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Sanitation

PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To safely, effectively, and efficiently clean all equipment and infrastructure throughout the facility and grounds; and to properly maintain all sanitation equipment. Adhere to required Food Safety Standards for cleaning practices.

 DESCRIPTION OF PRIMARY DUTIES

 Equipment Cleaning

  • Safely follow the SSOP for disassembly, cleaning, and reassembly of various machines and pieces of equipment throughout the plant.
  • Use wrenches and various tool to disassemble and reassemble equipment.
  • Operate scissors lift to properly clean equipment.
  • Operate a pressure washer to clean equipment.
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals to clean and sanitize equipment.
  • Communicate in a timely manner to production leads /supervisors or QC when cleaned equipment needs inspection.
  • Prioritize on cleaning needs.
  • Follow work order/sanismart cycle.
  • Keep work area cleaned and organized.

 

Infrastructure and Grounds

  • Regular and Periodic cleaning of plant floors, walls, ceilings and general infrastructure.
  • Regular cleaning around dumpster and parking lot areas.
  • Control weeds and plants around the perimeter of the building and grounds.
  • Shovel snow from employee sidewalks and walkways as needed.

 

Bin/Tote Washing

  • Safely follow the SSOP for washing, and maintaining a clean sanitary bin supply.
  • Maintain accurate and legible documentation of cleaning.
  • Safely and effectively operate the bin/tote washer.
  • Wear proper PPE such as safety goggles, gloves, and steel toed shoes.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the parts washer per the MSS cleaning schedule.

 Floor Scrubbing

  • Safely follow the SSOP for floor scrubbing.
  • Safely and effectively operate the floor scrubber.
  • Wear proper PPE such as safety goggles, gloves, and steel toed shoes as needed.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the floor scrubber per the MSS cleaning schedule.

 

Miscellaneous/Other Duties

  • Assist as needed in schedule attainment of the Master Sanitation schedule.( Sanismart (Work Orders)
  • Painting guards, railing, and infrastructure.
  • Taping/identifying walkways throughout the plant.
  • Other duties as directed by management.

 

 QUALIFICATIONS

***Essential

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to communicate, read, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Basic math skills and use of a calculator.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and communicate to others standards and procedures.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Able to cooperate with all Supervisory personnel, Maintenance, Leads, and Shift Operators.
  • Able to understand and follow instructions as given.
  • Able to safely operate hand jack, forklift, and scissors lift within the first 30 days.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and extended hours as needed.

 

***Desirable

  • Previous sanitation experience
  • Previous food industry experience
  • Previous chemical handling experience
  • Scissor and fork lift operating experience
  • Machine operating experience
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of GMP’s

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds without help.
  • Able to stand for 8- hours
  • Ability to lift, carry, bend, push and twist frequently as needed.
  • Ability to lift, carry, bend, push and twist - frequency varies during a normal shift.
  • Ability to perform job duties as instructed from a height up to 30 feet.
  • Use of PPE – Chemical resistant suit, goggles, face shield, etc.

 

 

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