Sanitation Supervisor

Chicago, IL

Posted: 01/11/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 3.23JF Pay Rate: 75,000 - 83,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sanitation Supervisor

This is a great career opportunity for someone who has the passion and drive to build a world class culture of Member involvement, ownership, continuous learning, product superiority, and continuous improvement with our Sanitation team.  The Sanitation Supervisor will leverage their expertise and experiences in the areas of leadership, sanitation, continuous improvement, project management, and building people to develop strategies and tactics that will help the organization accomplish its goal of becoming the Best Company in the World.  You lead a highly motivated Sanitation team to achieve greatness and will act as a role model and educator of the company’s way; thus facilitating this as “a way of life” within the Packaging Company.



  • Be a culture advocate
    • Exemplify and promote a positive company culture and the company way daily
    • Promote and instill a culture of personal learning, educational, and professional development
  • Continuous Improvement is key
    • Drive continuous improvement efforts that will facilitate the creation of “safety as a way of life” to lead us toward our goal of 0 injury frequency rate (IFR) every month
    • Participate in innovation and continuous improvement initiatives, with the assistance of the team members, with these areas (Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Customer Service)
    • Create and sustain a continuous improvement environment that ensures Member engagement, ownership and implementation of programs, ideas, and guidelines
  • Take care of your people
    • Foster Member engagement through great communication, promoting a team environment, and conflict resolution
    • Lead the hiring and development processes within the department to ensure a high level of Member engagement and job satisfaction
    • Own the process and improvement as it relates to Member performance issues, annual reviews, and Member development
  • Drive Results
    • Assess trends within results in the areas of Safety, Food Safety, Quality, Customer Service
    • Lead efforts to identify and implement metrics of success as it relates to our sanitation practices to ensure that equipment and the facility are ready to go for production every day
    • Lead sanitary design efforts for the facility on both new and existing equipment, as well as act as an educator of these principles to the rest of the facility
    • Lead programs around the facility including master sanitation schedule, pest control program, environmental swab compliance, and pre-operational swab compliance
    • Ensure compliance with USDA standards

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at

JO:  3.22JF

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a leadership position with proven ability in developing Members to greater levels of responsibility
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in food manufacturing preferred
  • Knowledge of SDS and OSHA chemical usage and storage standards preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Skills & Competencies:

  • Demonstrated communication and listening skills
  • Commitment to personal growth as well as the proven ability to develop those around you to higher levels of responsibility
  • Ability to lead by example and involve others in the decision-making process
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting priorities
  • Proven ability to “widen the circle of engagement” and ownership
  • Proven ability to innovate
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively evaluate and manage risk
  • Demonstrated drive to achieve results
  • Proven ability to motivate others and affect change
  • Proven track record of project management success
  • Learning agility and adaptability

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at

JO:  3.23JF

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