Operations Management Plainwell, Michigan


Position at JBS USA

Position Title: Sanitation Site Manager

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our organization as a Sanitation Site Manager. As a Sanitation Site Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of sanitation operations at our facility. You will play a crucial role in maintaining a clean and safe environment for our employees and visitors, ensuring compliance with sanitation regulations, and implementing efficient sanitation practices. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership abilities, excellent organizational skills, and a comprehensive understanding of sanitation procedures.


  1. Sanitation Operations Management:
    • Develop and implement sanitation protocols, procedures, and guidelines to maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the facility.
    • Oversee daily sanitation activities, including cleaning, disinfecting, waste management, and pest control, to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
    • Conduct regular inspections to assess sanitation conditions, identify potential issues, and address them promptly.
    • Maintain inventory of sanitation supplies, equipment, and chemicals, and coordinate with vendors for timely procurement.
    • Train and supervise sanitation staff, providing guidance, support, and performance feedback to ensure optimal performance and adherence to sanitation protocols.
    • Monitor and manage the budget for sanitation operations, identifying cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality and safety.
  2. Regulatory Compliance:
    • Stay updated with local, state, and federal sanitation regulations and guidelines, ensuring the facility's compliance and implementing necessary changes as required.
    • Prepare and maintain accurate records and documentation related to sanitation operations, including cleaning schedules, inspection reports, and training records, to demonstrate compliance and facilitate audits.
  3. Quality Control and Safety:
    • Implement quality control measures to ensure sanitation processes meet established standards.
    • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to address any sanitation-related issues affecting product quality and safety.
    • Promote a culture of safety by enforcing safety guidelines, providing training on safe work practices, and promptly addressing any safety concerns or incidents.
  4. Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement initiatives to enhance efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability of sanitation operations.
    • Stay informed about industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in sanitation management, and recommend relevant improvements or upgrades.


  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Environmental Health, Public Health, or a related field. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proven experience in sanitation management, preferably in a manufacturing or food processing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of sanitation regulations, including those specific to the industry.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide a team effectively.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on quality control and compliance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with sanitation management software and MS Office applications.
  • Certification in sanitation management or related fields is desirable.

Join our team as a Sanitation Site Manager and contribute to creating a clean and safe environment that ensures the well-being of our employees and visitors. Apply today and help us maintain the highest sanitation standards at our facility.

                                                           JBS is an equal opportunity employer.

                                                                      EOE/ Vets/Disability