Summer Help Needed (40 hours a week) — With the Opportunity to Work Part-Time During the School Year

Lead Sanitarian

Hereford, TX

The Lead Sanitarian’s primary responsibility is to lead employees through action and motivation to ensure the highest cleanliness standards are met. Works with a team of employees and ensures proper standard operating procedures are being carried out and plant and team goals are being met. Finally, follows all safety procedures as stated in GMP, safety standards, plant rules, and code of ethics.

Date Posted:
$19.73 / hour


  • Perform sanitation of all areas as required per the Master Sanitation Schedule(s) and/or as required as-necessary to maintain sanitation standards—to include interior and exteriors of all areas.
  • Promote a work safety environment through knowledge of sanitation program and commitment to a safe workplace for all.
  • Ensure food safety and food defense in all plants.
  • Ensure all procedures and documentation requirements are completed as required.
  • Create, review and/or adjust all cleaning procedures and/or systems to be most effective and to improve quality and food safety performances overall.
  • Manage and maintain supply of cleaning supplies and chemicals necessary for operation of cleaning program and in compliance with OSHA and FDA.
  • Communicate any structural or mechanical deviations that would lead to any negative sanitation or pest control results.
  • Able to coordinate sanitation personnel and activities to meet daily business objectives.
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective cleaning buildings and equipment.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Computer competency and ability to manage work documentation.



  • One year of previous sanitation experience in a food processing environment preferred.
  • Safety training is required and provided by the company in group settings, as well as individual computer-based training.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Available to work flexible hours. Evenings, weekends, and shift work may be required.
  • Strong computer skills (Keyboarding, Outlook, Excel) and knowledge in the use of Maintenance Connection.



  • This position requires physical efforts such as straining, pulling, lifting, working, and standing and walking on concrete floor.
  • Exposure to elements such as noise, minable dust, cold and hot temperatures.
  • Extreme climate or climate variation
  • Working outside in freezing weather
  • Heat up to 100 degrees and lows of below freezing.
  • Changes of >30 degrees within a shift
  • Exposure to manufacturing equipment hazards, especially forklifts
  • Climbing of ladders


  • Medical Insurance (first day of the month after start date)
  • Health Savings, and or Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, Employer Paid
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Accident Insurance, Optional
  • Critical Illness Insurance, Optional
  • 401K, Employer Match
  • PTO & Vacation Pay
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Company Product Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement, up to $5,000.00 per calendar year
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave
  • Company Incentive Plan
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Relocation Available

PHM Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. ​