Sanitation Supervisor in Mountain Top PA

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Sanitation Supervisor
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Mountain Top PA
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Sanitation Supervisor/Manager

This position is responsible for the sanitation of the entire plant. The supervisor coordinates the clean-up crew to maintain the plant clean and cleans equipment when is necessary or requested. He/She must take the place of any absent worker or in the absence of the Sanitation Manager. He/She will conduct meetings with the sanitation employees and must maintain continued communication with all the departments throughout the entire plant.

The ideal candidate will be also responsible for:

  • Training the sanitation workforce in safe work practices as well as developing and maintaining a safe and effective work environment.
  • Train and develop Sanitation staff to properly maintain our facility to comply with food safety standards and to deliver the plant to operations within food safety parameters on time to produce product to fill our customer orders.
  • Ensure that all Departmental tasks are completed on time and within budget.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to the job duties and actions for which this employee is responsible.
  • Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent required. Bachelor&##39;s degree preferred. 3 years of Sanitation experience in a manufacturing facility required. Preferably in a food/beverage environment. A minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity or 4 years as a lead in a manufacturing environment required. *Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.


  • Experience with regulatory inspections (AIB, OSHA, Military, Health Department, EPA, City & County Inspectors)
  • Knowledge of chemicals used to clean and sanitize
  • Knowledge of HAZMAT
  • Pest Control knowledge preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a wet environment
  • Ability to climb ladders/stairs and to work in high altitudes
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


Brief Summary

Provide hands-on supervision over the entire sanitation process, under the direction of the Sanitation Manager. Direct, plan, control and monitor the overall sanitary conditions of the plant. To train the sanitation workforce in safe work practices and to develop and maintain a safe work environment. To train and develop Sanitation staff to properly maintain our facility to comply with food safety standards and to deliver the plant to operations with in food safety parameters on time to produce product to fill our customer orders.

Job Responsibilities

Organizes and distributes tasks of sanitation process. Makes recommendations as to what is needed, such as parts, chemicals, etc.

Lead by example and monitor the performance of all employees working under his/her direction.

Uses Food Safety Work Practices ensuring no product are contaminated as consequences of conducting duties of this position.

Report any condition or act that may place product at risk of being contaminated with foreign material.

Verify GMP’s and Safety standards are maintained at all times, and taken action and/or follow-up when deficiencies are noted.

Responsible for scheduling and/or monitoring of daily housekeeping, master cleaning schedule, weekend work schedule and other nonfood contact areas in the plant.

Controls and supervise all employee related issues, absenteeism, vacation, LOA, accident reporting, investigation and employee discipline.

Coordinates and supervises the training of all new personnel in the department according to the plan.

Conduct training sessions for the department employees as needed and conducts Monthly Safety Training.

Implements and delegates new clean-up procedures when required.

Develop, implement and follow-up plans to accomplish departmental goals and to provide a service to the operations of the plant.

Direct supervision of Sanitation Leads and their shifts employees.

Provide support and the necessary safety and food safety training to keep sanitation department in compliance with BRC, SQF and AIB standards.

Maintains continuous communication with all departments and be able to promptly respond to their concerns and requests.

Enforce company policies (safety, attendance, food safety GMP’S, ect.) procedures and regulations as indicated in the departmental Quality System

Maintains up to date records for current paperwork regarding schedules, inspections, inventories and other reports.

Maintains up to date records for all plant programs: HACCP, Food Safety, Safety, Quality, Recall, etc.

Perform safety and sanitation audits when needed.

Maintain the self-esteem of employees under his/her direction and enforce company rules applying them in a fair and equitable manner.

Maintain work area clean, and in safe condition at all times.

Recognize and report any situation that could affect the safety of an employee.

Works under the direction of the department Manager.

Oversees the removal, replacement, and dismantling of plant equipment and machinery.

Organizes and distributes tasks, such as docks, plant roof, sanitation rooms, ingredients room, parking lots and trash hoppers.

Monitor supplies and parts as needed.

Administrates all safety rules and procedures within in the department; Follows all (LOTTO) Safety procedures, Company Safety Policy and OSHA regulations.

Conducts Monthly Safety Training

Responsible for Injury and Illness reporting within 24 hours and analysis/investigations within 48 hours

Attend safety and quality training sessions.

Drives a forklift, when needed.

Making sure that all the sanitation technicians are following the procedures in compliance with the HACCP program.

Responsible to manage Kronos.

Responsible to comply with the environmental program, including Swabs and ATP’s.

In the absence of the Sanitation Manager, the Production Manager/Sanitation Supervisor will assume the duties

All other duties as assigned


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
Bachelor&##39;s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Related Field

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