Jobs Department: Sanitations

Sanitation Lead

August 22nd, 2022 |

A. PURPOSE
Responsible for detailed cleaning and upkeep of the plant, ensuring that all equipment is properly sanitized and ready for processing.

B. DUTIES
The duties of this position are those described below. This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

C. Required Training
• LOTO
• Chemical Safety Handling
• Basics OF Cleaning
• Sanitation PPE Requirements
• Chemical Titration
• Scissor Lift/Boom Lift Certified
• Forklift Certified
• Confined Space Certified

1. Essential Duties: These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.
A. Work with sanitation employees to maintain the plant and its surroundings clean and to ensure that the proper sanitizing guidelines are followed. Also assists the Production department as needed.
B. Oversee (Assist if needed) all aspects of plant sanitation, including the proper and safe use of chemicals that are utilized to clean and sanitize some areas of the plant.
C. Ensure projects assigned by the Sanitation Manager and Sanitation Foreman are completed in a timely manner.
D. Ensure all general workers adhere to company rules, policies, working procedures and sanitation guidelines, or are reported to the Production Supervisor for appropriate action.
E. Assist the Sanitation Manager and Sanitation Foreman in the scheduling of temporary, weekend, and overtime work as needed, as well as in special cleaning projects.
F. Train new sanitation employees in all aspects of the job.
G. Oversee that all areas are cleaned, supplies filled, and trashed emptied (walls, sinks, commodes, all trash containers emptied, all toilet paper, hand towels and soap dispensers filled, wash rooms located in the production area, the boiler room, warehouse bathrooms, and the men’s and women’s locker rooms (mezzanine) are cleaned).
H. Assist and oversee the rinse and sanitize all packing lines before start-up of production, during lunch, and at the end of the day.
I. Ensure (Assist if needed) employee lunchroom are swept, mop, clean tables and trash removed.
J. Ensure (Assist if needed) outside eating area is swept, mop and clean once per shift, trash is removed from all containers that are over 1/2 full.
K. Do a general inspection and ensure all packing room floor areas and insure removal of all trash.
L. Ensure (Assist if needed) all inedible product from the packing lines, put it in metal drums (3/4 full), and is taken outside to the trash compactor area. CAUTION: containers can weigh 250 pounds and employee must use hand truck to transport the drums.
M. Ensure (Assist if needed) reusable cans from the patcher areas on the packing lines are rinse and return to the depalletizer for re-use.
N. Ensure (Assist if needed) unreusable cans from the patcher areas on the packaging lines, rinse them, and recycle them using the automatic can baler.
O. Ensure (Assist if needed) can washer operates properly when running oil. Monitor wash quality, soap usage, and steam intake. Ensure that all parameters are within specification.
P. Ensure (Assist if needed) trash compactor/dumpster are is cleaned and hose the area down. Sanitize this area using chlorine.
Q. Ensure (Assist if needed) Caser are Cleaned and swept including wiping down metal and clear plastic doors.
R. Ensure (Assist if needed) Labeler area is cleaned and swept, dumpers, and forklift battery areas.
S. Ensure (Assist if needed) Dumpster (Under) area drain is Cleaned the drains.
T. Ensure (Assist if needed) Label & Tray area is Sweep and trash remove from the entire Label & Tray area and all warehouses.
U. Ensure (Assist if needed) Quality Control cutting room, analytical lab, warehouse office is Clean and swept and trash removed.
V. Ensure (Assist if needed) that all chemicals are properly stored and labeled.
W. Ensure (Assist if needed) that all bathrooms located in warehouses #1, #2 and #4 are cleaned.
X. Report the presence of any insects or pests found in plant or office areas and logged in binder.
Y. Help coordinate the scheduling of safety and other training sessions as needed and ensure that employees attend training sessions as scheduled.
Z. Inspect and Ensure all plant parking lots are.
AA. Provide support to the Department Manager regarding employment practices such as employee commendations, hiring, disciplinary actions, and terminations.
BB. Provide leadership and guidance to employees in the department, as directed by the department Foreman and Manager.
CC. Assist the production department as needed.

C. REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
• Bump Cap
• Hearing Protection
• Hairnet
• Beard Net
• Eye Protection (Goggles)
• Face Shield
• Chemical Resistant Gloves
• Chemical Resistant Wet/Rain Gear
• Slip Resistant Shoes (Rain Boots)

D. Physical Requirements (All requirements are subject to possible modification to
reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.)
1. Physical activities of this position.
◼ Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
◼ Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
◼ Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
◼ Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
◼ Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
◼ Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
◼ Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
◼ Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
◼ Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
◼ Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
◼ Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
◼ Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
◼ Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling.
◼ Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
◼ Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
◼ Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
◼ Hearing: Ability to understand oral instructions in a noisy environment.
◼ Vision: Ability to see with visual acuity in order to supervise and inspect the work of others.
◼ Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

2. Degree of physical exertion required for the position.
◼ Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

3. Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position
◼ Inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.
◼ Outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.
◼ Both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
◼ Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
◼ Hazard: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
◼ Atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
◼ Oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

E. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Minimum 1 year sanitation experience in a food plant
2. Bilingual English/Spanish (speak, read, write and comprehend).

Sanitation Supervisor – 3rd Shift

August 18th, 2022 |

PURPOSE

Provide leadership and supervision for the sanitation department.  Supervise general sanitary maintenance of the plant and premises, insuring compliance with established company standards and governmental regulations.

DUTIES

The duties of this position are those described below.  This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.                                                                                     

Essential Duties: These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.

I.  Safety Activities

  • Promote, participate in, and fully support all safety program elements, directed towards achieving a goal of zero accidents, and leading the SFS plant to a “world class” level of safety performance. Activities include safety training, inspections, incident investigations, incentive programs, and any other safety-related activities.
  • The incumbent will direct and/or ensure compliance with the following specific safety areas:
  • Ensure all new hires, transfer employees, and/or agency temporary employees receive documented classroom training in the company’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) and “hands-on” job specific training in the department for which they are assigned before they begin actual work.
  • Be able to answer any employee questions about the IIPP.
  • Ensure all department employees attend monthly and other periodic general safety training and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) training sessions, and any other required safety training as scheduled.
  • Ensure all hard copy safety training records and documents are filled out accurately and completely with supporting training materials as applicable. Ensure such documents are promptly delivered to the Human Resources department.
  • Ensure department employees have and correctly use the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and/or any other safety equipment at all times.
  • Ensure job tasks in the reporting departments are done following established safety rules and procedures, with the utmost regard for the health and safety of all personnel.
  • Develop and foster proper safety attitudes of direct reports.
  • Conduct daily and periodic safety inspections; solicit safety concerns, suggestions, and ideas from department employees. Promptly inform manager of any findings and suggested remediations.  Promptly follow up to ensure remediation occurs.
  • Responsible for evaluation and investigation of accidents/incidents and hazards.
  • Ensure adherence to the company’s discipline policy, up to and including termination of employment for safety violations, in particular any violations for confined spaces, lockout/Tagout, machine guarding, working at heights, the operation of powered industrial trucks and/or violations of the Personnel Safety Procedures for the retort ovens.
  • Create and/or participate in creating and/or updating Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for all positions in the reporting departments.
  • Support company safety incentive and/or award programs and activities.
  • Train all sanitation personnel in the proper use of cleaning chemicals, insuring Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are read and understood, and that appropriate safety precautions relating to cleaning each piece of equipment and chemicals used are observed and followed.

II.  Supervisory Responsibilities-Employee Support

  • Supervise departmental personnel, ensuring they are compliant with company policies and
  • Ensure all employees are treated fairly with courtesy and respect, and that company policies (i.e., attendance, discipline, vacation, leaves, etc.) are followed consistently.
  • Orient, assist, and provide guidance and leadership to direct reports.
  • Assure direct reports receive on-going training and education. Cross train employees to assure efficiencies are kept at optimum levels.
  • Ensure the proper translations for Spanish-speaking only employees of all training materials and job descriptions, so that employees fully understand what is expected of them and all safety guidelines that must be followed.
  • Schedule regular meetings with employees so they can be informed of future events and work schedules, and allow time for any feedback or questions.
  • Schedule, monitor and approve employees’ work hours (including temporary, weekend and overtime work), and make necessary adjustments in the timekeeping system with assistance of HR personnel.
  • Interview and hire new and/or transfer employees as needed.
  • Establish daily priorities for personnel in departments of responsibility.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for employees in all departments of responsibility.

