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Plant Sanitation Supervisor- 3rd Shift

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Nashville, TN

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Direct Hire/ Placements

Job Description

  • Position Summary: The Plant Sanitation Supervisor's main objective is to ensure cleanliness and health standards of the facility are effective to maintain food-safe manufacturing conditions. This position is responsible for coordinating sanitation operations between the company and third-party sanitation services. This position will carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies, OSHA regulations, and any food safety regulations.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
    1. Oversees and participates in food safety and sanitation procedures in plant operations to ensure company begins production on time
    2. Manages the Master Sanitation Schedule
    3. Performs pre-operational sanitation inspections in all processing and storage environments
    4. Coordinates sanitation plan with Production and Quality Assurance departments according to production schedules and staffing requirements
    5. Manages Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP's) from development, implementation, record keeping, observation, and training
    6. Conducts scheduled audits on sanitation activities and records to ensure compliance with SSOPs
    7. Observes and ensures SSOPs are effective and validated
    8. Train personnel on proper sanitation procedures
    9. Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards
    10. Maintains and coordinates all sanitation chemical and equipment inventory with suppliers
    11. Maintains product quality and integrity by checking for irregularities and deficiencies
    12. Ensures personnel conform to Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices
    13. Follows up with any relatable facility nonconformances

Job Requirements

  • Education and Experience:
    1. Familiarity with Electronic Data Management Systems, ERPs, etc.
    2. Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    3. Bachelor's degree in science-based area of study preferred
    4. Minimum of two years experience within a manufacturing plant
    5. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
    6. Possesses a working knowledge of sanitation operations
    7. Maintains knowledge of current and developing sanitation techniques
    8. Must meet expectations on Safety, Attendance, Teamwork, Quality, and Productivity
    9. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    10. Must be able to follow instructions
    11. Maintain professionalism at all times
    12. Ability to clearly communicate with coworkers
    13. Adequate reading/language, writing, and math skills
    14. Adequate computer skills necessary, including proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
    15. Able to work in varied temperature environments (0-50 degrees)
    16. Heavy lifting required, some over 50 pounds
    17. Will work in manufacturing setting mostly with some time spent in office environment
    18. Continuous movement; must be able to stand for long periods of time


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