Elmer Chocolate
  • 28-Oct-2020 to 27-Dec-2020 (CST)
  • Hammond, LA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Sanitation Supervisor - Day Shift

Elmer Chocolate of Ponchatoula, LA is seeking a highly motivated Sanitation Supervisor to work in our state of the art manufacturing plant. The Sanitation Supervisor is responsible for leading and developing a team of 8-10 Housekeeping/Sanitation Associates cleaning the production, packaging, breakrooms, and administrative offices. This position offers a competitive wage with weekly pay. We also offer medical benefits, paid vacation, a 401k plan, and uniforms. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!

ABOUT ELMER CHOCOLATE Since 1855, Elmer Chocolate has been a leading candy and snack manufacturer in the Gulf South.  Originally known for Heavenly Hash® and Gold Brick®, today the family-owned business is recognized as the second largest heart box chocolates manufacturer in the USA.

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Sanitation Supervisor
(Day Shift 7:00 AM to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday)

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day cleaning of production and packaging areas, bathrooms, breakrooms and administrative offices by Housekeeping/Sanitation team and ensure quality and completion of assigned tasks.
  • Assures strict enforcement of all FDA, GMP, sanitation and safety regulations.
  • Supervise a crew of hourly sanitation workers to ensure sanitation requirements for machinery and facility are met.
  • Develop and maintain a Master Sanitation Schedule, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, and related documentation.
  • Maintain the sanitation program with minimal supervision.
  • Mentors, coaches and trains/cross-trains employees to encourage learning and growing; provides positive feedback concerning strengths and areas of improvement.
  • Coordinates with external vendors as required for maintenance of equipment or pickups.
  • Assists in performing regular housekeeping, SQF and regulatory audits.
  • Make recommendations for improvements and lead continuous improvement projects.
  • Manages and administers time and attendance, performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions on a fair and consistent basis.
  • Ensures Housekeeping Associates complete assigned tasks
  • Interpret and enforce company policy, procedures and regulations and monitor compliance.
  • Interprets and enforces GMP's and safety regulations.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 18 years or older.
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Leadership skills, positive attitude and common sense.
  • Intermediate computer skills Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills and relationship building skills in person and writing.
  • Experience with industrial production lines including industrial control systems (HMI).
  • Mathematical aptitude.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Initiative and ownership.
  • Dependability and reliability.
  • Team player.
  • Available to work overtime and weekends.
  • Pass drug test.

What Elmer Chocolate Offers:

  • Competitive wage
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Climate controlled environment
  • Full time

Elmer Chocolate is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status.

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