Sanitation Lead Closing 11am Austin

Fresh From Texas, LLC

Austin, TX

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Austin Texas - Austin, TX
Position Type:    Full Time
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Manufacturing


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role. 


About Fresh Texas

As the largest fresh-cut fruit and vegetable processor in South Texas, Fresh Texas has been delivering the highest quality products to our customers for over forty years. We source only the highest quality ingredients to deliver great tasting, healthy products to our customers. With exciting innovation, we keep growing!



Fresh Texas is proud to offer high quality and healthy foods to our communities! Do you want to grow with a trusted and established company? We offer great career paths! Come grow with us!!



Job Overview

Fresh Texas is looking for a Day shift Sanitation Leader who will maintain the sanitation of the plant, machinery, and surroundings in compliance with SQF, FDA, and plant Food Safety procedures, coordinates and assigns duties to sanitation technicians, and ensures proper implementation and maintenance of all food safety and sanitation programs.



Job Duties

  • Must work with Supervisors and other department hourly employees in a way that is beneficial to all and conducive to creating teamwork within and to other shifts.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of factory sanitation and cleaning processes.
  • Works with Department Supervisor to maintain compliance of HACCP, GMP, and Personnel Safety policies.
  • Follows all safety guidelines set forth by Company.
  • Audits sanitation of lines including contact and non-contact surfaces during a change over, repairs, and start-up to ensure they are clean before the preoperational inspection.
  • Leads directs, and trains employees in clean-up and clean-up procedures in conjunction with the Supervisor. Initiate and engage in line sanitation as necessary or appropriate.
  • Coordinates the training of all personnel at night on Food Safety and Personnel Safety training requirements conducts hands-on training of the SSOP and procedures outlined in the Master Sanitation training matrix
  • Prepares and distributes, through properly mixed and/or appropriately labeled containers, sanitizers, and chemicals for use in the plant.
  • As directed by the Sanitation Supervisor, conducts audits on the floor of all personnel as outlined in the program SSOPs
  • Conducts inventories of all supplies and chemicals for the Sanitation program
  • Conducts chemical titration of all chemicals used during cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Prepares appropriate reports, audits, and inspections as necessary to comply with SQF, FDA, and internal food safety programs.


  • Complete insurance package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Several low-cost supplemental plans.
  • 401(k) with up to a 4% employer match.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • A variety of bonus opportunities including attendance and referral programs.
  • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year.


Required Qualifications

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent
  • An understanding of pathogens and other food contaminants is required as well as an understanding of modes of control of various sanitation chemicals and physical cleaning.
  • Leadership competencies that lead and inspire others drive for exceptional results.
  • Strong quantitative skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think critically.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as with groups.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Read and understand chemical labels.
  • Read and understand HACCP along with FDA and OSHA requirements.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to train, maintain and promote a safe work environment


EEO Statement 

Fresh Texas is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service or protected veteran, or other non-merit factor.