1401-Sanitation Technician II in Lodi, CA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


CA Lodi

Job Type:

Production Sanitation

Job Posting Title:

1401-Sanitation Technician II

Job Description:

MAIN DUTIES: (working in small teams)

• Cleans and sanitizes the production lines in Bread, Bagels, Danish, Doughnuts, Cake, Cake

Finishing and Packaging,

• Covers all electrical panels/outlets before washing

• Ensures that working lines are protected from overspray and cross contamination

• Cleans and sanitizes production areas as defined in department specific cleaning form,

• Removes machine parts (belts, rollers, guards etc.) and takes to be cleaned and sanitized –

reassembles once cleaned

• Ensures internal drains are clean and working

• Maintains plant cleanliness ( i.e., Empties scrap bins into compactor  - cleans empty bins – cleans

compactor area)

• Clean out of Place (COP) room – washes all bins, trays, machine parts – ensures that they are

sanitized – air dry larger machine parts;

• Cleans other plant areas per master sanitation schedule;

• Uses motorized pallet jack, scissor lift, and fork lift to access or move equipment;

• Rotates positions to learn the complexities of cleaning each piece of machinery;

• Fills out daily cleaning forms and master cleaning schedule.

• When backfilling lead position, completes items on Lead standard work checklist, provide direction

to other employees and performs sanitation verification tests with Adenosine Tri-Phosphate (ATP)

testing equipment.

• Performs other assigned duties as required

SAFETY AND QUALITY: • Follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and all other food safety requirements • Reports any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices/conditions to the Team Leader or Supervisor • Be able to safely lift items from 10-50 pounds – boxes, scrap bins, garbage bins, machine parts, belts – ask for help for lifting heavier items • Performs Lock-Out Tag-Out per posted procedures to ensure machinery is safe to work on • Recommends changes to improve sanitation standards • Must be certified in Lock Out Tag Out and Chemical Handling • May be certified in the use of the motorized Pallet Jack, Scissor Lift, Fork Lift WORK ENVIRONMENT: • May be assigned to work in extremely cold or hot conditions • Most positions are located in areas with loud noise and will require the employee to wear protective ear plugs • Other conditions include flour dust, wet floors, occasional smoke and fumes from cleaning chemicals (ammonia) • Main activities will be constant standing, walking, lifting, squatting, crawling and climbing  • May be assigned to work from ladders or elevated equipment

SCOPE: • These positions have no supervisory responsibilities • Daily interaction with Team Leader and Supervisor • Works according to standard instructions/procedures with limited decision making – informs Lead or Supervisor of problems • Works as part of a small team – help each other out as required • Bi-lingual employees may be called upon to translate meetings, instructions or other information

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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