Sanitation Supervisor

Company: Prima Wawona

Location: Sanger, CA

Date Posted: June 10, 2022

Application Deadline: July 10, 2022

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: $65k-$75k

Sanitation Supervisor

About the Position

The Sanitation Manager is responsible for the effective cleaning and maintaining of the entire processing, packaging, and warehouse areas to ensure the plants are kept in a clean and healthy condition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures compliance with all company and regulatory product quality standards, sanitation standards, food safety standards, employee safety, and environmental standards.

  • Creates a work environment that reflects a commitment to protecting the health and safety of employees, food safety, and quality of products.

  • Enforces GMP’s and implements HACCP processes and procedures.

  • Maintains the inventory of sanitation chemicals and supplies.

  • Trains staff on proper usage of sanitation chemicals.

  • Prepares reports regarding inspections, sanitation violations, and corrective actions taken.

  • Works closely with management and production personnel on sanitation problems.

  • Ensures that the plant is cleaned daily and ready to start production on time.

  • Recommends changes to improve sanitation policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Monitors completed sanitation tasks and cleanliness of plant.

  • Ensures safety awareness for chemical handling and equipment operation with Tag-out Lockout training

  • Coordinates with maintenance or others as appropriate to solve sanitation-related problems.

  • Investigates all issues and applies corrective actions as needed.

  • Participates in audits, and facility inspections and coordinates pre-operational inspection with Refrigeration Management. 

  • Hires, trains, coaches, schedules, disciplines, evaluates, and supervises all technicians and other personnel within a team environment daily.

  • Creates and maintains a positive working environment to promote employee morale and productivity.

  • Conducts employee investigations and mediates employee issues and complaints.

  • Focuses on Continuous Improvement. Looks for ways to improve current processes and procedures, reduce cost and increase efficiency. 

  • Evaluates practices, procedures, equipment, and facility to detect and report any unsafe conditions that require immediate corrective action to ensure a safe working environment for all employees.

  • Assists in accident investigations to discover root causes.


  • Bilingual in English and Spanish


  • Experience with third-party regulatory agencies such as AIB, Silliker, Primus GFS, SQF California Department of Food and Agriculture, FDA, Davis Fresh, SAI Global Audit scheme preferred.

  • Knowledge of the GMP, HACCP, and Environmental sanitation program is preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of handling various chemicals used in the sanitation process

  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software

  • Must be able to work in a climate that varies in temperature including working outdoors in all weather conditions.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Science related field
  • High School Diploma or GED with experience 
  • 7 years of sanitation experience in a food manufacturing environment, 
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience and other training or certification may be substituted for education."

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