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Alpha Baking Company Working Foreman Sanitation in Lawrence, Kansas


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Job description:

Job Purpose

Maintains safe and sanitary buildings and grounds by supervising employees, and ensuring proper procedures are followed.

Essential Job Results

  1. Accomplishes sanitation staff results by communicating job expectations; initiating and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

  2. Protects employees and visitors by maintaining a safe and clean building.

  3. Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of equipment and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

  4. Maintains workflow by monitoring steps in the process; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

  5. Maintains sanitation supplies inventory by researching supply quantities, determining inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies.

  6. Performs sanitation tasks by working with staff in all areas; general cleaning and sanitation responsibilities.

  7. Oversee cleaning chemical program and inventory.

  8. Oversee housekeeping inventory.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has supervisory responsibilities for all sanitation personnel. Supervisory responsibilities include assisting in training and motivating.


Working Foreman Sanitation





About us:

Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.

Required qualifications, skills and experience:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • A high school diploma is required

  • 5-7 years cleaning and sanitation experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA sanitation and safety procedures

  • Knowledge of all production and packaging machine operations

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently

  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds occasionally

  • Ability to stand and walk for the entire shift

  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Ability to read and write and interpret policies and procedures

EEO statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


2nd Shift