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Sanitation Superintendent - Fredericksburg, PA 17026


Bell & Evans


Located in Fredericksburg, PA, Bell and Evans is the established expert and industry leader of humanely raised, premium chicken, selling exclusively to premier outlets. Since 1894, we pioneered many industry firsts and lead through innovation, with standards second-to-none. Here, you’ll have the ability to influence change and see your ideas come to fruition. Our decisions are based on what’s best for our chickens and customers, not cost. Trust in a company that has stood the test of time and work for the best in the industry.


The Sanitation Superintendent will provide leadership, direction, and lead continuous improvement for the Sanitation Services at the assigned Bell & Evans (Farmers Pride Inc.) facility/facilities. This position will interact with all levels within the organization, customers, vendors, auditors and regulatory authorities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

Provides leadership and awareness on all Sanitation topics relevant to the assigned facility/facilities within the organization
Coach and Develop Sanitation Supervisors and direct reports
Ensure training is current, implemented and effective for all Sanitation Team Members on cleaning & sanitizing procedures, safety, food safety & applicable regulatory requirements
Manage the operational and fiscal activities for the Sanitation department including staffing, budgets & financial goals
Ensure programs, processes, people and equipment are in place to execute daily and less than daily sanitation activities, including facility janitorial activities, laundry services, and tote & tray washing services.
Leads & collaborates with facility key stakeholders on sanitation issues and recommends changes in equipment, plant layout, methods or procedures to improve sanitation standards
Assure compliance with GMPs and company policies
Manage chemical vendor relationships and ensure utilization of services and resources
Compiles reports regarding key metrics, inspections and/or corrective actions to manage the business and lead Continuous Improvement opportunities
Collaborates with Food Safety, Quality, Maintenance, Operations and all relevant functional areas to set and meet business objectives for Sanitation.
Ensure that each facility has effective and validated Sanitation systems for existing equipment, facility and process areas
Participate in new equipment or process projects to assess and develop sanitation standards and protocols
Relationship development with internal, external and regulatory partners to ensure effective communication and awareness on expectations and solutions
Participate in and/or support routine regulatory inspections, 2nd and 3rd party audits
Delivers and interprets reports to facility key stakeholders and Leadership Team

Required Qualifications (Due to the high volume of applicants, only those who meet the minimum qualifications will be selected for interviews):

Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field and 5+ years’ experience in the food industry desired; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience considered.

Comprehensive knowledge of USDA- FSIS, FDA and HACCP requirements.
HACCP and/or PCQI Certified Preferred
GFSI certification – SQF Practitioner preferred
Bi-lingual (English & Spanish) preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
Travel less than 10% of the time
Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills
Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Outlook) Proficient


Take a proactive role in assuring safe, quality products are produced by immediately addressing any safety or quality concerns. This position will serve as the back-up for the Sanitation Supervisors.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primary job duties performed during Sanitation cleaning shifts. Ability to climb over/under equipment, use ladders and/or catwalks. Ability to use senses to observe: sight, smell, touch.
Ability to be readily available to support sanitation activities from any location (off-site, office and plant floor)

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work environment can vary from cold to hot, and mostly wet conditions.
Office and meeting duties are required

Benefits Package

– Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage offered

– PTO days offered

– 401k Match

– Life Insurance

– Competitive pay

– 7 Paid Holidays off



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