Sanitation Associate in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

Job Type:

Production Sanitation

Job Posting Title:

Sanitation Associate

Job Description:


Including but not limited to the following:

Ø Support Safety efforts and contribute to Safety Awareness on a daily basis. Report safety incidents in a timely   manner.

Ø Actively participate in maintaining a “Food Safe” environment for our ST Specialty Foods and our “Customers”.

Ø Follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety Guidelines.

Ø Perform detailed cleaning in production and warehousing areas per the Master Sanitation Schedule.

Ø Complete all required sanitation paperwork daily and in an accurate manner.

Ø Support wet wash processes in production as needed. This may include disassembly and assembly of equipment.

Ø Perform special sanitation projects sometimes with little prior notice. Daily or weekend overtime may be required to complete these projects.

Ø Perform special cleaning & disinfecting procedure for blood borne pathogens, when needed on the plant floor and equipment– blood and biohazard clean up

Ø Support sanitation requirements for maintaining and supplying rest rooms and other areas as assigned.

Ø Mix and provide sanitation chemicals for personal assignments and to support needs in other areas.

Ø Transport trash and waste to disposal area. Maintain a constant vigil to pick up waste and debris. Clean up ingredient spills immediately.

  • Participate in improvement projects to support Continuous Improvement and Sanitation Improvement directions.

Ø Support “Food Safety” efforts by reporting pest and debris issues to the Quality Department.

  • Able to adjust work Schedule to suite our business needs during Audits Schedules and Plant Tours as needed
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently

Ø Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED). Desire and willingness to learn and accept responsibility. Prefer over 3 months up to and including 12 months of qualifying experience on related work or including lower level jobs within or outside the company

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read in English and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, including decimals and fractions. Simple use of charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, adjustable measuring instruments. Check reports, where interpretation requires basic skills knowledge.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: GMP and safety certification, Forklift Certified including aerial / scissor lift certifications required or need to be certified up on hiring in order to operate safely.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands 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 functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle documents or reach with hands and arms and talk or listen.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may (depending on the area assigned) be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

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 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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