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Sanitation Back up Team Leader- PM

Company: Campbell Soup
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

Job Description

  • Plan and direct the activities of sanitation personnel during the PM Shift.  
  • Plant Services Sanitor performs daily and in-depth cleaning of all machinery, equipment and building structure.  
  • He/She will be required to dismantle, reassemble, preflight and clean & sanitize machinery.  This requires the use of ladders, portable stairs, scissor lifts, single man lifts, boom lifts, fork-lifts and other equipment deemed necessary, including safety harnesses.  
  • Additional tool use shall include water and air hoses, hand tools, power tools, housekeeping equipment and cleaning and sanitation chemicals.
  • The Plant Services Sanitor may be assigned to different tasks each day and will be responsible for other duties as assigned.  

Job Functions

  • Lead sanitors and temporary employees required to meet daily and/or preventative sanitation schedules and emergency needs.
  • Responsible for knowing the jobs supervised and executing them to the highest standards of product quality, safety & customer service.
  • Perform sanitation audits and inspections and analyzes sanitation problems/deficiencies relative to the plant and/or equipment.  Initiates proper course of corrective action to rectify and reduce future occurrences 
  • Conducts 5 why & RCFA when sanitation systems fail or cause operational downtime
  • Conduct Corrective Actions associated with results of the plant Environmental Monitoring Program
  • Assists in maintaining records for master sanitation cleaning schedule and associated procedures/task instructions in both manual and computerized systems.  Tracks and assigns task items.
  • Communicates thoroughly with the previous and oncoming shift regarding unfinished task workload, special requests or requirements, crewing shortages, schedule changes, or any situation requiring attention.
  • Maintain positive & open communications channels with all departments.  Work as a team with other departments to achieve plant goals and objectives.
  • Meet budget cost constraints and cost reduction goals and objectives of the department.  Recommend changes to procedure and purchase of equipment that will assist in meeting objectives.
  • Analyze equipment or facility deficiencies and enter work notifications into SAP accordingly. 
  • Monitor outside contractors involved in performing duties that assist in the completion of sanitation objectives, installation of new equipment, etc.…
  • Interprets schedules, memos, emails and other documents and assigns duties to complete necessary tasks requested.  Responds in a timely manner to requests and e-mails.
  • Insures that all SQF, HACCP, CTS, Safety & Hygiene standards are followed.
  • Conduct job specific training for new/existing employees in all plant programs.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures and schedules to meet production schedules.
  • Dispense, dilute and titrate chemicals on a daily basis.
  • Ensure reports are properly completed and maintained
  • Follow Job Safety Analysis guidelines and plant Good Manufacturing Practice Rules
  • On occasion may be asked to perform general sanitation activities or assist with silo sanitation activities including but not limited to:
  • a.    Confined Space Entries
  • b.    Cleaning of Silo penthouses, skirts, filters or screens
  • c.    Inspection and maintenance of sifter screens and filters throughout the facility
  • d.    Cleaning of restrooms, locker rooms, cafeteria/break room, offices, compactor room, stairs or platforms
  • e.    Dismantle, clean, sanitize, and reassemble production equipment
  • Perform other duties relating to the efficient operation of the business as assigned.

Leadership Responsibility

  • Directly lead sanitors and temporary employees in the Plant Services Department, while covering for the Supervisor and Leaders vacation and NS days including the off shifts, if necessary.
  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
  • Analytical – Interprets information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures; ability to properly prioritize work, develop action plans, and ensure follow through in obtaining objectives.
  • Oral Communications – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarifications to ensure understanding is reached within the communication; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings when necessary.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Delegation – Delegates work assignments; Endures direct supports have a clear understanding of their key responsibilities; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
  • Planning / Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety & Security – Has full competence in all plant safety programs; Ensures safety and security procedures are met; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; Prepares and perform weekly pre-shift meetings on safety.
  • Computer Skills – Working knowledge of SAP, Access, Word, Outlook, and Excel. Multi-Tasking – ability to handle several priorities at one time, including properly setting priorities to ensure follow-up is completed for areas of responsibility

Work Conditions

  • 8-12-hour shift overtime required.  Weekdays, weekends and holidays may be required.  Employees will receive 2 fifteen-minute breaks and one-half hour lunch break.
  • Environment – noise levels will be high, temperature may reach over 110 F and be as low as 0 F based on season.  Lighting is sufficient, and floors can be slippery.  May be required to work in dusty environments.

Training, Skill And/or Experience Required

  • Excellent work history with Pepperidge Farm, with respect to productivity, attendance, safety, quality, initiative, communications and leadership potential.
  • Available and willing to work a flexible schedule, as needed.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership ability
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Effective abilities in organization and decision making
  • Computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
  • Must possess strong mechanical ability

This is a non-bid, non-seniority position.  Selection will be based on qualifications and potential only.  Further, since training time and expense will be invested in this candidate, he/she will not be able to bid off this position unless approved by management.


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup, Lakeland , Sanitation Back up Team Leader- PM, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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