Sanitation Technician Specialist (3rd shift)
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Schaumburg, IL 60173
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Execute plant sanitation
tear down procedures, programs and regulatory requirements ensuring all plant
equipment is clean and safe for production
- Disassembles equipment
according to the master sanitation schedule, by request to complete quarterly
tear downs per HACCP, by request of production and as requested by management
- Re-assembles equipment after
it has been cleaned by employee and ensures it is operating to OEM standards
- Ensures that all of
the information is recorded on the required systems, report deviations to
supervisor and management team.
- Assists the
supervisors and leads to coordinate the activities of individual departments.
- Maintains sanitation equipment (i.e. foamers, magnets,
chemical dispensing units) operational.
- Monitor the chemical storage and dispense the
appropriate concentration for cleaning activities
- Operates production
equipment (sauce tanks, CIP, mixers, sheeting lines, conveyors, proofers, and
freezers, etc) to ensure proper cleanliness.
- Acquire and
maintain fall protection and power industrial equipment certification to clean
evaporators and other equipment in elevated areas.
- Follows sanitation processes and procedures as well as
HACCP and safety programs.
- Ensures that the
sanitation and production equipment is inspected before and after cleaning.
- Submits requests
for repair of the equipment to the Manager or Superintendent.
- Ensures that the sanitation
of equipment, machinery and rooms in production are acceptable.
- Provides feedback for
repairs needed during non producing shifts.
- Requests materials and/or
equipment through the Manager or Superintendent as needed.
- Ensures that all work activities are performed with
attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all
appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous
- Ensures that all
sanitation containers are properly labelled.
- Ensures proper
communication and assists in pre-ops and changeovers between shifts.
- Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as
well as improve processes.
- Ensures that all
work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for
quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements
and a focus on continuous improvement.
- Follows all
company policies & procedures as well as the GMP’s (Good Manufacturing
- Maintains a high
level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.
- Reports any
unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.
- Follows daily work
instructions from the Manager and Superintendent and performs duties in a
- Maintains the
cleanliness of working areas.
- Accomplishes all
tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.
Skills and Experience:
- High School Diploma or GED preferred.
- Three (3) to six (6) months of related experience in a food
- Knowledge of cleaning
chemicals, LOTO, safety regulations
- Ability to use scissor
lifts, fork-lifts as needed to access equipment
- Sense of urgency and ability
to meet deadlines; self-directed
- Ability to work overtime, irregular
hours or rotating shifts.
- Ability to
minimally speak and write in English.
- Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and policy
and procedure manuals.
- Ability to use
tools and perform repairs as needed.
- Ability to convey
standard information in written and verbal form.
- Ability to add, subtract,
multiply, and divide.
- Ability to take
- Ability to
effectively communicate to appropriate personnel.
- Ability to operate
- Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.
- Bilingual preferred but not required
Physical Demands and Work
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
Physical Demands: While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand,
and is frequently is required to walk, talk, or hear. The employee is required
to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with
hands and arms; climb or balance; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50
pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift and/or move 51-100 pounds assisted.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to
Work Environment: While
performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a
manufacturing environment. The noise
level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job in
the plant, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to
airborne particles. Employee may be
exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
While in the plant, the employee is required to utilize the required personal
Nation Pizza and Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate with regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, or on any other basis prohibited by law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals who can perform their essential job functions with or without such accommodation.