III.  Plant Sanitation

  • Monitor plant sanitation and ensure proper cleaning and sanitation of the plant facilities, premises, and processing equipment, in accordance with the Master Sanitation Schedule.
  • Monitor and ensure the proper operation and maintenance of all sanitation equipment.
  • Ensure proper storage and/or labeling of chemicals, supplies, and equipment.
  • Conduct daily plant sanitation inspection prior to start-up of production.
  • Monitor and ensure that the offices and bathrooms are properly cleaned by the outside contracted cleaning service.
  • Purchase and maintain adequate inventory or sanitation chemicals and supplies.
  • Ensure cleaning equipment and supplies are distributed properly and in working order.
  • Assure proper retrieval and disposal of all waste products and empty chemical containers.

Other Duties

  • Personally comply with all company policies and procedures including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Develop and implement a sanitation safety manual for training of all new hires in the department, and review annually with all sanitation employees.
  • Assist the Production and Quality Control departments where necessary and coordinate any special projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring the regular inspection, emptying, and cleaning of all equipment
  • Work closely with management to execute projects.
  • Collaborate with, and support other supervisors and lead persons to facilitate proper communication and teamwork across departments.

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

  • Hearing protection, hair net, beard net, slip resistant shoes with toe protection, bump cap, smock.

Physical Requirements (All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.)

Physical activities of this position. 

  • Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling:  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing:  Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling.
  • Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Hearing: Ability to hear and comprehend verbal communication.
  • Vision:  Ability to see to perform frequent computer work, and to work safely in a production environment.
  • Repetitive motions:  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

Degree of physical exertion required for the position.

  • Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. 

  • Both environmental conditions:  Activities occur inside and outside.
  • Noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
  • Hazard:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • Atmospheric conditions:  One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin:  Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • Oils:  There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Two to three years previous supervisory experience in food or related industry preferred.
  • Five or more years previous Sanitation experience.
  • Fully Bilingual in English and Spanish (read/write/speak).
  • Computer literate in Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written); able to communicate with all levels of the organization.

Janitor – 2nd Shift

July 27th, 2022 |
  • PURPOSE

Responsible for detailed cleaning and upkeep of the plant, ensuring that all equipment is properly cleaned and sanitized, ready for processing.  Also assists the Production Department as needed.

  • DUTIES

The duties of this position are those described below.  This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

  • Required Training
    • LOTO
    • Chemical Safety Handling
    • Basics OF Cleaning
    • Sanitation PPE Requirements
    • Chemical Titration
    • Scissor Lift/Boom Lift Certified
    • Forklift Certified
    • Confined Space Certified
  • Essential Duties: These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.
    • Responsible for detailed cleaning and upkeep of office restrooms twice daily and locker rooms daily. Specific duties are:  Clean walls, sinks and commodes.  Record date/time of cleaning on the posted form.  Empty all trash containers, refill toilet paper, hand towels and soap dispensers in all washrooms, and men’s and women’s locker rooms (mezzanine).  Make sure coffee, tea, condiments and paper towels are available in the coffee area.  Restock coffee supplies when needed.
    • Ensure the Analytical Lab has bottled water, paper towels, and soap available. Check or replenish supplies daily and as requested.  Clean spills in the Lab as necessary.
    • Sweep, mop, clean tables and remove trash from the Employee’s lunchroom.
    • Sweep and clean outside eating area twice per shift, ensuring trash is removed from all containers that are over 1/2 full.
    • Clean and sweep the Quality Control cutting room and warehouse office and remove trash from both areas.
    • Sweep all parking lots, including the back of the plant, and empty/remove all trash.
    • Ensure office and/or plant area trash containers are emptied as needed
    • Ensure Training Room is clean and ready for use at any time. Sweep, mop, clean tables, chairs, dry erase boards and other equipment and remove trash as needed.
    • Perform daily wash-down of sanitation lines at shift change. Serves as back-up for the Sanitation department.
    • Check recycling bins, including aluminum can bins, every week on Mondays, and other times as needed when bins are full.
    • Ensure the front office lobby cabinet is always adequately stocked with lab coats, shoe covers, hair nets, beard nets, earplugs and bump caps.
    • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • Assist administrative staff with special requests such as moving computers or other office equipment and supplies.
    • Change drinking fountain water filters every three months or when directed.
    • Assist the HR and Safety departments with employee activities such as luncheons, plant celebrations, Employee Communication Meetings, etc. Depending upon the event, will include setting up tables and chairs, distributing food items, delivering supplies and materials to event location, etc.
    • During hot summer months, prepares and delivers Gatorade to the lunchroom as per established schedule and/or as directed. Monitors Gatorade supply to ensure it is always available
    • Do a general cleanup of any assigned area as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
    • Bump Cap
    • Hearing Protection
    • Hairnet
    • Beard Net
    • Eye Protection (Goggles)
    • Face Shield
    • Chemical Resistant Gloves
    • Chemical Resistant Wet/Rain Gear
    • Slip Resistant Shoes (Rain Boots)
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.)\
  • Physical activities of this position.
    • Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
    • Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
    • Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
    • Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
    • Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
    • Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time.
    • Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
    • Pushing:  Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
    • Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
    •  Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling.
    •  Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    •  Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    •  Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
    •  Hearing: Ability to hear and comprehend verbal instructions; ability to communicate verbally.
    •  Vision:  Ability to see with visual acuity.
    •  Repetitive motions:  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Degree of physical exertion required for the position.
    • Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
  • Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.
    • Inside environmental conditions:  Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.
    • Outside environmental conditions:  No effective protection from weather.
    • Both environmental conditions:  Activities occur inside and outside.
    • Noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
    • Hazard:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
    • Atmospheric conditions:  One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin:  Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
    • Oils:  There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
    • Humidity: Exposure to humid conditions ranging from 70 to 92 percent.

