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3rd Shift Sanitation Supervisor

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Manchester, TN, US, 37355

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Sanitation Supervisor oversees/directs the sanitation department team in all areas of sanitation for production areas / machines.

Job Responsibilities

• Organize, lead and supervise sanitation employees; solves problems before they develop.
• Observe/evaluate processes and draws on experience to make independent decisions on issues relating to sanitation processes and improvements. 
• Provide assistance and guidance to sanitation employees, providing them with what they need to accomplish daily tasks and achieve goals.
• Communicate effectively and makes sound decisions.
• Evaluate employee performance.
• Administer discipline when needed.
• Assist with selection, hiring, advancement, transfer, promotion and termination decisions for the department.
• Delegate responsibilities as needed.  
• Schedule employee vacations.
• Maintain accurate records and employee files
• Motivate by example.
• Process daily employee issues and complaints.
  o Listen well and provide tactful feedback.
• Work closely with the quality control department, assisting with information gathering and follow-up.
• Assure a safe work environment.
• Ability to work overtime as needed with little or no notice.
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

• Associate’s degree or commensurate experience.
• 4 years of sanitation experience or more.
• In depth understanding of manufacturing sanitation processes. 
• Ability to make sound, independent decisions based on functional expertise and experience.  
• Ability to provide leadership, support, communication and direction to line personnel.  
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve beyond routine issues. 

Preferred Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree.
• SAP experience.
• Management or supervisory experience.

Working Conditions

• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.
• Product weight: up to 50 lbs.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga