To clean and sanitize equipment facilities, and grounds of production plants following production runs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:
Responsible for the removal of product and solid wastes in preparation of the sanitizing time. Remove solid waste and raw products from floors. Wash down equipment using hoses and clean up floors using brooms, shovels and hoses. Cover and protect all sensitive equipment with liners//plastic covers. Rinse all food contact equipment and structure of the plant. Apply cleaning chemicals to all equipment (food and non-food contact areas), using centralized or portable foaming systems, rinse and remove of cleaning chemicals. Assist with the disassembling of specified equipment for deep cleaning. Apply concentrated sanitizer to walls and overhead. Apply acidic chemicals to break down accumulated sugars on weekends. May be required to do general clean up on the weekends. May be asked to rotate to a different area of the plant (same position and shift) based on business need. Provide all required paperwork and documentation as needed to appropriate parties. Follow directions as directed by lead or supervisor. Perform other duties as assigned by lead or supervisor.
Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing. Sight, hearing, lifting, standing, climbing stairways, walking and balancing both feet on even and uneven surfaces, bending, twisting, crawling, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward, reaching overhead, reaching below shoulder, wrist turning, neck turning. Must be able to work in enclosed and high altitudes areas. Must be able to work in a wet and noisy environment. Must be able to work in different temperatures. Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.
Must be trained or willing to train in safety, product safety and related duties. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely. Must be able to understand English or Spanish. Must be able to work an overlapped and flexible schedule. Must be able to work weekends. May be required to work overtime depending on business need. Must pass a drug/ alcohol screen and physical, functional capacity evaluation.