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Date:  Jul 5, 2024
Job Req ID:  18838
Category:  Supply Chain and Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Grand Rapids
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Sanitation Program Supervisor


As a Sanitation Program Supervisor at our Grand Rapids facility, you will play a crucial role in championing the needs of the sanitation department while ensuring the whole plant is cared for at the floor level. This is a fully onsite position that will work the day shift Monday through Friday but will need to be flexible to cover other shifts as needed. You will collaborate with the Plant Sanitarian and other leaders to drive accountability and build and empower an agile sanitation team.


The Sanitation Program Supervisor will serve as the day-to-day lead on sanitation issues throughout the plant, working with employees at every level. High performing individuals can grow a career in Sanitation Program management as well as Quality and Food Safety roles.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Empower Your Team –You will be responsible for daily follow-up with the supervision team. You will champion the needs of the department through prioritizing input from the plant and from your own daily audits, and function as primary coverage for short supervision gaps 20-25% of the time for a crew of 12-20 people.
  • Strategize to Win  You will need to effectively manage time in a dynamic and demanding environment to plan weekend crewing, manage training needs for sanitation supervisors and the crew.  Look ahead to upcoming windows of time to plan critical work, and work cross-functionally with maintenance, engineering, janitorial contractors, QFS, and HR/scheduling to continuously improve.
  • Drive Compliance – Bring your owner’s mindset to the table in this role as you drive program improvement initiatives forward. Clear communication will be key as you implement robust systems for Confined Space Entry compliance, uphold sanitation documentation requirements, perform follow-up investigations, and escalate any findings from daily audits with a preventative mindset to mitigate food safety problems.
  • Lead with Excellence  You will be a primary contact for department managers, janitorial management, skilled trades, and sanitation supervisors. You will report to the Plant Sanitarian to ensure department and plant needs are met.

We’re Looking for Someone With


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Sanitation and supervisory experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of chemical usage and safety
  • Ability to work off shifts and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work around holidays

What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer.


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If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information.


Get to Know Us


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.


The best brands. The best people. The best you.


Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our websitehere.    


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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