 12:00am

Flexibility to come in during different hours or shifts, depending on business needs, is required

How to Apply:

  • External Applicants:
    • Please apply online at

Momence Packing Co. performs pre-employment, post offer drug screens, physicals and background checks for all external manufacturing candidates.

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment.. M/F/Vet/Disability

Momence Packing Co. values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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