Sanitation Manager - Smyrna, TN

Ameri-Kleen - Smyrna, TN3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $42,000 a year
Looking for a career in food safety? Want to put your management experience to practice? Sanitation Specialist is looking for an experienced Sanitation Manager to oversee our sanitation operations in Smyrna, TN. We are a employee oriented company that sanitizes food processing facilities from coast to coast. We are growing fast and looking for great people to join our team!

This position is directly responsible for assuring the effectiveness of our sanitation process to ensure we deliver quality service to our clients. You are expected to execute in a safe, sanitary, timely, consistent and cost effective manner, creating an accountable culture and motivating with positive hands on leadership and coaching.

Provide excellent customer service
Attend customer meetings and act as a liaison between customer and VP of operations.
Supervise and coordinate all sanitation activities with assigned Supervisors
Schedule, train, coach, counsel all assigned superviory staff
Conduct staff performance reviews
Motivate, encourage and discipline staff to reach their maximum potential
Responsible for sanitation metrics, standards, budget
Coordinate sanitation activities with production, maintenance, and quality control management
Adhere to developed cleaning methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve sanitation efficiency
Ensure documentation completion, review and compile assuring audit readiness at all times
Follow Lock Out/Tag Out and HAZCOM programs
Follow equipment ATP testing, data interpretation and corrective action as needed
Oversee the chemistry and resource management at assigned locations
Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the our best practices, policies, procedures and applicable laws
Lead by example, modeling team readiness and dependability
Follow and assist in the review of the Good Manufacturing Practices GMP, Safe Quality Food standards SQF, Personal Protective Equipment PPE, and enforcement as well of all established Safety rules and practices

Essential Physical Requirements:
Able to do repetitive work
Able to lift up to 60lbs
Able to work in a high-paced and hot/ cold environment
Able to withstand strong odors from the foods being processed
Requires frequent bending/stooping and reaching

Other Skills, Education & Specialized Knowledge:
Minimum 4 years' experience as a Sanitation Manager/Supervisor in a food manufacturing preferred environment
Understanding of GMP's, SQF, BRC, HACCP, Sanitation, practices/auditing, quality programs, preventative maintenance programs
Possess an understanding of industrial sanitation theory, CIP, and chemistry verification techniques
Demonstrated ability in carrying out verification and validation of specialized cleaning procedures
Understand and comply with government regulations relating to OSHA, FDA and EPA
Able to follow written or verbal instructions, communicate clearly as well as demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Able to communicate protocols in English and Spanish

Ameri-Kleen and its subsidiary Sanitation Specialists are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!