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Sanitation Team Member - 1st shift

Are you self-motivated, hardworking and dependable with the ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment? If so, then you will thrive with us.
  • Hours: 6:55 a.m. - 2:55 p.m. M-F

  • Salary: $13.00 /hour

  • Benefits include: Health, dental, paid life and LTD, paid holidays, 401k w/company match, vacation, paid personal days, education reimbursement, discount store, and more!

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.

 

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.

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 MSS.

  • Painting guards, railing, and infrastructure.

  • Taping/identifying walkways throughout the plant.

  • Other duties as directed by management.

*** Primary Customers

  • Plant operations

***Other Key Relations

  • Quality Control

  • Maintenance

  • Production

  • 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 overtime 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 8-12 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.

Occasionally:

  • Lift/carry up to 50 lbs and over 50 lbs with help.

Regularly:

  • Stoop/bend to disassemble, clean, and reassemble equipment and infrastructure.

  • Kneel/crawl to disassemble, clean, and reassemble equipment and infrastructure.

  • Climb stairs to the mezzanine level for disassembly, cleaning, and reassembly of equipment and infrastructure.

  • Twist while cleaning and moving parts.

Frequently:

  • Use hands for various tasks.

  • Talk/hear in order to give direction.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Note: In terms of an 8 hour workday, “occasionally” equals 1 to 33%; “frequently” equals 34 to 66%; and “continuously’ equals 67 to 100%.

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