Sanitarian

May 24th, 2022 |

Purpose

To provide guidelines to the sanitation shift ensuring that daily plant clean-up and sanitation procedures are conducted in a thorough and timely manner so that quality standards are met, and daily plant start-up proceeds as scheduled

Duties

The duties of this position are those described below. This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Essential Duties

  • Follow procedure to disassemble and clean food processing equipment and related areas on a daily basis
    · Clean in place (CIP) of process piping using regulatory approved alkaline, chlorine, & acid & Quat based chemicals.
    · Knowledge of sanitation chemical concentration
    · Proper handling and application of sanitation chemicals and tools.
    · Use of high pressure hot water for cleaning and rinse down
    · Dispensing and transport of chemicals in 2 ½-5 gallon containers
    · Inspection of own area to insure cleanliness.
    · Perform any cleaning duties in plant or office/restroom areas.(Floors-Strip & Wax, Custodial work, Plant floors)
    · Perform duties per Master Cleaning Schedule which are all plant areas not cleaned on a daily basis as assigned.

Other Duties

  • Forklift operator for unloading clams or any necessary materials delivery as needed.
    · Forklift operator for loading of trucks as needed
    · Helping production, Maintenance and other departments as directed
    · Scrape/Paint walls and equipment as directed.
    · Additional tasks as assigned by Supervisor or lead

Required PPE

Bump cap, Hearing protection, Hair net, beard net, Chemical resistant gloves, Face Shield, Chemical resistant bib pants and rain jacket, Chemical resistant steel toe, slip resistant boots, Face Mask

Quality Assurance Responsibilities

The employee is responsible for complying with the following Plant Operating Procedures: GMP’s, Plant Rules & Regulations, OSHA Regulations

Food Defense Responsibilities

Engage in our “see something say something” Food Defense Program. This will include any necessary training requirements upon hire, then annually. Employee must follow all aspects of the Food Defense plan and have specific training in their area. Responsibilities to include the following.

  • Ensure that there are no chemicals and non-food grade lubricants or physical contaminants in the process areas and report immediately to Supervisor if there is any infraction
    · Ensure that no personal belongings are stored in the process areas and report immediately to Supervisor if there is any infraction
    · Report immediately to Supervisor if there are any suspicious activities
    · Ensure that employees, visitors and contractors, are wearing the Company approved uniform and are following GMP and any other applicable Company policies. Report immediately to Supervisor if there is any infraction
    · Report immediately to Supervisor if there is any unescorted visitor or contractor seen in the process area or on the facility premises.

Training Requirements:

  • General Safety
    · Forklift driving Training
    · GMPs
    · Sanitation SOP Training
    · Chemical Safety Training
    · Chemical application Training
    · SQF-CCP Training
    · SDS Training
    · Food Defense Training
    · Storm water Pollution Prevention
    · Spill Prevention Control, Countermeasure
    · Alchemy Training
    · Safety Training huddle talks

Physical Requirements

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: Ability to understand oral communication in a noisy environment.
  • Vision: Clear vision of surroundings when pushing product, and ability to discern product codes. Ability to see in order to work safely around moving equipment
  • Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

Degree of physical exertion required for the position.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.

  • Inside environmental conditions:Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • Outside environmental conditions:No effective protection from weather.
  • Extreme cold:Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
  • Extreme heat:Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
  • Hazard:Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

Education & Skills Required

  • Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English.
  • High school diploma/ GED preferred