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Team Leader - Sanitation


Torrance, CA, US, 90502

Req ID:  25033
Segment:  Sanitation

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


The Sanitation Team Leader's responsibility is monitor and ensure proper sanitation.

  • Always use Good Manufacturing Practice(GMP)
  • Must be able to take direction and follow instructions.
  • Be able to work flexible hours.
  • Be able to follow company polices.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Be able to work in wet and dusty conditions.
  • Not afraid of heights. Be able to climb ladders
  • Be able to use chemicals in a safe manner (follow chemical instructions)
  • Responsible for writing work orders for any equipment needing repair.
  •  Responsible for keeping and maintaining the sanitation training matrix.
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining the sanitation verification records.
  • Responsible for preparing all lines for a pre-op inspection in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management
  • Responsible for assisting other departments as requested in a safe and timely manner.
  • Responsible for reporting any incidents of harassment to your Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries immediately.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Operations, Food Science, Engineering or related field required.
  • 3 years of supervisory experience in a food-processing, pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing organization, preferably using computerized manufacturing equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of sanitation processes in a food, chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), HACCP, food allergens and pest control.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of refrigeration.
  • Demonstrated understanding of production scheduling and other production variables such as run-rates, processing times, change-over times, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well as plan, monitor and schedule work.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and understand complex mathematical equations including basic statistical analysis.
  • Proficient using Excel or other spreadsheet software

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.


Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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