Sanitation Manager

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The Sanitation Manager is responsible for management of sanitation operations and staff ensuring appropriate sanitation standards are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all facility sanitation functions.  Oversees daily workloads and work with supervisors to continuously improve employee productivity and efficiency.
  • Is responsible for instruction/training of chemical use, safety procedures and equipment use.
  • Trains, supervises and moticates sanitation supervisors and workers.
  • Monitors pest control activity.
  • Reviews and develops sanitation plans, procedures and training as necessary.
  • Is responsible for documentation and follow-up of plant sanitation schedules.
  • Maintains cleaning schedules.  Maintains supply usage and quantity logs.
  • Is responsible for purchasing and maintaining all chemicals, sanitation supplies, and first aid supplies.
  • Is responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP and SQF requirements.
  • Is responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to your manager.
  • Is responsible for partnering with others; Sharing knowledge, skills and information within your team and across functional areas.
  • Is responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.


  • Five plus years experience in sanitation management.
  • Prefer experience in a food processing environment, with dry sanitation.
  • Knowledge of sanitation chemicals required.
  • College completion or coursework preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Pest Control certification preferred.


Job Specific Requirements:

In the event that the Sanitation Manager is absent, the Department Manager is responsible for providing an equally qualified person to cover this position.