Sanitation Manager

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Position Summary
The Sanitation Manager oversees the Plant from a sanitation perspective. Responsible for the management of Sanitation Personnel. Assists and develops direct reports to achieve desired results. Direct responsibility for all department employees to ensure proper orientation, training, development, compensation, and working conditions are present.
 
Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Abide by and enforce all regulations, policies, work procedures, GMP’s, and instructions.
  2. Follow all safety & SQF Food Safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment.  Ensure that all employees within the facility follow these rules at all times, regardless of their area of assignment.
  3. Ensure sanitation supervisors, leads, and employees are keeping their work areas clean and organized, and free of potential hazards.  The plant is a dynamic environment and must be maintained throughout the entire shift.
  4. Monitor employee behavior and practice to maintain safe work environment.
  5. Ensure supervisors audit KRONOS system daily to compare employee work hours to actual punches.  Employees who have not punched properly must be corrected before leaving the plant at the end of the shift.
  6. Manage department budget.
  7. Work with Engineering, Production, Distribution & Receiving, and QA personnel to maintain and improve quality.
  8. Direct and coordinate the activities of supervisors throughout their shifts.
  9. Plan and establish work schedules and assignments to meet production goals.
  10. Confer with other managers, supervisors and shift leaders to coordinate activities within or between departments.
  11. Oversee sanitation data such as time, work orders, and staffing, and prepare management reports of daily sanitation activities.
  12. Provide written reports of issues, problems and/or observations on a daily basis.
  13. Confer with plant manager, HR management, co-workers and/or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances.
  14. Demonstrate positive leadership practices including setting clear goals with shift leads and employees, providing regular feedback, and contributing to a positive and motivational work environment.
  15. The Sanitation Manager understands and complies with all food safety policies, procedures and programs as stated in the Company’s Food Safety Manual.
  16. In his absence, the Plant Manager is the back-up for the Sanitation Manager.
  17. The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the incumbent will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and classification of the position.  Job descriptions should be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the position.

 
Skills and Experience

  • Oral Communication—the individual speaks clearly and understands verbal instructions.
  • Planning/Organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors Zone product workmanship to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and Security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and manages equipment, processes, and materials properly.
  • Continuous Improvement—the manager participates in Daily Operating Meetings and tracks all sanitation aspects to protect the business and strive for perpetual excellence.
  • Managing Diversity–proven ability to work with a variety of people, based not only on legally protected classifications but also differences in communication styles, learning styles and other differences.
  • Motivating Others–demonstrated skill in contributing to a motivating work environment.
  • Ethics and Values–demonstrated ability to maintain the highest ethical standards in the work environment.
  • Integrity and Trust–demonstrated skill in earning and keeping co-worker and direct reports trust.
  • Organizing–demonstrated skill in organizing work, setting priorities and planning ahead required.
  • Perseverance–demonstrated skill in working toward goals despite encountering obstacles.
  • Drive for Results–focus on and commitment to achieving outcomes required.

 
Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must be able to improve working conditions (safety, quality, cleanliness, & costs) and increase subordinates’ skills and capabilities.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must be able to improve working conditions (safety, quality, cleanliness, & costs) and increase subordinates’ skills and capabilities.
  • Must prepare activity plans for the above and discuss them with plant manager.
  • Must be able to assist plant manager in improving a system of sanitation control, standard operating procedure, safety, quality control, and performance management. Must prepare activity plans for the above and discuss them with plant manager.

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