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Job Number: 2178128

We are looking for an experienced Sanitation Supervisor for a large food manufacturer in the East Bay. This is a full time position with outstanding benefits, bonus opportunities and strong salary. You will be responsible for sanitation and cleanliness throughout the plant. You will be expected to perform all duties and activities in accordance with safety, quality and food security policies in order to ensure product that meets the standards of our customers and our company.

It is expected that you would have at least 5 years of experience working in a sanitation role in a manufacturing environment.


  • Assign sanitation team to perform regularly scheduled cleaning on equipment, floors, walls and ceiling to maintain sanitary environment and safe plant conditions.
  • Monitor all aspects of assigned work areas to ensure it meets established sanitary, quality and operational standards.
  • Initiate the purchase of required tools to meet performance needs; maintain accountability for tools issued.
  • Conduct self-inspections to ensure adherence to master cleaning schedules and assigned cleaning projects.
  • Participate in customer and other audit procedures and reports; take prompt corrective action where required.
  • Notify production supervisory staff of downtime required to facilitate detailed cleaning on equipment.
  • Capture and document process waste; work with operations to improve areas for waste reduction.
  • Perform troubleshooting inspections on machinery; notify production and maintenance regarding identified concerns.
  • Ensure adherence to budget with regards to staff levels, man-hours worked, supply cost and contractor services; work to continually improve overall service within budget.
  • Provide guidance and training to ensure company policies and procedures, including safety, HAACP, GMP, allergens, are complied with and that plant work rules are enforced.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to review projects, goals and to seek resolution for issues.
  • Engage staff to solve problems and identify ideas for improvement; utilize Continuous Improvement (CI) techniques and lean manufacturing tools to evaluate and implement improvements.
  • Demonstrate positive leadership practices including setting clear goals with employees and providing regular feedback; complete annual performance reviews.
  • Ensure implementation and effectiveness of new hire training, and cross training; train on revised SOP procedures for your assigned area.
  • Operate within the core values of respect and care for others.
Salary Range - Depending upon experience - $80,000 - 88,000 with 5% annual bonus opportunity


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