Sanitation Athens, Georgia


Position at Pilgrim's


This position will be responsible for directing the cleaning and sanitizing of the plant to maintain conformance to USDA standards within a schedule to ensure maximum operating time. 



  • Oversees daily operations of the sanitation department.
  • Complies with, understands and enforces all company policies and standards.
  • Supervises, trains and develops sanitation employees.
  • Assists in performing regular housekeeping audits.
  • Develops sanitation procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), USDA and FDA regulations for all sanitation tasks.
  • Maintains GMP provisions and monitors employee practices that relate to cleanliness, sanitation and pest control.
  • Conducts safety training to comply with OSHA regulations and company standards.
  • Develops and implements new methods, procedures and systems to improve sanitation performance.
  • Maintains all pertinent records, reports and other paperwork as needed.
  • Partners with production and maintenance resources to meet plant objectives.



  • 5 years Sanitation experience in a related field.
  • 5 years supervisory or managerial experience preferred.
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite Programs (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external partners.
  • Ability to work other days/hours as needed.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma/GED required.  Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a related field.