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Production/Sanitation Supervisor - 3rd Shift

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Job ID 290695 Date posted 04/22/2024 Location : Mason City, Iowa Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Salaried Full Time

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 Production/Sanitation Supervisor 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.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience
  • Minimum one year of experience with email, spreadsheet, word processing and other software applications (Microsoft Office)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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
  • One year of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge in Kronos, SAP

Additional Job Information

  • Hiring efforts will focus in Mason, IA and surroundings, however, relocation assistance is provided for this position.
  • Shift: Mon-Fri / 11pm to 7am. Ocassional Saturdays.
  • Sign in bonus of $3,000.00.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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