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Sanitation Lead in Riviera Beach, FL at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 6/30/2022

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Come join the largest baking company in the world and our family of 20,000 associates nationwide!

Position Summary:

The Sanitation Lead monitors and coordinates the day to day activities of the Sanitation team. Follows all safety procedures as set forth by the Company.  

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA

  • Great starting pay: $19.55/hr!
  • Excellent benefits package!
  • Growing organization & increased demand for products!

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • You will focus on maintaining high-quality sanitary conditions in a baking facility by performing various duties, including production lines and equipment, bathrooms, locker rooms, hallways, breakrooms, processing, etc.  
  • You will be responsible for establishing priorities and work independently without direct supervision. You will plan work schedules and team assignments that ensure the business needs are met or exceeded.  
  • You will lead a Startup/Huddle Meeting with the team at the start of each shift.  
  • You will visually inspect equipment and Sanitation Associate performance prior to the sanitization process and after to ensure proper reinstall and no damage during the cleaning process.  
  • You will efficiently disassemble and assemble equipment for proper cleaning. You will set up line and all equipment to company standards prior to a production run.  
  • You will perform duties as assigned from the Master Sanitation Program. You will complete the sanitation checklist following each wash, keeping the manager informed of any unsanitary practices that may be occurring in the plant.  
  • You will work directly with sanitation leadership and Quality Food Safety (QFS) to correct cleaning deficiencies that may exist after inspection. You will communicate and work with production to ensure that Shutdown and line release meets company standards. 
  • You will conduct new team member training, lead team on daily duties and ensure task assignment completion. You will ensure that every member on team understands and owns responsibility and are properly trained and equipped to perform job.  
  • You will oversee the proper storage, labeling, and handling/use of all cleaning supplies, chemicals, and disinfecting equipment.  
  • You will work to maintain and improve the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture.  
  • You will safely operate equipment and machines used in the cleaning process to include, but not limited to, rack washer, power washer, steamer, washer extractors and dryers.  
  • You must follow the Food Safety, SSOP’s, & Food Quality Plans to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards, the GFSI system and other 3rd party audits.  
  • Additional responsibilities & duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • You work well in a team-based environment, have solid interpersonal skills, and are not averse to change. 
  • You must be able to perform basic computer skills.
  • You act with a Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset and focus on improving efficiencies while decreasing waste. 
  • You can understand and follow both written and verbal instructions with high level of detail. 

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred.   
  •  1+ years of sanitation experience is preferred.   
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.   
  • Must be able to work around various chemicals and food machinery equipment 
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, stack/unstack or carry, stand and/or stoop for prolonged periods of time (except for break and lunch periods), climb, perform repetitive motions, and work in a dusty, loud and hot environment.  
  • You must have good written and oral English language communication skills.  
  • You must wear required personal protective equipment (PPE). 
  • Ability to work 8+ hour shifts, irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off) and work nights, holidays, and weekends (frequently required).   
  • Anticipated Schedule: Monday-Sunday; Varies

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.


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