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Sanitation Operator 3rd Shift

Schaumburg - Illinois (IL), 60173

Nation Pizza and Foods

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Follows daily work instructions from the lead, supervisor and Manager and performs duties in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all of the information is recorded on the required systems.
  • Assists the supervisors and leads to coordinate the activities of individual departments.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of working areas.
  • Maintains sanitation equipment in good working condition.
  • Operates production equipment (sauce tanks, CIP, mixers, sheeting lines, conveyors, proofers, and freezers) to ensure proper cleanliness.
  • Follows sanitation processes and procedures as well as HACCP and safety programs.
  • Assists supervisor and leads in the coordination of the Freezer’s Allergen clean up.
  • Ensures that the sanitation and production equipment is inspected before and after cleaning.
  • Submits requests for repair of the equipment to the Manager, supervisor or the team leader.
  • Ensures that the sanitation of equipment, machinery and rooms in production are acceptable.
  • Maintains and suggests changes that may increase the life of the sanitation equipment and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Requests materials and/or equipment through the lead and supervisor as needed.
  • Understands and completes all sanitation paper work related and CIP sanitation cleaning procedures.
  • Ensures that all sanitation containers are properly labelled.
  • Ensures proper communication and assists in pre-ops and changeovers between shifts.
  • Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve processes.
  • Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.
  • Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

Education, Skills and Experience:
Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Three (3) to six (6) months of related experience in a food manufacturing facility.

Skills and Experience:
  • Ability to work overtime, irregular hours or rotating shifts.
  • Ability to minimally speak and write in English.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and policy and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to use tools and perform minor repairs as needed.
  • Ability to convey standard information in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides.
  • Ability to take measurements appropriately.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to operate sanitation equipment.
  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, and is frequently is required to walk, talk, or hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift and/or move 51-100 pounds assisted. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job in the plant, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles. Employee may be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. While in the plant, the employee is required to utilize the required personal protective equipment.

Organizational Structure:
The Sanitation Operator will report directly to the Sanitation Supervisor.

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