Sanitation Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
COMPENSATION: $115k - $125k
POSTED: Jun 22, 2022
Our client is a leader in the food and beverage industry, serving a large volume of high profile clients. Joining the team as the Sanitation Manager will provide the opportunity to work alongside some of the most passionate people and make a lasting impact.  Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers as well as gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.  A culture built around their values, they work hard and think fast.  They view challenges as opportunities to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before.  When they experience a misstep, they learn from it and move on together.  When they succeed, they use the momentum to go even further.  They create value with everything they do, building the foundation of today and transforming the future of tomorrow.  Join this company and help build upon their values and drive success.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$115k-$125K & Bonus Eligible

Position Overview:

The Sanitation Manager conducts the day-to-day sanitation activities for food processing operations to meet company and regulatory guidance. The person in this role will achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction, and foster a culture that drives consistent compliance with all established sanitation regulations for food and process safety. The Sanitation Manager will establish key performance indicators (KPIs) that generate tangible and actionable process improvements. Through department cross-functional communication and practice the Sanitation Manager will ensure food safety and quality are universally understood and exercised.

Responsibilities of the Sanitation Manager:

  • Manage the day-to-day implementation of sanitation protocols and safety measures to achieve productivity and quality objectives while ensuring compliance with company and regulatory agency regulations (SSOP, GMP, OSHA, BRC, etc.).
  • Ensure pre-operation processes are followed to ensure a bacteria-free equipment re-assembly.
  • Monitor the daily activities of assigned staff, providing instructions and performance feedback to ensure that productivity and quality objectives are met or exceeded.
  • Identify and resolves process and equipment problems, using available resources to maintain sanitation, productivity, and quality levels.
  • Drive process improvements by developing and implementing new ideas, KPIs, and planning for upcoming equipment maintenance or equipment changes.
  • Ensure the execution of the sanitation training program to promote smooth operations.

Qualifications of the Sanitation Manager:

  • 5 to 7 years of relevant work experience in a food-manufacturing environment with management or supervisory experience.
  • Proficient in: food processing and formulation concepts and techniques, quality assurance concepts and techniques, accounting concepts and techniques, sanitation concepts and techniques, chemical properties of sanitizers, OSHA, SSOP, MSDS, HACCP, FSIS, USDA policies and regulations, supervisory concepts and procedures, food processing equipment, budgetary concepts and procedures, food safety concepts and techniques, PC word processing/spreadsheet software.
  • Skilled and Able to: supervise and motivate employees in a team-based environment, identify problems or irregularities for early resolution, communicate and coordinate effectively with employees, internal and external customers verbally and in writing, work effectively in a general business environment with a focus on high level quality.
  • Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Engineering, or Business Administration from an accredited university. 


    • Atrium care package available upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 111083