Mastronardi Products Sanitation Manager in Livonia, Michigan

Description The Sanitation manager will provide supervision to sanitation staff, implement a master sanitation schedule, overseeing routine cleaning of equipment and facility, and control the cost of sanitation chemicals and supplies.

To perform the job successfully, the incumbent’s behavior must be consistent with the five Non-Negotiable Traits expected of all Mastronardi Produce employees: Be passionate; have absolute integrity; be self-motivated and determined; be a team player and behave as a professional.

  • Oversee implementation of sanitation program and ensure adherence to all company and regulatory policies for food-safety, health & safety and environmental programs

  • Supervise sanitation personnel: interview, hire and maintain staff, train on sanitation procedures, ensure effectiveness of cleaning, conduct evaluations and maintain a high standard of Staff performance

  • Develop and implement a Master Sanitation Schedule and then organize and coordinate cleaning activities for equipment and facility that occur daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, and annually; see that the schedule is adhered to

  • Coordinate with Packing and Facility Operations Staff to ensure that Sanitation activities are appropriately timed with Operational activities, and ensure that cleaning activities occur on time

  • Coordinate with Purchasing to ensure that costs of sanitation chemicals and supplies are kept to a minimum

  • Coordinate with staffing agencies to ensure there is an adequate number of daily staff

  • Conduct self-assessments and checks to verify effectiveness of cleaning and provide records and documentation

  • For sanitation problems and concerns, conduct all necessary follow-up to establish corrective actions and preventative measures

  • Together with Food Safety assist in developing schedules, forms, records, SOP’s and documentation to support the Food Safety Program

  • Assist with audits regarding sanitation and chemical use

  • Test efficacy of new chemicals

  • Ensure that sanitation chemicals are used and stored as required by Sanitation and Chemical Programs

  • Provide reports to management as requested

  • Must maintain confidentiality of all proprietary information, as well as other company data, including personnel information

  • Conduct other duties as assigned


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience required

  • 3-5 years of management experience required

  • Proficiency in use of English language with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally, present information and direction, and field questions from managers, employees and external contacts

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required

  • Highly proficient in computer-use skills (MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Willingness to work independently, with minimal supervision and take ownership of job

  • Willingness to work with a high degree of professionalism and personal integrity

  • Knowledge of sanitation requirements for quality assurance and food safety criteria (HACCP, FSEP, GAP, GMP),

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. Need to be creative, adaptable and able to accurately handle out-of-the-ordinary issues with a sense of urgency

  • Strong knowledge of local, state and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance to all relevant statues and guiding principles (FDA, USDA, MIOSHA, OSHA, CFIA)

Requisition Number: 16-0113

Post Date: 9/13/2016

Title: Sanitation Manager

City: Livonia

State: MI