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Title:  Sanitation Supervisor, 2nd Shift   Req ID: 2316

City, State:  Irving, TX

Reports to:  Sanitation Manager 

Classification:  Exempt 

Remote:  No

Relocation:  Nationwide relocation assistance is available


Summary: The Sanitation Supervisor is responsible for the leadership of sanitation team members, procedures, programs, and regulatory requirements, ensuring all plant equipment is clean and safe for production.

Essential Functions: 

  • Empowers team members, through supervision, training, and feedback opportunities, to meet and exceed expectations for productivity, quality assurance, waste management and food/personal safety. 
  • Ensures compliance of company policies and procedures, safety regulations, GMP’s, SOP’s, SSOP’s, HACCP and SQF.
  • Coordinates and guides team on a variety of situations including startups, shutdowns, preoperational inspections, product changeovers, change management concerns and sanitation.
  • Leads the performance appraisal and progressive, corrective action steps to promote positive and safe teamwork environments.  

Required Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated three years supervisory or leadership skills in a USDA regulated facility leading a sanitation/production team OR a bachelor’s degree with a prior Food Science (or closely related) internship.
  • Working knowledge of sanitation chemicals usage and applications.
  • Working knowledge of USDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment and the ability to formulate and understand complex mathematical equations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to include professional oral and written communication, a team-focused approach and the ability to model composure/make decisions in stressful situations.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Prior supervisory experience in a poultry/food processing setting
  • Prior experience with SAP or Infinity 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of general First Aid and CPR

Supervisory Responsibility: This position will supervise the sanitation team members at the Irving facility.

Work Environment:  Wide variations in environment temperature (-10 freezer, 32-degree coolers, 40-degree plant, wet cold environment) noise, slippery floors and moving equipment. 

Physical Demands: Position will include extensive standing at times, sitting, lifting, wearing factory required equipment while working in production, walking, visual, responding quickly to sounds and driving.

Position Type: This is an exempt position. This is a third shift position.  Some Saturday and Sunday night work required.

Travel: Travel is not required.  

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 




Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check are required.

Brakebush Brothers, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring, training, or promotion policies. We will not discriminate against job applicants or employees for reasons of race, religion, color, sex, handicap, age, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Please see our Benefits Page to learn more about the amazing Health and Wellness Benefits offered to our employees!

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas