Sanitation Technician

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Located in Redmond, WA

Salary: $22.00

The Sanitation employee is primarily responsible to sanitize and clean the facility and production equipment according to the company’s procedures. In addition, this position has a basic understanding of the equipment and equipment’s function along with chemical application awareness. Sanitation employees may perform basic equipment breakdowns of production equipment and machinery in specific work areas and in the food processing facility. Sanitation employees are responsible for handling, and sometimes preparing cleaning chemicals, sanitizers, chemical concentrations, and storing chemicals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Promote health and safety in the workplace
  • Manually clean equipment; rinse, foam, scrub and sanitize production equipment; clean in place equipment ensuring that all areas meet standard requirement
  • Disassembly of processing and packaging equipment, scrubbing, sanitizing and re-assembly of same equipment
  • Utilize lockout/tagout procedures and follow all safety guidelines.
  • Responsible for cleaning, sanitation and sweeping of all relevant areas.
  • Utilize the proper soaps and sanitizers and adhere to Company safety regulations
  • Report food safety issues to the Sanitation Supervisor
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Abilities

  • Ability to read chemical labels or Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to learn how to properly handle chemicals used in the facility
  • Ability to read numbers, symbols and images electronic and paper
  • Must display good work ethic, resourcefulness, and organization
  • Ability learn and understand the SOP’s, SSOP’s and Inspection Regulations
  • Must demonstrate the ability to ensure quality control and efficient work flow
  • Ability to learn the technical aspects of equipment
  • Ability to work independent or work harmoniously with others in a team atmosphere
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced team environment;
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50lbs on occasion or continuously for 10 hours or more during a shift
  • Ability to stand, crouch, bend, climb stairs/steps, ladders and walk on wet surfaces on occasion or continuously for 10 or more hours during a shift
  • Ability to communicate effectively to co-workers, managers, quality assurance personnel, and government inspectors
  • Excellent manual dexterity; Strong physical endurance; Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Must have the ability to use basic tools (wrenches, screw drivers etc.)
  • Ability to effectively understand and follow a variety of guidelines and work procedures (including health, safety, hygiene and sanitation), alongside prioritizing and organizing workload

Express Office: Bellevue
4020 Lake Washington Boulevard Northeast
Suite 302
Kirkland, WA 98033
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