Position: Sanitation Manager
Direct Reports: Sanitation Supervisor, Sanitation Leads, Sanitors
Job Type: Full-time
Shift: Primarily Nightshift
Builds and develops a highly effective and engaged Sanitation team that strives to provide exceptional internal customer service.
Compliance with FDA and GFSI standards and ensure SSOP are accurate and carried out with adherence to food safety/hygienic manufacturing practices. Management of the Master Sanitation Schedule and coordination of all team activities.
Provide leadership and management to all sanitation-related services cost-effectively with minimal disruption to production. Serves as a change agent and provides technical leadership and hands-on mentoring for the Sanitation team.
Must be bilingual-Spanish and English.
Jobs/Duties or Responsibilities
Multi-site responsibility to plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for sanitation of processing equipment and facilities—coordinate activities with other departments, service providers, contractors, and temporary staffing agencies.
Develop and implement sanitation programs; establish schedules and methods for sanitation services to include Daily, Weekly, and Non-Weekly MSS. Ensure sanitation procedures and practices comply with federal, state, and GFSI guidance.
Maintain safety training records for all Sanitation personnel on LOTO, Chemical Safety, proper use of PPE, etc., and actively lead with safety first.
Conducts routine internal inspections of the process equipment, building, and grounds, both internal and external, for compliance with company standards, as well as FDA, State & GFSI audit schemes
Keeps facilities audit-ready at all times
Develops and maintains Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP), which effectively meet pre-operational requirements (pre-op inspections & passing ATP tests), provides or coordinates ongoing training, and ensures the development of the sanitation crew.
Mentors and keep track of new employees' training as well as annual refresher training for all sanitation staff under the following subjects:
o Confined space
o Proper usage of sanitation equipment
o Chemical dosing procedures
o Use of proper PPE
o Sanitation training
o Good Manufacturing Practices
Develop and maintain operating budgets for labor and materials. Deliver objectives on time within the approved budget for the Sanitation Department.
Reorder/maintains inventory for all sanitation tools and consumables (chemicals, cleaning supplies, etc.).
Research and prepares cost estimates and business justification for sanitation capital improvement projects and repairs, tools/equipment purchase, and modification of equipment/buildings.
Prepares all sanitation-related documentation, equipment, and facilities for third-party audits to ensure passing with satisfactory or better ratings.
Complies with regulatory documentation requirements.
Lead/support the hiring of external candidates to maintain the master sanitation, staffing model.
Maintain records of KPI, such as MSS completion rate, pre-op pass rate, environmental pass rate, OT, and chemical consumption.
Keeper of HR policy for the sanitation department. Responsible for the proper administration of accountability for all sanitation personnel for attendance, code of conduct, and performance-related issues.
Builds and develops a highly effective and engaged sanitation team that strives to provide exceptional internal customer service.
Responsible for mentoring, developing, and coaching all levels of the sanitation department by establishing processes, procedures, and guidelines for the sanitation team to leverage. Accountable for the professional development of the sanitation leadership team.
Display a high level of servant leadership. Identify and remove obstacles in the way of the sanitation team being successful.
Pest Control Program
Maintain an integrated pest control program.
Ensure that pesticides used are approved for use in an organic facility and on the approved chemical usage list.
Coordinate the corrective and preventive actions with the pest control provider for adverse trends.
Monitor and review pest provider's performance.
- Confined Spaces
- Conflict Management
- Corrective And Preventive Action (Capa)