22 days old

Sanitation Supervisor

Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Position Purpose:

The Sanitation Supervisor is responsible for leading the team that provides general housekeeping for the offices and the manufacturing plant. This leader is responsible for creating an inclusive team of engaged employees that performs. A high performer in this position will identify problems or bottlenecks in sanitation processes and resolve issues; ensure resources (including materials, equipment, and human resources) are available to maintain a clean and safe environment; support continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost, and customer service. The role also examines opportunities to reduce the environmental footprint of the operation.

Principal Accountabilities:

60% - Leadership:

Ensure effective and efficient operations with a culture of continuous improvement in the area of general housekeeping. Maintain practices that support the food safety program in the facility. Measure and monitor performance of team. Lead improvement efforts including but not limited to measuring and reducing chemical use or environmental impact of the location. Create an environment where all are expected to be active members of the team involved in the business. Recognize and celebrate successes. Challenge people to be better than they thought possible. Create opportunities for growth and development. Train employees. Provide feedback and coach employees.

30% - Safety:

Champion safety processes, ergonomic efforts and creating an environment where all team members hold each other accountable for keeping their co-workers safe. Actively work to prevent/eliminate hazards that cause injury or illness.

10% - Other duties as assigned:

Manages local relationships with vendors that handle waste management and cleaning chemicals used in the operation.


High School Diploma w/ 5 years of relevant experience
Flexible, able to provide periodic support on nights, holidays and weekends as required.
Able to navigate safely in an industrial environment (e.g., ladders, stairs, stationary and moving industrial equipment)
Working experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Able and willing to travel less than 5%

Abilities / Success Factors

Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Demonstrated skills managing change, team building, conflict resolution
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written


Cargills safety programs
Associate Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math
Food Safety, Quality or Production experience in a food manufacturing environment
Basic knowledge of HACCP, GMPs and FSSC 22000
Knowledge of safe practices when handling and disposing of chemicals
Structured Continuous Improvement Experience: Stable Ops, Lean, Six Sigma, etc.
Bilingual: Fluent in English & Spanish

Posted: 2019-11-21 Expires: 2019-12-20
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