Sanitation Lead

Location: 

Cayce, SC, US, 29172

29172
Job Type:  Bakery Operations
29172

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 13 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

As a Sanatation Lead, you will spearhead the sanitation and preparation of all production equipment, ensuring adherence to stringent company standards and food safety regulations. Responsibilities encompass supervising the cleaning crew, conducting inspections, collaborating with quality control, and maintaining immaculate work areas through effective chemical usage and organizing skills. This hands-on role demands a strong grasp of AIB guidelines, HACCP principles, GMP compliance, and the ability to work independently while prioritizing tasks efficiently.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-rinse, wash and sanitize equipment per company standards.
  • Visually inspect other equipment sanitor’s work and complete sanitation checklist following each wash.
  • Work directly with the sanitation manager and quality control technician to correct cleaning deficiencies that may exist after the inspection
  • Keep area clean and organized
  • Understanding and use of cleaning chemicals.  Aspects include safety, measurements, and applications of the chemical.
  • Set up line and all equipment to company standards prior to a production run.
  • Responsible for establishing priorities and working independently without direct supervision.
  • Follow AIB (American institute of baking) guidelines
  • Understand and follow hazard analysis and critical control points, (HACCP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP).
  • Apply basic math principles as they relate to product usage and dilution rates
  • Follow safety rules as it relates to Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Follow all safety and food safety policies and procedures.
  • Clean and Sanitize Baking /batching / ingredient prep equipment which includes but is not limited to: Pots and pans
  • Clean all types of surfaces, from many different positions and angles. For example, underneath, in-between, above, or inside.
  • Understand and Perform tasks that require equipment safety, lockout/ tag-out, and properly covering moisture-sensitive equipment tightly
  • Properly Clean and Sanitize all equipment and surfaces in designated production areas
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of manufacturing experience is recommended.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Food manufacturing experience 
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

 

Shift: 1st

 

Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.