Sanitation Supervisor (Bilingual Preferred) in Lake Forest, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 3/3/2020

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Job Description

Sanitation Supervisor (Bilingual Preferred)


  • Schedule and supervise a crew of hourly sanitation workers to ensure plant operations meet mandatory sanitation requirements for machinery, equipment, and facility.
  • Maintains Key Performance Indicators, Work Instructions and verification of Sanitation Standard Operating procedures (SSOP’s) for all production related activities to ensure consistency and optimal productivity is maintained at all times.
  • Maintains facility and equipment in an “audit ready always” condition.
  • Proactively monitors daily operations to prevent problems that could affect food safety, product quality and productivity.
  • Understands chemical specifications and their effectiveness/proper application for different processing and packaging equipment SSOP’s, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Train sanitation and plant employees to achieve and maintain sanitation objectives.
  • Build and maintain a Master Sanitation Schedule and related documentation.
  • Meet cleaning frequencies established in the Master Sanitation Schedule.
  • Make recommendations for improvements and lead continuous improvement projects.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance Manager to troubleshoot quality issues.
  • Make recommendations on hiring, firing, discipline, and promotions.
  • Explain hazards and safety measures to employees and monitor compliance.
  • Maintain chemical inventory quantities on an ongoing basis and interact with the chemical supplier for advice on training or issues related to sanitation.
  • Participate in the development and auditing of SSOP’s.
  • Maintain the sanitation program with minimal supervision.
  • Strictly enforce safety and GMP policies and maintain superior plant cleanliness.


  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Self- motivated with a positive, can do attitude
  • Team oriented
  • Able to work independently or with others
  • Strong time management skills
  • A working knowledge of USDA, FDA, SQF and OSHA requirements.
  • Previous experience in sanitation required
  • Previous supervisor experience preferred.

Lake Forest, IL

3rd shift: Monday—Friday 10:00pm—6:30am.

(Training will be on 1st shift for 2-4 weeks)

Minimum 40 hours per week. Additional hours including weekends may be required or during peak seasons.

Permanent with Benefits (including health, dental, vision, pet ins) Wellness program, 6 holidays, 3 floating , 5 sick days