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Sanitation Superintendent

Division/Department : Sanitation

Location: Marshalltown

Job title: Sanitation Superintendent

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Position Overview: We are seeking a highly experienced and dedicated individual to join our organization as a Sanitation Operation Superintendent. As the Sanitation Operation Superintendent, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the sanitation operations at our facility. You will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with sanitation regulations, implementing efficient sanitation practices, and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sanitation management, excellent leadership skills, and a deep understanding of industry best practices. Superintendents work closely with the Assistant Site Manager and Site Manager in achieving objectives.


  1. Sanitation Operations Management:

  2. Develop and implement comprehensive sanitation protocols, procedures, and guidelines to maintain cleanliness and hygiene throughout the facility.

  3. Oversee and manage daily sanitation activities, including cleaning, disinfection, waste management, and pest control, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  4. Conduct regular inspections and audits to assess sanitation conditions, identify areas for improvement, and take necessary corrective actions.

  5. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as production and quality assurance, to develop and implement effective sanitation schedules that minimize disruptions to operations.

  6. Maintain an inventory of sanitation supplies, equipment, and chemicals, ensuring their availability and proper storage.

  7. Provide leadership and guidance to the sanitation staff, including training, performance evaluation, and coaching, to ensure a high level of performance and adherence to sanitation protocols.

  8. Regulatory Compliance:

  9. Stay up to date with local, state, and federal sanitation regulations and guidelines, ensuring compliance with all applicable standards.

  10. Develop and maintain accurate documentation and records related to sanitation operations, including cleaning schedules, inspection reports, training records, and regulatory compliance documents.

  11. Coordinate and assist in facilitating inspections and audits by regulatory agencies, addressing any findings or recommendations in a timely manner.

  12. Quality Control and Continuous Improvement:

  13. Implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure sanitation processes meet established standards and comply with quality assurance requirements.

  14. Collaborate with the quality assurance team to address any sanitation-related issues that may impact product quality and safety.

  15. Continuously evaluate sanitation operations and identify opportunities for improvement in efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability.

  16. Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in sanitation management, and recommend relevant improvements or upgrades.

  17. Health and Safety:

  18. Promote and enforce a culture of safety by ensuring adherence to safety guidelines, policies, and procedures.

  19. Collaborate with the health and safety team to identify and address any sanitation-related hazards or risks.

  20. Investigate and report any accidents, incidents, or near misses related to sanitation operations, and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Additional relevant education or certifications are a plus.

  • Proven experience in sanitation management, preferably in a manufacturing or food processing environment.

  • Strong knowledge of sanitation regulations, including those specific to the industry.

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and guide a team effectively.

  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with sanitation management software and MS Office applications.

  • Certifications in sanitation management or related fields are highly desirable.

Posting Date: 04/02/2024 Closing Date: 04/12/2024

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JBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer