Sanitation Worker - 2nd Shift (2pm-10:30pm) & 3rd Shift (10pm-6:30am)

Maintenance Santa Cruz, California


Job Summary

The Sanitation Worker I maintains high levels of plant sanitation and cleanliness. Conducts ongoing plant cleaning tasks along with regular sanitation of production equipment and facilities in alignment with product manufacturing runs. The Sanitation Worker I follows all regulatory and company policies and procedures and collaborates with Manufacturing, Maintenance and Quality departments to ensure consistent, high quality production.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain current knowledge of and promote food safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Maintain clean, safe environment throughout the production facility.
  • Regularly clean equipment including machines, racks, trays, barrels, etc. in accordance with Master Sanitation Schedule and other Company policies.
  • Clean floors, walls, structure and other areas of the facilities as directed.
  • Remove trash, corrugate, pallets, scrap product, containers and metal and dispose of properly.
  • Treat all blood, other bodily fluids and other potentially infectious materials in accordance with Bloodborne Pathogens and Exposure Control Program policies, standards and procedures.
  • Assist with maintaining the Company pest control program.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner using appropriate signage and safety items based on the work being performed.
  • Conduct and maintain Sanitation documentation and records as needed.


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year janitorial or manufacturing experience.
  • Basic math, written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with and knowledge of Food Safety and/or GMP requirements.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.