Turners Falls, MA
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Lightlife Foods is looking for a full-time, Sanitation Supervisor to work at the Turners Falls facility on 3rd shift. The ability to work on weekends is a must. This position will guide and support the nightly operational, sanitation activities and processes in the manufacturing area. Provide leadership to staff for maintaining process, packaging, and plant cleanliness to ensure a safe and sanitary food manufacturing facility, in compliance with SOP's, HACCP, GMP’s, SQF, BRC, FDA and OSHA requirements. The Sanitation Supervisor will maintain established quality, and safety standards.


  • Provide and perform first level reporting responsibilities for assigned department regarding departmental processes and procedures, staff schedule issues, work in process, production and quality variances, sanitation, safety and other areas impacting the daily operation of the department.
  • Assign and monitor work within the department following established guidelines. Assure coordinated work-flow and elimination of ordinary difficulties.
  • Ensure employees follow safety, GMP’s and cleaning SOP’s.
  • Confirm all night sanitation employees have proper training and training is documented.
  • Foster a positive and productive work environment by being a role model for other team members. Perform the duties of sanitation personnel as needed.
  • Participate in and facilitate weekly departmental meetings with team, providing information and updates on applicable issues.
  • Conduct on-going training; Work with management to improve departmental functions.
  • Maintain quality and assure that department processes conform to SOPs and other commonly accepted standards.
  • Suggest changes in SOPs and departmental activities to increase safety, quality or efficiency related to sanitation.
  • Manage the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure that quality (relating to sanitation) meets or exceeds planned goals. Work with the Operations and Quality Manager to ensure that adequate processes are capable and improving.
  • Ensure all regulatory standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded including HACCP, BRC, and GMP’s.
  • Assist with the security and protection of company property and assets. (i.e. visitors in department, supplies, building security, etc.)
  • Train and retrain team members in SOPs and departmental operations. Observe progress and provide on-going feedback to team member.
  • Complete performance evaluations and overall performance management of team members – probationary, 6 mos., annual evaluations, and progressive discipline.
  • Abide by and be a spokesperson for company polices and goals. Apply policies consistently and fairly to team members.
  • Ensure daily paperwork and documentation is completed accurately with all appropriate details and submitted in a timely manner.


  • 3+ years Manufacturing experience.
  • Must have flexibility to work weekends
  • 1+ years Management or Supervisory experience.
  • 3+ years of experience Sanitation Supervisor experience
  • Strong knowledge of sanitation chemicals
  • Experience creating SOPs for sanitation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong computer application skills, including the utilization of mainframe, network, and PC business application software.
  • SAP experience is preferred.
  • Basic mathematical, and statistical skills.


Starting salary is contingent upon skills and experience.
We offer great benefits from day one including: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, paid life and disability insurance, sick, holiday and vacation pay.