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Sanitation Technician (5am-1:30pm)

Company: Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.
Location: Dekalb
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Posting TitleSanitation Technician (5am-1:30pm)Position Summary*Note this position will temporarily be in Bolingbrook, IL until we move to Dekalb throughout 2021.Position SummaryThe Sanitation Technician will plan, direct, and control daily and nightly cleaning activities to meet established standards. Position is responsible for following proper procedures to clean industrialized equipment, ensure adherence to food safety standards and assist in minimizing down time. Essential AccountabilitiesManage plant sanitation procedures, programs and regulatory requirements, ensuring all plant equipment is clean and safe for productionStrictly adhere to sanitation, GMP, and safety standardsPerform cleaning and sanitation activities according to Master Sanitation Schedules for the facility interior and exterior and ensure superior sanitation of equipment and surrounding areasMentor and motivate Janitors and Balers on shift, providing training and development to optimize performance and personal growthParticipate in regular meetings with plant management to discuss quality and sanitation improvementsFacilitate problem resolution related to sanitation and sanitation quality issuesFollow up on work orders with the appropriate associates to ensure expeditious performance of the requested workMonitor the Chemical storage and dispense the appropriate concentration for cleaning activitiesReceive and track sanitary and chemical inventoryMonitor sanitation team in the use of chemicals and proper safety procedures, checking inventory levels of chemicals and ordering supplies when necessaryUnderstand and demonstrate the Company's core values and operating principlesAdhere to all company policies and proceduresPerform other duties as assigned support to Ferrara Candy Company business objectivesKnowledge, Skills, Education and ExperienceMinimum of 2 years sanitation experience in the food-industry preferredKnowledge of cleaning chemicalsBasic knowledge of HACCP, BRC food safety and GMP principlesSense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines; self-directedStrong verbal and written communication skillsAbility to plan, organize and prioritize; ability to work under pressure and meet established goals and objectivesDemonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office softwareWorking ConditionsThis position requires knowledge and awareness of manufacturing and industrial sites. Protective gear will be required where appropriate. Position requires ability to work varying start times, overtime and weekends dependent on business needs.EQUAL OPPORTUNITYWe are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Keywords: Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc., DeKalb , Sanitation Technician (5am-1:30pm), Other , Dekalb, Illinois

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