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Sanitation Technician

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Lampasas
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary The sanitation worker is a member of a Sanitation team whose duties are to clean, sanitize and maintain the Manufacturing plant. This will involve but is not limited to cleaning and sanitizing: production areas, machines, and equipment in food processing facility, cleaning floors, rest rooms, and break rooms, washing walls, cleaning glass, removing rubbish, and performing routine ground maintenance. The sanitation crew is required to work quickly and efficiently during relatively short time periods between the plant's normal production shifts, and be able to work as a team along with other members of the team, under stressful conditions and be flexible and willing to perform varying tasks per the supervisor's instructions and in accordance with all safety and regulatory guidelines.
Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform varying tasks while standing, lifting, crouching, etc. during long periods of time.
Follow routine verbal and written instructions.
Dismantle, cleans, and reassembles machine/production equipment.
Follow safety, food safety (HACCP, GMP's, and Sanitation SOP's) regulatory and operating procedures.
Follow procedures for handling, storing, moving and using chemical cleaners, in accordance with plant SOP's.
Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
Gather and empty trash.
Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
Service, clean and supply break room.
Clean and polish all fixtures e.g. drinking fountain, door handles, and sinks.
Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using approved cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
Dust furniture, walls, and warehouse shelves.
Mix water and detergents in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
Scrub warehouse flooring with motorized scrubber.
Clean outside grounds of paper, trash, and debris.
Clean trash compactor, and card board area.
Monitor building cleanliness and safety by performing such tasks as placing caution signs as need, checking chemicals are properly stored, and dispensing bottles are clearly mark. Ensure that hazards are not created.
Move supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks (pallet jack).
Notify supervisor concerning the need for supplies.
Set up, arrange, and remove production tables, chairs, to prepare facilities for pre and/or post operations.
Other jobs as assigned
Position Qualifications
1 year experience in food, beverage or dairy processing/manufacturing environment
High school diploma or GED PREFERRED
Food industry experience
Sanitation experience Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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. Work environment: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The work environment may be noisy, dusty, slippery, hot or cold, depending on the particular product and manufacturing processes being carried out. Workers are required to regularly wash their hands with anti-bacterial soap and sanitizer, wear protective clothing including hair nets, gloves, masks and overalls, which will help avoid contaminating products. Physical demands: Frequent use of hands to finger, handle, grasp or touch objects and tools. Frequent standing, walking, climbing, squatting, stooping, crouching, twisting, bending and reaching. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Working in cold environment of 20-40 degrees Fahrenheit or 80-100 degrees in Fahrenheit for extended periods is likely. Must have the ability to smell and detect odors. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Georgetown , Sanitation Technician, Professions , Lampasas, Texas

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