Sanitation Manager

Burleson, United States of America

Job location: Burleson, Texas 

Salary: Starting at $80,000-$110,000 but can be higher depending on experience + 7-10.5% target bonus + $300/month car allowance

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, 401(k), 6 sick/personal days per year, 9 company paid holidays, 10 days PTO, LOTS of room for advancement/growth.

About the company: One of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry, servicing approximately 125,000+ restaurants in more than 40 countries from its 50+ locations on five continents. 

JOB SUMMARY:  Manages the day-to-day sanitation activities for food processing operations to meet objectives, achieve a high level of customer satisfaction, and comply with established regulations for food and process safety and sanitation.


  • Manages the day-to-day implementation of sanitation protocols and safety measures to achieve productivity and quality objectives and to ensure compliance with regulatory agency regulations (SSOP, GMP, OSHA, BRC, etc.).  (30%)
  • Ensures pre-operation processes are followed to ensure a bacteria-free equipment re-assembly.  (20%)
  • Monitors the daily activities of assigned staff, providing instructions and performance feedback to ensure that productivity and quality objectives are met or exceeded.  (15%)
  • Identifies and resolves process and equipment problems, using available resources to maintain sanitation, productivity and quality levels.  (15%)
  • Implements approaches to improve quality and productivity by developing new ideas, improving processes, and planning for upcoming equipment or process changes.  (10%)
  • Ensures the execution of the sanitation training program to promote smooth operations, enhance their understanding of policies and objectives, and to ensure compliance with established production policies and procedures.  (5%)
  • Performs additional tasks to support operations.  (5%)
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:


Bachelor’s degree in food science, engineering, or business administration from an accredited university.


5 to 7 years of relevant work experience in a food-manufacturing environment with management or supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Food processing and formulation concepts and techniques (J)
  • Quality assurance concepts and techniques (J)
  • Accounting concepts and techniques (J)
  • Sanitation concepts and techniques (E)
  • Chemical properties of sanitizers (E)
  • OSHA, SSOP, MSDS, HACCP, FSIS, USDA policies and regulations (J)
  • Supervisory concepts and procedures (E)
  • Food processing equipment (J)
  • Budgetary concepts and procedures (J)
  • Food safety concepts and techniques (E)
  • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (J)

Skill and ability to:

  • Supervise and motivate employees in a team-based environment
  • Identify problems or irregularities for early resolution
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Act in accordance with Values and Creed


Manages up to 3 supervisors and 30 hourly associates


  • Productivity/quality standards:  cleanliness
  • Productivity/quality standards:  energy, water, and chemical conservation
  • Productivity/quality standards:  continuous product/process improvement
  • Staffing, training, scheduling, and utilization
  • Records management
  • Inventory
  • Start-up efficiencies
  • Budget
  • Cost containment
  • Compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Vendor relations
  • Safety standards and procedures:  employees
  • Safety standards and procedures:  equipment

Sanitation Manager

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