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Sanitation Lead 3rd Shift



Crystal Farms is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in cheese, bagels and refrigerated grocery products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career and sharpen your talents to make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

Performs the following duties:

  • Assist Sanitation Supervisor to manage all activities necessary for the cleaning and sanitizing of production areas and production equipment on a daily basis while ensuring that all duties are performed in accordance with SSOP (Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures), HACCP (Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points), FDA (Food & Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), all safety policies and procedures, and any other established policies and requirements.
  • Coordinate with maintenance personnel and sanitation crew the dismantling of production lines and equipment in preparation for cleaning.
  • Demonstrate Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Inspect sanitation activities (Projects, Cleaning, etc.) and participate in pre-operational inspections.
  • Conduct weekly inventory of sanitation supplies and chemicals.
  • Conduct daily chemicals concentration testing and making sure that door foamers and hand washer machines are working properly.
  • Maximize efficiency by operating at or above standard output levels.
  • Familiarity with all department positions and equipment
  • Review the department paperwork for accuracy and legibility.
  • Maintain daily communication with supervisor regarding all current and potential issues/concerns (safety, plant, cleaning, personnel, etc.) and offer suggestions for correction/improvement.
  • Ensure all sanitation employees receive breaks and they are not abusing them
  • Assist and train department employees (including new employees).
  • Troubleshoot mechanical or quality problems to produce a quality work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Work with supervisor on qualification reviews
  • Assist Supervisor to monitor and enforce safety
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Quality Manager of the department.
  • Job requirements:

  • Ability to properly lift, push, pull 20-100 lbs. repeatedly and up to 800 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to work standing up for up to 10 hours.
  • Basic math, computer, chart reading, and record keeping skills.
  • Have mechanical aptitude (including ability to troubleshoot).
  • Ability to understand a production schedule and Master Sanitation schedule
  • Leadership and problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication, time management, and work ethic.
  • Willingness to work efficiently and safely.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team setting.
  • Desire to produce a quality sanitation work.
  • Excellent attendance.
  • Qualifications

    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.

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