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Sanitation Technician - 3rd Shift $26.00/hour

Savencia Cheese USA LLC
City of Industry, CA
  • Posted: 13 days ago
  • $26 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Sanitation Technician position performs all tasks in the cleaning of equipment in a food manufacturing plant. This includes the use of corrosive chemicals daily to clean assigned production equipment, machines, floors, drain lines and the entire production area. The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure sanitation of the production plant is as efficient and safe as possible.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Properly store and protect all equipment that cannot get wet;
  • Collect and pump all cheese from the hopper of the filler to white or color rinse and identify & communicate waste;
  • Responsible for disassembly of the tear down parts and setup for any Clean in Place (CIP) connections for filler (s) and maintain equipment;
  • Responsible for cleaning fillers either by manual cleaning or usage of C.O.P. troughs at the correct temperature/time/ and chemical concentration;
  • Clean/rinse/ and sanitize filler (s) before re-assembly for production.
  • Check the daily production schedule and complete appropriate setup for the filler and area;
  • Sign off on CCP checks and cleanliness checks; daily
  • Responsible for completing Preventative Maintenance tasks as assigned;
  • Clean floor, overhead piping, ceiling, below machines, drains, hand sanitizer station, walls, and light diffusers;
  • Complete self-audit of all equipment and environment; Daily
  • Check for any visible damage to equipment daily and report damage to supervisor & maintenance;
  • Properly store all cleaning supplies at the end of the shift;
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement Process;
  • Follows all Quality policies & procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s);
  • Follows all Safety policies & procedures and participates in monthly observations.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in a manufacturing/plant environment with the following conditions;

Exposure to hot climate frequently

Exposure to chemicals frequently

Exposure to noise and vibration continuously

Exposure to wet and humid conditions continuously

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.

Stand - continuously

Stoop/Bend – frequently

Squat - occasionally

Crawl - occasionally

Climb Stairs or ladders -occasionally

Reach - chest level, above or below - occasionally

Push - 100 lbs. occasionally

Pull - 100 lbs. occasionally

Lift/carry - up to 80 lbs. occasionally

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours vary depending on the shift and department. Overtime and weekend work is required at times. Vacation coverage is required.

Required Education and Experience

  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing environment;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Basic mechanical aptitude.


1st Day Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Life Insurance

Short Term Disability

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Perfect Attendance Program

Savencia Cheese USA LLC


City of Industry, CA


Energy and Environment

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