True Leaf Farms

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Sanitation Supervisor
  2. Location: San Juan Bautista, CA & Yuma, AZ
  3. Number: 10712
  4. Post Date: 4/8/2019
Job description

Position: Sanitation Supervisor

Department: Technical Services

Reports to: Sanitation Manager

Work site: San Juan Bautista CA (April – third week of November) and Yuma Arizona (fourth week of November – March)

The Sanitation Supervisor must possess educational background and technical aptitude as it relates to food plant sanitation programs, chemical handling and Food Safety programs. A general knowledge of Food and environmental microbiological testing as well as preventative measures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Helps develop and implement strategic sanitation program, policies, plans and processes to ensure that sanitary performance meets True Leaf standards as well as supports Food Safety requirement towards regulatory compliance
  • Manages annual sanitation plan, budget forecast and performance
  • Manage sanitation Chemical supply and inventory
  • Ensure that the plant is cleaned daily and ready to start production on time
  • Maintain a safe work environment by properly implementing the IIPP (Injury Illness Prevention Programs) – Always raise safety awareness for chemical handling and equipment operation with Tag out Lock out training
  • Ensure that the company food safety guidelines are implemented daily
  • Maintain good communication with subordinates, peers and other members of management
  • Train and set safety goals for sanitation crew.
  • Participate in audits, facility inspections and coordinate pre-operational inspection with QC Management
  • Clearly communicate expectation to sanitation employees

Education and/or Experience

Two-year college degree in agriculture or science related field, or two years’ experience in vegetable planting, harvesting and/or processing.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the knowledge and skills required to work in a fast paced and challenging environment both inside and around the facility as well as receiving and cooling yard.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish required.
  • Must be able to work day and/or afternoon shifts as required by the job.
  • Knowledge of the GMP, HACCP and Environmental sanitation program is preferred
  • Experience with third party regulatory agencies such as AIB, Silliker, Primus GFS, SQF California Department of Food and Agriculture, FDA, Davis Fresh, SAI Global Audit scheme preferred.
  • Must be able to relocate to our different processing areas.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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