Sanitation Lead

at Galveston Shrimp Company LLC
Location Galveston, Texas
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Full Time



Assist to plan, coordinate and direct the cleaning and sanitation program designed to maintain a high level of food safety and product quality. Oversee the cleaning and sanitation of food processing machinery, equipment, utensils, and facility. Responsible to understand and communicate, through instruction and training, the appropriate cleaning, sanitation, and chemical usage and application for the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of the sanitation crew.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Be a role model in projecting and applying The Pacific Group Diamond Philosophy (Productivity, Quality, Excellence and Teamwork) and promote teamwork at all times.
  • Effectively train sanitation crew on cleaning, and sanitation protocols in accordance with the company master sanitation program.
  • Oversee the sanitation crew's utilization of chemicals and cleaning agents to clean and sanitize processing area walls, floor, and equipment.
  • Supervise the appropriate placement of refuse and the use of sanitation tools in a proper and safe manner.
  • Ensure the removal of debris from processing area.
  • Communicate chemicals supply levels to management.
  • Compile and store sanitation compliance data and reports.
  • Act as a safety leader promoting safe work behaviors and overall plant safety at all times.
  • Maintain and oversee proper use of equipment
  • Verify efficacy of daily cleaning through both the use of Hygiena ATP testing unit and thorough daily preoperational inspections with the sanitation crew still present. Initiate immediate corrective actions to ensure all surfaces are adequately cleaned and sanitized prior to all production.
  • Conduct new hire and ongoing job and safety training for the sanitation crew.
  • Become and maintain certification as an electric pallet jack and forklift operator
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leads sanitation team members and coordinates scheduling to appropriately meet sanitation needs. Carries out Lead responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the job.

A. Education and Experience


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of one year related experience and/or training.


  • Demonstrated experience in leading a sanitation program in a food processing environment.
  • Prior experience with HACCP, COOL Act, or other food safety programs.
  • Prior forklift and pallet jack experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Forklift certification

Total Compensation

  • At Pacific Seafood, your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. When you add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation up to 25%.

    • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short term disability.
    • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan options with generous annual company profit sharing match
    • Paid time off for all regular FT team members, to include paid sick, vacation and personal time
    • 6 paid holidays
    • Employee Assistance Program- Confidential professional counseling, financial, and legal assistance provided at no charge to Team Members and immediate family members
    • Product purchase program

    Pacific Seafood is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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