1401-Sanitation Team Leader-Production in Lodi, CA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


CA Lodi

Job Type:

Production Sanitation

Job Posting Title:

1401-Sanitation Team Leader-Production

Job Description:


• Checks schedules for production changes, lines to be cleaned, scheduled employees

• Gives work direction to the teams on the shift

• Trains new employees on safety and tasks

• Ensures all employees are working safely using Lock out/Tag out procedures, and are wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s)

• Assists in incident Investigations (e.g. safety, foreign material and personnel)

• Fills out daily cleaning forms and master cleaning schedule.

• Performs sanitation verification tests with Adenosine Tri-Phosphate (ATP) testing equipment.

• Performs weekly clean equipment swab (CES) testing, per documented procedure;

• Uses the computer to access information and checklists

• Oversees the laundry room

• Inspects silo sifters and documents findings, once per shift

• Checks parking lots and compactor status (calls for compactor pick up as required);

• Reports to supervisor the need to order cleaning chemicals, materials

• Handles any unscheduled work, reassigns Technicians as necessary

• Helps out when Technicians pulled from regular schedule to keep on track

• Prepares scheduled Performance Evaluation Checklists on Technicians and gives to the Supervisor

• Handles sanitation problems and people issues with Supervisor’s assistance;

• Turnover with leads at both ends of the shift to discuss which tasks still need to be completed

• Performs Sanitation Tech I cleaning tasks as needed;

• Facilitates building strong teams and a work ethic of helping each other out

• Performs other assigned duties as required

SAFETY AND QUALITY: • Follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and all other food safety requirements • Ensures Technicians are wearing all required PPE’s and following proper safety procedures. • Reports any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices/conditions to the Supervisor • Be able to safely lift items up to 50lbs – belts, machine parts – ask for help for lifting heavier items • Makes sure employees are using Lock-Out Tag-Out procedures to ensure machinery is safe to work on • Monitors that chemicals are being used in a safe and correct manner  • Recommends changes to improve sanitation standards • May be certified to use the motorized Pallet Jack, Scissor Lift, Fork Lift • Must be certified in Lock-out Tag-out and chemical handling • Knows how to safely operate the lines and machines being cleaned, as required for sanitation. WORK ENVIRONMENT: • May be assigned to work in extremely cold or hot conditions • Most positions are located in areas with loud noise and will require the employee to wear protective ear plugs • Other conditions include flour dust, wet floors, occasional smoke and fumes from cleaning chemicals (ammonia) • Main activities will be constant standing, walking, lifting, squatting, crawling, climbing and occasional sitting. • May be assigned to work from ladders or elevated equipment

SCOPE: • These positions have supervisory functions and back up the Supervisor position • Daily interaction with other Team Leaders and Supervisor • Evaluates Technician performance and gives input to the Supervisor • Gives work direction to Sanitation teams of 12-20 Technicians, per shift

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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