Sanitation Manager

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Hayward, CA, US, 94545

Company: GRUMA

Mission Foods is a growing part of a much larger, multinational organization, Gruma Corporation, and its parent company, GRUMA S.A. de C.V.

We have a new opportunity for a Sanitation Manager for our Hayward, CA Plant. This position is responsible for directing, planning, controlling, and monitoring the overall sanitary conditions of the plant.


The ideal candidate will be also responsible for:

  • Training the sanitation workforce in safe work practices as well as developing and maintaining a safe and effective work environment.
  • Train and develop Sanitation staff to properly maintain our facility to comply with food safety standards and to deliver the plant to operations within food safety parameters on time to produce product to fill our customer orders.
  • Ensure that all Departmental tasks are completed on time and within budget.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to the job duties and actions for which this employee is responsible.



Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Quality, Business or related field preferred.

5 Years of applicable Sanitation experience in a manufacturing environment required food/beverage preferred. 3 years of experience in a supervisory/management capacity in a manufacturing environment. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above. #zr




  • Experience with regulatory inspections (AIB, OSHA, Military, Health Department, EPA, City & County Inspectors)
  • Knowledge of chemicals used to clean and sanitize
  • Knowledge of HAZMAT
  • Pest Control knowledge preferred
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


Salary Range: $95,000.00 - $103,000.00 annually plus $7k Bonus and Full Benefits Packet including:

Health, Vision and Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 401(k) matching, & Flexible spending accounts, Dependent Care FSA and Health Care FSA.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.


Gruma Corporation and its affiliates, including but not limited to Azteca Milling, L.P., 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, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely for the purposes of determining suitability for employment, verifying your identity, and maintaining employment statistics on applicants. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity with-out imposing undue hardship on Gruma. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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