Sanitation Manager

Location: Salem, MA


The Sanitation Manager manages all plant units responsible for monitoring and ensuring proper sanitation throughout the facility and meets all regulatory requirements. Also recommends improvements in manufacturing methods and sanitation practices to management.  In addition to developing and implementing short-term and mid-term business plans for department, and assists in the development of the strategic plan for the plant and meets all regulatory requirements. **will offer full relocation for this professional** 


  • The Sanitation Manager will plan, manage and direct plant sanitation procedures, programs and regulatory requirements, ensuring all plant equipment is clean and safe for production.  Ensures compliance with all standard operating procedures.
  • Develops, implements and communicates short-term and mid-term (1 - 2 years) business plans for the operations, ensuring associates understand the link to the plant’s, division’s and the corporation’s business plans and understand their role in accomplishing these plans.
  • Assists in establishing the longer-term strategic plans for the plant.
  • Develops operating policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Oversees the tailoring and documenting of plant procedures related to approved cleaning chemicals and cleaning schedules.
  • Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth.
  • Communicates performance standards to associates, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems. Ensures all associates have the resources and capabilities to effectively accomplish their responsibilities.


  • HS diploma required but a BA/BS degree in Business, Supply Chain Operations, Food Science, Engineering or related field is preferred 
  • 5 years supervisory experience in a food-processing, pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing organization, preferably using computerized manufacturing equipment
  • Bilingual in Spanish  
  • Working knowledge of  FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP
  • Demonstrated understanding of production scheduling and other production variables such as run-rates, processing times, change-over times, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well as plan, monitor and schedule work

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The Judge Group
Full time
Salary Range
$100,000.00 - 147,000.00
per Year
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Salem, MA 01971, US
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