Sanitation Manager

Job Locations US-OH-Bedford Heights
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/17/2020 4:17 PM)
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Plant Sanitation


The Sanitation Manager in our New York  Bakery plant, will drive the daily core sanitation activities while leading a team of hourly and salaried associates. Responsible for the efficient sanitation of production equipment, machinery, physical plant and grounds in accordance with all government, customer and company policies and procedures.



  • Coordinates shift activities through planning and communication with employees to ensure all sanitation objectives are accomplished in a timely, cost-effective and safe manner.
  • Develops and controls plans and budgets for the sanitation area.
  • Develops and implements a master sanitation schedule/program for all processing and packaging equipment and storage vessels in accordance with company and FDA standards.
  • Oversees the storage and use of cleaning chemicals within the warehouse to prevent unauthorized access or use.
  • Controls and minimizes overtime labor costs.
  • Monitors the usage of all cleaning/sanitizing chemicals and agents to ensure compliance to safety requirements.
  • Maintains close working relationship with QA and responds to deviations from standards immediately.
  • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
  • Develop and schedule a proactive training program in safety and sanitary conditions for the further development of the Sanitation personnel.
  • Develop, train, mentor and coach the employees and supervisor to the company and government standards to maintain sanitary conditions and safety of a food manufacturing facility.
  • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.
  • Coordinates with department managers and shift supervisors to ensure a trouble-free shift start-up.
  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, housekeeping and safety in the plant area.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by Management



Supervisory Responsibility:


Directly supervises 2-3 Leads, who in turn assist in supervising 10-20 employees in sanitation activities throughout the plant. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and results of the sanitation program. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, appraising and terminating employees; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints/grievances and resolving problems



  • BS/BA degree in business or industrial management or related field preferred.
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food-related industry.
  • Must have a strong understanding of sanitation design in a food-manufacturing environment.
  • Experience/training in Sanitation, COP systems and chemical usage.
  • Working knowledge of sanitation equipment, methods and chemicals and with machinery in general.
  • Ability to teach or coach
  • Good communication skills

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in  a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, hear, sit, stand, walk, and occasionally bend while moving about the facility.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors and risk of electrical shock. Working around, powered equipment, slippery floors and dusty areas. Very hot conditions during summer seasons. The noise level in the office is moderate and loud in the plant.  Earplugs, hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists), safety glasses and slip-resistant /steel-toe shoes are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.



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