Operations Supervisor-Sanitation


This 3rd Shift position will focus on the Sanitation side of the Manufacturing process at Brewster Cheese- Stockton, IL.

9:00 PM start time Sunday- Thursday, weekend work required every 5th weekend.



Bachelor of Science of equivalent in Science and math fields, Preferable experience in food production and Sanitation. Cheese plant and/or sanitation experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate Leadership and problem solving skills, attention to detail, results orientated, energetic, self-starter.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player is a must.
  • Applicant needs to have computer experience along with Microsoft Office and Outlook experience.
  • Achieve goals of production volume, quality, safety and cost reduction
  • Provide leadership and guidance to employees for the purpose of increasing their overall effectiveness relationship.
  • Monitor employee morale and settle disputes within the department
  • Execute velocity checks, cleaner strength programs, drain cleaning program, brush control program, CIP filter program.
  • Oversee Period Cleaning Program (quarterly) and Ceramic inspections (annually)
  • Maintain a plant CIP preventative maintenance schedule
  • Understand hydraulics of the CIP systems
  • Understand and verify a properly working CIP system
  • Review and optimize program for cleaning (ie.. timing, valve pulsing, chemical ranges and strengths)
  • Manage the use of chemicals
  • Understand the cheese making, Whey Evaporator, RO and Brine UF processes, throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Build Customer relationships/partnerships
  • Assist in maintaining employee records such as time card, absence and tardiness, overtime, discipline and safety.
  • Assist in hiring of new Stockton production employees
  • Document response to any incident, including proper reporting procedures, required timetables and notifications
  • Understand and conduct Internal Audits



This position will be on the job training

Brewster Cheese is an Equal Opportunity, Tobacco and drug Free employer.


Full-time employees of Brewster Cheese enjoy an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes but is not limited to:

  • Competitive starting wages based on experience with regular increases based on individual performance
  • Insurance and supplemental benefit options
  • 401(k) with an above average company match
  • Paid vacation after 12 months worked
  • Annual profit sharing contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement



Send your resume` to StocktonHR@brewstercheese.com by May 27, 2022. Interviews will be conducted the first week of June, 2022