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Bilingual (Lingala) Sanitation & Safety (HSE) Supervisor

Portland, ME
Are you a skilled Supervisor with experience in HSE, sanitation, and/or Food Production?

We are seeking a full-time permanent Sanitation Supervisor to help our client oversee the Sanitation team to ensure a clean and safe food-production environment. This role is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team, learn a new process and improve upon it.

We are willing to train the right person and you will be prioritized when it comes to scheduling and receiving overtime pay. We have many Lingala-speaking employees, so a bilingual (Lingala) Supervisor is preferred.

In this role you will:
  • Oversee the team cleaning and sanitizing the facility
  • Ensure that sanitary performance meets Luke's Lobster SQF food safety standards
  • Constructively and effectively lead a culturally diverse team, train and set food safety goals for sanitation crew, and manage staffing of that team with help from HR and local staffing agencies
  • Manage sanitation chemical supply and inventory
  • Maintain a safe work environment and always raise safety awareness
  • Document key sanitation records accurately, consistency and timely
  • Possess ability to lift 50 lbs to the waist, and 25 lbs overhead, bend, stoop, work on platforms, climb stairs, and reach overhead
  • Comfortably work in temperatures of 40 -100 degrees F, damp / wet environments
  • Become the subject matter expert at higher level jobs
  • Undertake other duties as assigned; our ideal candidate will wear many hats as duties vary from day to day
  • Take responsibility for following all company best practices and policies regarding food safety in order to ensure safety of product. Continuously evaluate and work to improve the process
Your qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent required.
  • 4+ years management experience in a food production facility (preferred).
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety (HSE) guidelines.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and self starter.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and work in tight areas.
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality.
Desired Experience
  • Experience operating a fork truck.
  • Plant maintenance background helpful.
  • Knowledge of Production Procedures.
  • Perishables / Seafood experience a plus.
  • LEAN experience a plus.
  • Prior International or Export experience preferred (not required).
We Offer:
  • Competitive salary with opportunity for growth.
  • Paid vacation + sick time.
  • Great benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401k retirement plan (after 1 year)
  • Casual dress code.
This particular role is nightshift with some weekend work. 

If this sounds like a fit for you, please upload a MS word copy of your resume at www.IntWork.com under "Sanitation & Safety (HSE) Supervisor."

Once you get our confirmation email, please respond to our email with answers to these two questions: 
  • What makes you, you? (who you are)
  • Why are you the right fit to join our growing crew?
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