Sanitation Supervisor

Job Location: 
Scranton, PA

Are you looking for a SANITATION growth opportunity in the FOOD industry in the Greater Scranton, PA area? Do you have at least 3 years of experience in food manufacturing sanitation processes?  Do you have strong Spanish speaking skills?

If you would like to grow your career and be part of a successful team, then you could be what our client, a leader in their industry, is looking for in their next SANITATION SUPERVISOR opportunity!

This is an excellent DIRECT HIRE opportunity with a growing company that offers a new facility, a competitive compensation package, full benefits, overtime, paid holidays, short & long term disability, FSA account, and 401K with company match, and PTO!  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:

The Sanitation Supervisor assures compliance to the proper regulatory, customer and GMP's requirements. The Supervisor assures that the work groups meet the company’s safety, quality, food safety, customer service, and cost commitments. The position will be responsible for people and team development to ensure continuous improvement while delivering a clean and sanitary work place.


Manages sanitation department and provide input into plant-wide safety, food safety, and personnel practices.
Manages Sanitation and Pest Control Programs at client.
Develop sanitation and pest control procedures and policies in accord with regulatory and client’s quality systems requirements.
Provides training to sanitation and operations staff on proper cleaning techniques and client’s sanitation procedures.
Develops, implements, monitors, and reviews (as needed) client’s Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS).
Manages the proper assignment of day-to-day activities of direct reports.
Assures that internal (daily, weekly, quarterly) and external inspections are conducted and proper corrective action is taken, as needed.
Reviews and properly maintains sanitation and pest control records.
Analyzes sanitation and pest control data in order to identify trends and continuous improvement opportunities.
Develops a partnership with quality, operations, and maintenance in order to meet company’s objectives.
Maintains a systematic procedure for all actions necessary to ensure that the facility is free from conditions that may cause product contamination or adulteration.
Responsible for managing staff, recruiting, hiring, disciplinary documentation, termination, and payroll. Responsible for the continuous development of the staff.
Maintains exceptional level of sanitation in the plant.
Enforces all company policies and procedures.
Monitors performance of departmental budget and quarterly projections.
Provides leadership and motivation in order to foster and maintain cohesiveness and teamwork among associates in the department.
Prepares reports/documentation relative to sanitation operations, as required.
Review and verify that all assignments are completed and posted on MSS.
Manages the sanitation and pest control inventory of chemicals and tools.
Researches for new technology and supplier of sanitation and pest control materials.
Supports the development of KPIs and monthly reports.
At the direction of senior management, assist in other technical duties necessary to optimize current sanitation processes.
Supports the recovery program team and assures readiness via mock recall program.
Supports the development and management of department budget. Assures that department meets budget goals.
Responsible for contracting and managing outside services, as needed.


Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology Microbiology or a degree in a related field from a four year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certifications with HACCP, GMPs, USDA, FDA; preferred



Previous experience in a manufacturing facility required, Food Production preferred.
Fluent in English and Spanish; strongly preferred
5 years of sanitation and minimum 3 years in the food industry.
Ability to write SOP's and train employees on new processes and procedures.
Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals and effectively present information to peers, senior management, manufacturing employees, and customers.
Must have intermediate knowledge of Quality Systems and a State Pesticide Applicator Certificate is desirable.


Recruiter Name: 
Jon Richio
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 222
Manufacturing & Engineering

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