Agropur, Inc.
  • Quality
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is looking for a Sanitation Supervisor.


Job Summary:

The Sanitation Supervisor is responsible for the effective cleaning and maintaining of the entire processing, packaging, and warehouse areas to ensure the plants are kept in a clean and healthy condition.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all company and regulatory product quality standards, sanitation standards, food safety standards, employee safety and environmental standards.
  • Create a work environment that reflects a commitment to protecting the health and safety of employees, food safety and quality of products.
  • Enforce GMP's and implements HACCP processes and procedures.
  • Maintain inventory of sanitation chemicals and supplies.
  • Supervise, train, coach all sanitation associates on the assigned shift. Assist with sanitation activities as necessary.
  • Train staff on proper usage of sanitation chemicals.
  • Communicate with production in conjunction with the production schedule to ensure that all necessary areas are properly cleaned in a timely manner and according to SSOP procedures.
  • Develop and modify as necessary written SSOP procedures.
  • Work closely with management and production personnel on sanitation problems.
  • Recommend changes to improve sanitation policies, procedures and standards.
  • Monitor completed sanitation tasks and cleanliness of plant.
  • Ensure a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Coordinate with maintenance, production or others as appropriate to solve sanitation-related problems.
  • Investigate all issues and apply corrective actions as needed.
  •  All other duties as assigned.        



  • High school Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • 5 years of sanitation experience in a food manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred. 
  • Knowledge of various chemicals used in the sanitation process.
  • Experience handling sanitation chemicals.
  • Excellent math skills including knowledge of liquid measures.


Competencies Needed:

  • Must be able to work in climate that varies in temperature including working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to supervise employees and lead by example.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Integrity and Trust: is widely trusted, seen as direct, truthful and can present the truth in an appropriate and helpful manner, keeps confidences, admits mistakes, does not misrepresent self for personal gain.
  • Decision Quality: makes good decisions based on analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment; most solutions are correct and accurate when judged over time.
  • Functional/Technical skills: has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Customer Focus: is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; act. with customers in mind
  • Attention to detail, quality and cleanliness are critical competencies for this position.
  • Time management: uses time effectively and efficiently.


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