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Updated: Jan 28

Sanitation & Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Hanover, PA

Industry: Agriculture / Food Manufacturer



Oversee and supervise the plant sanitation programs to ensure proper sanitation of all food processing equipment and areas in accordance with government regulatory agencies and Company standards. Supervises the movement, installation, repair of machines and plant equipment on the third shift.


  • Familiarity with food processing and packaging equipment

  • Knowledge of chemicals and compounds

  • Familiar with and basic understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical professing, packaging, and material handling equipment

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written form

  • Supervisory experience


  • ·Previous experience working in a food processing facility, preferably in maintenance and/or sanitation)


Supervises and is responsible for all activities of the sanitation (clean up) crew, including the sanitizing of processing equipment, general housekeeping, disposal of waste materials and cleanup of the grounds outside the plant.

  1. Supervises the repair of all production equipment as required.

  2. Provides line maintenance support to Production and Labeling

  3. Ensures that all plant support areas are cleaned on a scheduled basis

- Correcting unsafe conditions

- Preventing lingering unsafe and unhealthful workplace conditions or hazards

- Investigating workplace accidents

5. Responsible for ensuring the following safety requirements are met:

- Conducting safety orientation and safety training of employees

- Enforcing safe work practices

- Correcting unsafe conditions

- Preventing lingering unsafe and unhealthful workplace conditions or hazards

- Investigating workplace accidents

  1. Informs Quality Assurance management of any insect and/or rodent problems.

  2. Responsible for the implementation of food safety, legality and quality policies and procedures within the scope of the job responsibilities such as but not limited to: GMP’s, HACCP, food safety, product quality, food security, government guidelines and requirements, pre-requisite programs, quality systems, etc.

  3. Maintains an inventory of cleaning supplies within budgetary parameters.Works closely with and cooperates with all recommendations concerning sanitation made by USDA and Quality Assurance personnel in accordance with Company procedures.

  4. Reports any unusual conditions to the Maintenance Manager or Production Manager – whether it be related to mechanical, personnel or sanitary conditions.

  5. Coordinates the sanitation of specialized production lines to meet regulatory mandates.

  6. Through sanitation procedures and inspections, provides safety and hygiene recommendations to the Personnel Department in order to keep the Plant and equipment in safe operating condition.

  7. Identifies sources of energy loss along with recommendations for realizing energy savings and reports information to the Maintenance Manager.

  8. Recommends and when necessary, administers discipline on an equitable basis to personnel who fail to meet standards or who violate Company rules and regulations.

  9. Supervise the placement and orientation of new personnel and coordinate the efficient handling of matters regarding personnel including promotions, transfers, wage increases, etc. Appraises subordinates at least annually.

  10. Reports promptly, investigates, and attempts to resolve grievances in conjunction with the Personnel Department.

  11. Reviews and submits weekly time and attendance information to Plant Personnel in accordance with Payroll procedures.

  12. Assists and/or assigns a Lead person to accompany USDA inspection prior to each production day’s startup.

  13. Maintains a Sanitation Manual to include all current cleaning procedures and a copy of each Supplier’s label for each chemical used.

  14. Adheres to universal responsibilities of a management position

Interested in this opportunity? Email your resume to and we will have further discussion.

Continue to be safe and have a very positive day!

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