Newport/ Sanitation Supervisor

 

Under the direction of the Food Safety/Quality Assurance manager, this position supervises and coordinates activities of sanitation technicians engaged in conducting sanitation activities involved with bi-weekly cleaning functions, Master Cleaning Schedule tasks, and changeovers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance to Shearer’s safety policies and procedures including LOTO, proper PPE, and chemical safety
  • Support continuous improvement objectives to improve safety, quality, and throughput processes
  • Provides direction, expertise, work execution decisions and compliance reviews for all sanitation work
  • Confers with management and production personnel on sanitation issues and recommends changes in equipment, plant layout, lighting, ventilation, water supply, or work practices
  • Compiles reports regarding regular inspections, sanitation violations, and steps take to resolve deficiencies.
  • Liasion for all pest control issues relating to internal reports and/or service reports provided by the third party pest control provider
  • Supports, coaches, mentors and develops team members
  • Utilize problem solving tools such as 5Ys and the Fishbone diagram
  • Review of all spending in alignment with stated budget

Essential Requirements

  • Four year degree in a related technical field such as engineering, or the equivalent in experience.
  • Two years of experience in sanitation management or supervision, preferably in the food processing industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Effective mechanical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage hourly sanitation techs in executing complex, projects, and improvements.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule.