Our client is a manufacturer of high-quality baked goods for the foodservice and in-store bakery market. They are a Company that values team loyalty, honor, excellence, enthusiasm, and most importantly, seeking improvement every day. They challenge their team members to develop their talents, excel, and constantly contribute to the Company. They are a company that thrives on diversity, and they want people who share their values and bring passion to their job. They have a new opportunity for a Sanitation Manager at their corporate HQ located in the Southwest. They are looking for a positive, friendly person who flourishes in a high-energy environment where their contribution makes a difference.

Job Responsibilities

A Sanitation Manager enforces the policies and procedures surrounding the food safety and hygiene. This person examines all manufacturing equipment to ensure that it is assembled properly and meets all governmental standards. In instances of violations, he(she) develops a plan to correct the situation. Possessing a keen understanding of industry laws, he(she) consults with management to address compliance issues and make recommendations to improve processes. Managing vendor relationships, this professional procures and engages that services of vermin control companies. Developing training programs related to sanitation law and company best practices, this individual also delivers these initiatives to employees in one-on-one and group settings. A sanitation manager keeps detailed records of all sanitation-related activities and issues, such as inspections and violations, also noting how and when each situation was resolved.

Work Environment

Sanitation managers work within manufacturing environments and lead their team with methods, chemical use, and best equipment to complete the task. This may include factories, warehouses, farms, ranches and other places from where food products originate. While many of these locations operate 24 hours, 7 days a week, a sanitation manager typically works a standard eight-hour daytime schedule. Overtime and non-traditional hours may be required, however, under special circumstances. For instance, if a plant is preparing for a government inspection, this professional may directly supervise employees during each shift to ensure that all policies are being followed.

Educational Requirements

  • Applicants who possess a four-year degree within food science or a related field will stand head and shoulders above those that do not. As this is a management role, candidates must also have prior professional experience within the industry, preferably managing others or specific projects.

Qualities of a Successful Sanitation Manager

  • Sanitation managers are essentially project managers. As such, it is imperative that candidates be organized and able to juggle multiple responsibilities at once in order to successfully perform the duties required. A strong knowledge of food safety regulations is also important. Communication skills are also important. As a manager, this individual must effectively deliver expectations to directly reporting employee.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

For additional information, please contact Susan Canarick, (954) 428-3888 or susanc@foodscience.com