Sanitation Technician

Frontenac, Kansas, United States Full-time

Starting Rate of Pay:  $14.06 / hour (.50 shift differential for night shifts)

Schedule:  12 hour rotating shift

JOB SUMMARY: Maintains good housekeeping GMP’s and Sanitary conditions in all areas in and around the plant including production, packaging, warehouse, food ingredient receiving and storage systems to meet the sites Quality and Food Manual.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs CIP and general cleaning and sanitation responsibilities as assigned throughout the plant.
  • Under the direction of the Sanitation Supervisor and Sanitation Lead, inspects, promotes and maintains adherence to food safety cleanliness in the handling of product, ingredients and finished goods using proper work procedures and compliance with Food Safety Standards as defined by the FDA, SQF and /or HACCP programs.
  • Work closely with QA Lab to review environmental swabbing, plating samples and machinery swabs to ensure proper cleaning is being performed in the plant.
  • Understands and uses chemical or non-chemical pest control systems. May be certified in the use of pesticides and cleaners.
  • Ensures chemical containers are properly marked and tagged with the ability to track chemical inventory.
  • Keeps neat, accurate records of all work performed.
  • May perform internal audits in conjunction with Management Team and provide Corrective Action Support.
  • Participates with Process Improvement Team/ and or Safety Team to support production work crew in improving sanitation and cleaning procedures, and overall plant safety.
  • Additional projects as assigned by supervisor to ensure product safety and quality.Mechanically inclinedPositive attitude and willingness to learnAbility to stand for long periods of time and perform tasks on a ladder or at heightsAbility to understand chemical usage procedures, personal protective equipment, and apply that knowledge safely to the sanitation rolePrevious sanitation experience in food industry / highly preferredComputer literate in Microsoft products and other standard programsKnowledge of proper Personal Protective Equipment use as it applies to chemical usage

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the equipment and their function along with chemical applications awareness
  • High School Diploma or GED / Preferred
  • Ability to operate powered equipment (Fork Trucks / Scissor Lifts)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of visual work control and 5S / highly preferred
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Ability to speak, write and understand English / required

 

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