Team Lead Sanitation in Lancaster, PA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


PA Lancaster

Job Type:

Production Sanitation

Job Posting Title:

Team Lead Sanitation

Job Description:


  • Provide shift-focused supervision to the sanitation associates
  • Communicate routinely with associates to assure that all understand the day's sanitation schedule, key issues, and challenges
  • Manage all cleaning and basic repair activities in accordance with the standards, regulations and laws governing food safety, food quality and environmental safety regulations and monitors and accurately documents all work done
  • Develops and monitors a cleaning routine plan for daily, weekly and monthly sanitation (Master Cleaning Schedule) in all parts of the plant
  • Develops and implements all sanitation related procedures and audits to make sure procedures are followed
  • Ensures compliance with cleaning routine plan by utilizing routine observation, monthly walk-through inspections and reporting and distribution and tracking of open and closed sanitation work orders
  • Ensures that all standards for food safety and food quality are met and exceeded
  • Supervises testing activities such as daily moisture analysis of products, monthly microbiological sampling and routine Listeria monitoring program schedule and partners with QA Manager in conducting, analyzing and improving end results
  • Keeps work environment clean, safe and positive
  • Identifies problems or bottlenecks in sanitation processes and resolves issues
  • Assure the implementation of all identified food quality and food safety standards, laws, good manufacturing practices, training and continuous improvement
  • Identify and document the skills, performance opportunities, learning needs, time and attendance of each sanitation associate and teaches routinely
  • Assure all sanitation associates are consistently trained in all required standards and expectations, including temporary employees
  • Keep work environment clean, safe and positive
  • Manage sanitation performance against plant goals in safety, quality, TPS, cost, customer service and culture
  • Manage and supervise all OSHA compliance training for sanitation employees, including temporary employees
  • Work with the management team to develop safe work practices and implement them for effective safety that result in zero recordable and lost time accidents and encourages safe work performance
  • Exudes a high degree of inter-personal skills and has the ability to work well with everyone
  • Assure fair and consistent application of policies, procedures, and discipline
  • Follows and enforces standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA and assures associates are consistently trained in these standards and comply with all requirements

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 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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