Sanitation Supervisor

Your Opportunity

The Sanitation Supervisor has the responsibility of ensuring that sanitation activities at the plant are executed per the SSOPs, that corrective actions are taken as needed to address sanitation deficiencies and that proactive actions are taken to prevent sanitation issues - thus ensuring USDA regulatory compliance and the production of safe and wholesome meat products.

Core Responsibilities

Sanitation System Compliance

  • Accountable for verifying that all Sanitation activities are of sound design, are performed as intended, and are properly documented – thus ensuring the facility is being cleaned properly and has the ongoing performance evaluations required to prove they have produced safe and wholesome products that also meet the company’s sales and marketing goals.
  • Makes defendable decisions to ensure regulatory and company objective compliance, without resulting in unjustified decreases in operational productivity or efficiency.  
  • Ensures low incidence of pre op NRs, shelf life failures, and microbial swabbing failures while scoring well on internal and external sanitation audits.
  • Conducts regular meetings with plant management to discuss sanitation findings.

Sanitation Program Maintenance

  • Measures equipment cleaning and facility sanitation performance at pre-op via inspection.
  • Works closely with the suppliers to ensure sanitation chemical supplies are continuously available.  

Employee Training

  • Conducts pre-op inspection training with plant staff members prior to their first pre op inspection.
  • Provides feedback to Plant Management on the performance of pre op inspection staff so that corrections can be made when necessary.
  • Develops and fosters a strong working relationship with plant management.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a regionally accredited four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience in the food industry, preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of sanitation science.
  • Knowledge of FSIS, HACCP, and SSOP requirements.
  • Ability to uphold regulatory, company and customer standards.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel and Word.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to travel 10% of the time.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and color vision.
  • Frequently required to stand, use hands to handle or feel, and talk or hear. Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and guidance to employees in the Sanitation Department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.

Career Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.
 

Why Work at Smithfield Foods? 

We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. 

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PEOPLE MATTER

With more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.

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GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Working at Smithfield isn't just a job – it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.

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BENEFITS

Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.

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SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies.

We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030.

We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others.

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EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.
Location:
North las vegas, NV
Type:
Full-Time
Shift:
3rd Shift
Department:
Corp Affairs/Environmental
Portal:
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