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Hormel Foods Burke - Sanitation Supervisor 3rd Shift in Nevada, Iowa

Sanitation Supervisor - Burke

Hormel Foods Sanitation Supervisor/Team Leader

To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position currently.

ABOUT HORMEL FOODS — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $11 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit (;!!FhKP-1ACr5Sj!o-F7Cr1QGml9SfLFFRajViVLt_Cv8sHdUbEJFxIrPXwFst2gNdkVw0X7iamkGYA$) and (;!!FhKP-1ACr5Sj!o-F7Cr1QGml9SfLFFRajViVLt_Cv8sHdUbEJFxIrPXwFst2gNdkVw0X7jjHA_34$)

Location and Shift:

  • This is at Burke Corporation located in Nevada, IA

  • Sanitation Department

  • 3rd Shift 9:00p.m. to 7:00a.m

  • Extended hours will be needed-including weekends.

Team Leaders will potentially work in environments below 40 degrees and in areas more than 100 degrees.

Responsibilities :

  • Leads team members in the Sanitation process

  • Performs sanitation orientation involving specialized training for working with chemicals and special PPE

  • Performs disciplinary meetings with team members when needed and documents counseling.

  • Promotes and displays a Safety First mindset

  • Resolves conflict/disputes between team members and communicates documentation to management and HR

  • Works with chemical rep to continuously improve chemistry and cleaning procedures

  • Manages weekly chemical ordering and inventory

  • Works cross-functionally with production, maintenance, and QA departments

  • Performs and completes monthly safety documents/audits and monthly meetings on time

  • Manages team members in attaining production and quality goals

  • Ensures appropriate resources (including materials, equipment, and staffing needs) are available to maintain production schedules.

  • Supports continuous improvement processes to ensure that goals in safety, quality, cost, and customer service are met.

  • Creates and maintains an engaged and team-oriented work force to improve business results.

  • Team Leaders are usually "on their feet" in the production area about 85% of the shift.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned



  • 1+ year as a shift lead or supervisor with Sanitation experience

  • Proven leadership, persuasive, initiative, analytical, and communication skills are necessary for success in this position.

  • RTE (ready to eat) food experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of sanitation systems / process for food plant, USDA plant preferred


  • Team Leaders will attend a virtual Inspired Hires orientation. This will include presentations by different divisions to increase product knowledge, company knowledge, and leadership skills.

  • 6-month operational training program while on the job.

BENEFITS: Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive wages, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), stock purchase plan, paid vacation.

At Hormel we invite difference and diversity in all aspects. We offer a space of support, understanding, and community. We are committed to the journey! Learn more about our progress here:

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status


Requisition ID : 21687

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.