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Sanitation Supervisor

  Job Description 


Copper River Seafoods, Inc.



The Working Sanitation Supervisor assists the Production Manager in successfully carrying out Right the First Time (RFT) cleaning objectives to ensure the production of safe and wholesome food.


Essential Duties:

This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

  • The Working Sanitation Supervisor, coordinates, plans, trains and implements programs to educate employees about food processing sanitation, cleaning techniques and safety.
  • Inspects facility and work areas to meet or exceed cleanliness expectations.
    • Determines action steps to avoid recurrence of nonconformances using basic Root Cause Analysis techniques. Measures and tracks improvements via established reporting tools.
    • Leads by example by performing cleaning in accordance with established guidelines and specifications, and ensures equipment is operational for production runs.
    • Prepares and handles sanitation chemicals and equipment.
    • Reviews current procedures and makes updates/changes/modifications as appropriate.
      • Works directly with Chemical Supplier for technical assistance. Incorporates newest cleaning innovations into the workflow.
      • Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.
      • Reports to the Production Manager.
        • Internal Customer Focus: Builds internal customer confidence by ensuring expectations and commitments are met. Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationship with internal customers. Acts with internal customers in mind and values the importance of providing high-quality internal customer service.
        • Integrity & Trust: Sets an example by consistently modeling high standards of honesty and integrity. Is widely trusted and is seen as a direct, truthful individual who presents information in an appropriate and helpful manner. Maintains a reputation for honesty, confidentiality, reliability and fairness. Is willing to admit to mistakes and doesn’t misrepresent himself/herself for personal gain.
        • Getting Results (“Can Do” Spirit): Performs work with energy and drive; values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.
        • Creativity & Innovation: Injects originality into daily work and generates many new and unique ideas. Thinks “outside the box” and is seen as original and value-added in brainstorming ideas. Creates competitive and breakthrough solutions.
        • Collaboration: Collaborates positively to achieve team and company objectives. Works effectively within a diverse environment and builds strong relationships that helps and supports fellow employees in contributing to the overall success of the company.
          • Working knowledge of food manufacturing cleaning chemicals chemistry and associated applications.
          • Prefer High School diploma, with 3-5 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
          • Proven problem solving, decision making, and project management skills are necessary for success.

Organizational Core Competencies:

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

Special Training/Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups or employees of organization. Must be fluent in English. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.


Physical Requirements:

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

This position requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, read, write, see, hear, communicate orally, reason, analyze data and handle objects.


Environmental Conditions:

Indoors in normal wet and dry food processing environment with exposure to excessive noise and temperature changes when on production floor.

 Frequent unscheduled interruptions.


Physical Demands:

Mobility within all areas of the facility required.

Personal protective equipment is required when on production floor. Personal protective equipment includes: plant boots, hairnet or beard (as applicable) and safety glasses. Additional protective equipment may be required based on unique or specific tasks.


Mental Activities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, speak, and understand English, and use customer service skills. The employee is frequently required to use interpersonal and teamwork skills.



DOE+Benefits (post-probationary)



The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.



May be exposed to human body fluids, or hazardous materials such as noise, or carcinogens.



Non-Exempt (hourly position)

This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


APPLICATION: Please submit cover letter, resume specific to above requirements and 2 professional references. No phone calls will be accepted     

U.S. Mail or Hand Deliver to:

Copper River Seafoods, 1118 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Attention: Human Resources