Sanitation Supervisor (3rd shift) (273204)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
West Columbia, SC
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Sanitation Supervisor (3rd shitf) is responsible for effectively implementing the cleaning and sanitization of processing equipment, utensils and the entire plant environment. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and execution of the sanitation program. You will strive for continuous improvement by analyzing sanitation performance metrics, determining root causes and implementing effective corrective actions to meet safety and product quality standards.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee the cleaning and sanitization of equipment, surfaces, utensils and plant environment by providing direction, motivation and technical support to all sanitation employees to ensure sanitation process is completed effectively and on time.
  • Plan, effectively engage, communicate and provide direction on all sanitation related activities in all quality, safety, health, employee relations, operations and maintenance programs.
  • Run the master sanitation schedule by establishing priorities, scheduling, assigning work and communicating with sanitation staff and key stakeholders frequently and regularly to ensure tasks are completed effectively and on time.
  • Assist in the development and execution of training and certifications to meet all job requirements and ensure employee compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.
  • Measure and analyze sanitation performance metrics and lead a weekly cross functional sanitation meeting to review findings and assign investigation and corrective action responsibilities to drive continuous improvement.
  • Update the sanitation standard operating procedures and verify compliance by front line employees.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Experience with email, spreadsheet, word processing and other software applications.

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of supervisory experience

  • Knowledge of industry related quality systems and inspection programs, cleaning systems and chemicals

  • Knowledge of the sanitation process, cleaning chemistry, chemical storage, handling and dispensing systems and sanitary design principles

Short Description

This position will provide relocation

Benefit package includes: Paid time off; paid holidays; medical, vision and dental coverage; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; disability insurance; retirement savings; employee and family assistance program (EAP). Learn more at:


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet



United States