Industrial Cleaning ServicesOctober 25, 2020
One of our core service offerings at LACOSTA is industrial cleaning. Industrial cleaning is the process of cleaning factories, power plants, warehouses, and other industrial facilities, and it is an area in which we have over three decades of experience. In this article, we will discuss some of the details of our industrial cleaning services and how they may be beneficial for your business.
What is the Typical Structure of a Janitorial Team at an Industrial Facility?
One of the best aspects of our services is they are highly customizable, and we adapt to fulfill the needs of each and every one of our clients.
That said, we have a basic structure for our janitorial teams at each site. In particular, we station a site leader or site operations manager at each of our client’s locations. This individual is responsible for directly communicating with the client and leadership at their site. Through this, we are able to coordinate our cleaning services with the operations of the site, adapt as needed, and ensure we are meeting the needs of the specific client.
For example, some of our clients have complex operational schedules that need to be worked around, while other facilities require highly involved cleaning procedures to keep them up and running. The site manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth execution of these tasks on a daily basis. So, whether that is coordinating cleaning tasks around breaks, lunches, or other off-times, or implementing a new procedure to clean new equipment, our site managers are always there for our clients.
We also have district managers who communicate on a monthly basis not only with the site managers in order to keep tabs but also with the client, maintaining our quality standards. Finally, we also have a Director of Operations, who performs quarterly compliance audits and business reviews. We have had great success with this structure, and it enables us to sustain our high-standards throughout all of our clients’ sites.
LACOSTA Workforce Size
In terms of the size of the workforce itself, this depends, naturally on the size of the industrial facility. As such, how many employees are stationed to work at each site can vary drastically. However, our aforementioned structure allows us to scale up and down rather easily at each of our clients’ sites, while at the same time enabling us to manage large teams efficiently and effectively.
A Customized and Adaptable Service
At LACOSTA, we pride ourselves on the customizable and adaptable nature of our services. As noted above, our team structure is what really allows us to provide superior service.
At the same time, whenever we start a new location, we provide the location with a full site audit. During this time, we develop a careful, thorough, and thoughtful program, designed specifically with the client and their needs in mind. In essence, our services do not follow a one-size-fits-all cookie-cutter approach. This is because we view our clients as partners, and when they succeed, we succeed. As a result, it is important to us that we aren’t simply providing a service, but adding value to the business and their operation.
Meeting Regulatory Requirements and Standards
During our time in the industry, we’ve seen it all and we are fully prepared to meet any and all regulatory requirements and standards. In particular, that means we can cover FDA and GMP regulatory standards, and we always adhere to CDC recommendations. We keep a close eye on these through our organizational leadership structure, and we are constantly ensuring these standards and requirements are being met in our daily reports, monthly meetings, and quarterly reviews with senior leadership.
What are the Advantages of Outsourcing Janitorial Work?
There are a number of advantages to outsourcing janitorial work. As noted, we have over three decades of experience in the industry. During this time, we have refined our methods to ensure the highest levels of effectiveness and efficiency, something that can be difficult for businesses to achieve when they are building and managing their own janitorial teams from scratch.
Building and managing an in-house janitorial team can also be very expensive, especially when you lack the experience to ensure that you are using best-in-industry procedures. Maintaining high-quality staff and ensuring employees are doing a great job can also be difficult, especially since the industry has a lot of turnover. This can result in businesses having to complete the frustrating exercise of training and implementing workers into the staff over and over again. The result is typically inconsistent quality.
Outsourcing your janitorial needs to LACOSTA can bring your business peace of mind, as we bring a tried-and-proven method and an incredibly productive staff to the table. With us on the job, you can rest assured that all of your janitorial needs are being met in a timely, cost-effective, and efficient manner – something that is hard to achieve with a built-from-scratch, in-house team. With our services, our clients typically see increases in productivity, new, previously unattainable, levels of cleanliness, and, most importantly, a safe and healthy working environment for each and every worker.
A true testament to our ability to adapt has been our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From day one, we have made adjustments to our procedures that have allowed many of our clients to continue their operations in a safe and clean working environment. Whether it is adapting to new CDC guidelines, increasing the cleaning frequency of high-touch contact points, or adjusting our cleaning schedule in order to maintain a socially distanced workplace, we have strived to meet each and every need presented by the pandemic.
This has brought peace of mind to the workers in each and every site, who know we are putting their health and safety first. After all, that is what we are here for and trained to do!
Overall, it has certainly been difficult, but we know how important our services have become in light of the pandemic, and it has been our pleasure to continue to meet these needs. We will continue to meet the evolving needs of our clients and their worksites as the pandemic progresses.
Ready to Get Started?
Switching to a new janitorial team and contracting out janitorial services can be a big decision, but we are here to make the transition as seamless and easy as possible.
If you are interested in partnering with LACOSTA, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We are happy to discuss how our services might fulfill the specific needs of your business and walk you through the process of getting started. We have an extensive array of cleaning services that we are able to provide businesses.
As always, we are always happy to answer any questions you might have!