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Sanitation Supervisor

Modesto Facility, 555 Mariposa Road, Modesto, California, United States of America Req #1171
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

SunOpta Overview:

SunOpta Inc. is a leader in the plant-based foods and beverages, fruit-based foods and beverages, and organic ingredient sourcing industries. SunOpta is focused on sustainability and specializes in the sourcing, processing, and packaging of organic, conventional, non-GMO food products.

SunOpta is looking for talented individuals that demonstrate our most valued behaviors: Passion, Dedication, Speed, Entrepreneurship, Customer-Centricity, and Problem-Solver, to help create a brighter, healthier, and sustainable future of food!

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing Sanitation support to the leadership team and employees at the site - including cleaning and inspections machinery and facilities, plus record keeping.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of sanitation program.
  • Leads and trains on pre-operational inspections of equipment.
  • Directs employee sanitation activities and establishes priorities for cleaning in keeping with effective operation and cleaning schedule.
  • Ensures cleaning records accurately reflect which equipment/surfaces were cleaned, correct chemicals were used, and forms are initialed by cleaner.
  • Ensure safe handling of chemicals and use of approved chemicals, including obtaining SDS.
  • Identify challenges and concerns in order to communicate/ take corrective actions.
  • Ensures effective employee relations, coaching and development.
  • Manages master sanitation schedule and provides regular progress reports to managers.
  • Works across all shifts for repeatable CIPS's conducted as per SSOP.
  • Works across all shifts for repeatable CIP’s conducted as per SSOP.
  • Works with the Outside Chemical Company Representative to troubleshoot Sanitations issues and drive cost savings.
  • Ensure that all equipment and environmental surfaces are cleaned per SSOP.
  • Ensures safety procedures, tools and record keeping are effectively managed.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning equipment and cleaning supplies.
  • Lead the facility through CIP validations.
  • Assist with investigations, troubleshooting, and program review related to incident management.
  • All other duties, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Sanitation Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 3+ years of related experience and/or training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing environment experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, as well as proven ability to assign and verify task completion.

Additional Considerations:

  • Location: This position will be at the SunOpta Plant in Modesto, CA.
  • Shift: This will be a day shift position M-F, 8-5; some weekend availability may be necessary.
  • Physical Considerations: Employee must be able to stand for long hours.
  • Work Environment: Over 50% of work is completed in the manufacturing environment.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.



Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Supervisor
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $70,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $85,000.00
  • Required Education High School
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  • Modesto Facility, 555 Mariposa Road, Modesto, California, United States of America