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Sanitation Tech I

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Paxinos
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food .

Location Description

Michael Foods, Inc. located in Klingerstown, Pennyslvania known for their ice cream socials at Klingerstown Lutheran Parish, fishing rodeo, and fireman's parade.

$15.50 hr. + $.75 Shift differential


This position is responsible for effective cleaning in specified areas of the facility. The primary focus will be on ensuring health safety and food safety from day to day. This will be accomplished by understanding and applying GMP's, SSOP's, plant policies and procedures. All employees, customers and consumers benefit from the work of the sanitarian ensuring a safe product.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Disassemble, clean, sanitize and reassemble some production equipment along with cleaning and sanitizing the production work areas with the use of pressure sprayers, foamers, and other sanitation equipment.
Assist in setup and start of designated production equipment such as ovens, pasteurizers, etc.
Assist in Clean Out of Place (COP) procedures.
Inspect and maintain rodent control stations.
Complete the proper paperwork required of the position.
Assist in production jobs as needed.
Be a team member.
Assist in use of power jacks and forklifts as needed.
Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained in order to maintain SQF certification. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: No prior experience or training.
Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.
Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification
Driver's license
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Safety regulations, and Sanitation procedures for the area
Basic mechanical skills with the ability to disassemble and reassemble production equipment
Ability to climb ladders
Ability to learn Confined Space Entry procedures and Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO)
Learn and adhere to chemical safety training
Strong attention to detail when reassembling equipment
Ability to work indoors in a damp environment with industrial strength cleaners and chemicals
Wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the position
Good writing, verbal and communication skills
Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely
Ability to achieve Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) certification
The equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
Ability to operate specific equipment or tools
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.

Benefits: Medical (HSA/PPO)
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Retirement Plan w/ match
Tuition Reimbursement
Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Plan
Paid holidays
Growth opportunities
Incentive Plan
Keywords: hourly, manufacturing, manufacture, product, labor, production, clean, cleaning, sanitation, sanitize, night, power jack, sanitary, food, safety, benefits, vacation, pto

Keywords: Michael Foods, Reading , Sanitation Tech I, Other , Paxinos, Pennsylvania

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