Job Reference Code: WP-1065
Location: Kentucky
Salary: $60-70,000
Last Updated: 06/05/2017
Our services have been retained to recruit a SANITATION SUPERVISOR, 3rd Shift, for a 500 person, nonunion food manufacturing facility (wet processing) located in small town 30 minutes from community of 60,000 and 60-90 minutes from Louisville. Our client is one of the food industry’s best kept secrets with over $1 billion in sales, 10+ plants, profitable and growing.

Directs and manages the overall housekeeping and sanitation of food contact areas and manufacturing equipment to ensure compliance to required standards for cleanliness. Assures quality and safety while achieving established goals and objectives. Reports to the Assistant Plant Manager and will lead staff of 2-3 Leads and 10-20 hourly employees in sanitation activities throughout the plant. Overall direction, coordination and results of the sanitation program.

Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities: • 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. • Monitors CIP equipment to ensure proper operation by shift personnel. • Oversees the storage and use of cleaning chemicals within the warehouse to prevent unauthorized access or use. • Controls and minimizes overtime labor and maintenance 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. • Provides training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates. • 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

Qualification Requirements: • BS/BA degree preferred but will consider experience in lieu of education and 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food-related industry. • Associates degree in business or equivalent experience/training in Sanitation, CIP systems and chemical usage. • Working knowledge of sanitation equipment, methods and chemicals and with machinery in general.

Salary in the $65-70,000 base range (no bonus or OT) along with excellent company benefits & growth potential. This is an immediate need…please send updated resume if any interest or questions. Thanks and hope to hear from you soon!

Wade Palmer Wade Palmer & Associates, Inc. 417-889-3434 – off 417-860-5607 - cell