Production Sanitor- 3rd shift
To properly clean all production and process equipment to ensure a clean and bacteria-free plant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Disassemble production and process equipment: clean, rinse, and sanitize all product contact machinery
utilizing all required PPE equipment.
- Reassemble production and process equipment after cleaning & sanitizing.
- Fill out “Pre-Op/Check List Sheets” for assigned job areas.
- Chemically clean machinery while maintaining proper safety procedures including LOTO for pneumatic,
electrical, etc. of energy sources.
- On product contact areas, must be capable of using 3M Biotrace units to determine the cleanliness of
equipment by following “sanitor self- swabbing program”.
- CIP (Clean in Place) technique (training required).
- Compliance to all safety, SQF, and GMP practices.
- Ensures compliance with corporate standards and systems to monitor food safety, food safety culture, quality and facility cleanliness.
- Participate in the “Daily Safety Captain Program”.
- Follow “pig program” on procedure of retrieving/recovering pigs and placing on appropriate storage boards.
- Where applicable; trained and capable on “pigging” of product lines from processing kitchen.
- Where applicable; ability to monitor and coordinate with packaging team then change and or switch product tanks during overnight runs.
- Other duties as assigned.
FOOD SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure all work is completed in a safe and sanitary manner.
- Report any suspicious activities anywhere in or around the plant.
- Inspection of work area for any possible product contamination issues before, during, and after sanitation activities.
- Complete proper documentation on all cleaning process including chemical concentrations, temperature, cycle times, etc.
- Complete pre-start up inspections of your area to ensure no product contamination risk exists and the area is in a sanitary condition.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple
correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to
customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform
these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
This job does not require any specific certificates, licenses, or registrations.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle,
or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, and color vision.
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ALERTNESS REQUIREMENTS
• Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
• Ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
• Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently
perform the duties of the position
• Ability to take prompt and appropriate response to operating conditions
• Ability to work in an unfatigued state
• Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
• Ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short term memory
• Ability to concentrate
• Ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
• Demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions,
moving mechanical parts, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to high,
precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud