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Tyson Foods Senior Production Manager/Sanitation - 3rd shift in Kansas City, Kansas

If you are looking to make an impact on a meaningful scale, come join us as we raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do!

Work Shift:

3RD SHIFT (United States of America)

SUMMARY: Supervises and coordinates activities of associates engaged in duties concerned with sanitation and production on third shift. Responsible for duties related to pre-op, sanitized checks, record keeping, performing bio-trace swabs, setting up for production and running production etc. Gain exposure and experience with HACCP and SSOP regulations. Ensures operational activities achieve and maintain compliance with applicable environmental laws. Performs the duties either personally or through direct reports.


  • Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards.

  • Checks sanitation and production operations regularly to ensure that processes, schedules, quality and safety standard are maintained.

  • Applies sanitation schedules to meet pre-op requirements.

  • Directs sanitation and production associates with sanitary and chemical handling procedures.

  • Investigates and reports on accidents and near misses and assures that site procedures are followed regarding safety and ergonomic issues.

  • Inspects premises for unsanitary practices and conditions.

  • Compiles required reports regarding regular inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments and production needs

  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations per Company and OSHA requirements.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

  • Performs activities of workers supervised.

  • Coordinate the integration of environmental concerns with other facility business, planning and operational functions.

  • Perform regulatory tracking.

  • A trained designee will be appointed by plant management to cover for absences or vacancies.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred in food science or engineering related discipline


  • 4 + years supervisory experience preferred; preferably in manufacturing.

  • Sanitation experience in a food manufacturing environment is a plus.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.

Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose.

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-2478 for further assistance.