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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Sanitation Technician 1 (3rd shift)



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Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.


  • Disassemble, clean, sanitize and reassemble some production equipment along with cleaning and sanitizing the production work areas with the use of pressure sprayers, foamers, and other sanitation equipment.
  • Assist in setup and start of designated production equipment such as ovens, pasteurizers, etc.
  • Assist in Clean out of Place (COP) procedures.
  • Inspect and maintain rodent control stations.
  • Complete the proper paperwork required of the position.
  • Assist in production jobs as needed.
  • Be a team member.
  • Assist in use of power jacks and forklifts as needed.
  • Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained in order to maintain SQF Level 3 certification. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • No prior experience or training.
  • Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.
  • Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification
  • Driver’s license

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), Safety regulations, and Sanitation procedures for the area
  • Basic mechanical skills with the ability to disassemble and reassemble production equipment
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to learn Confined Space Entry procedures and Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO)
  • Learn and adhere to chemical safety training
  • Strong attention to detail when reassembling equipment
  • Ability to work indoors in a damp environment with industrial strength cleaners and chemicals
  • Wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the position
  • Good writing, verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely
  • Ability to achieve Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) certification
  • The equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
  • Ability to operate specific equipment or tools
  • Qualifications



    Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

    Loyal:Shows firm and constant support to a cause

    Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them

    Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

    Innovative:Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

    Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



    Peer Recognition:Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

    Work-Life Balance:Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

    Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

    Job Security:Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

    Growth Opportunities:Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

    Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

    Flexibility:Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

    Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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