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Sanitation Worker (Industrial Sanitation) at US Nestle in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Sanitation Worker (Industrial Sanitation)

Job Description
Just 65 miles from Center City Philadelphia, Allentown - or Lehigh Valley - is in close proximity to many of the major Northeastern U.S. cities, which makes it an ideal location for manufacturing and distributing consumer goods. We utilize thermal processing and high-speed canning to produce varieties of our Friskies®, Mighty Dog® and Alpo® brands - brands we have carefully produced, packaged and shipped since 1955. Allentown balances the identity of a busy industrial city, as well as a beautiful rural environment that Nestlé Purina is truly proud to call home.

You will be responsible for formulation and dispensing of plant cleaning chemicals, as well as disassembly of valves, guards, and various other equipment for sanitation and inspection. You will set-up equipment for production and various other sanitation activities. In a 24-hour production cycle, we conduct 30,000 documented quality checks involving ingredient/packaging, receiving, processing, and packing. That's how much we care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of Ecolab cleaning chemicals and their compatibilities for correct identification, formulation and application, along with a basic understanding of the bulk chemical storage system for proper dispensing.

  • Transfer and apply cleaning chemicals and sanitizers to production equipment, which includes applying foam using rinse/form stations, operating portable foamers, and operating chemical shower/eyewash stations when needed.

  • Perform basic operations in the C.I.P. (Clean-in-place) system including setting up feed and return lines for specific C.I.P. circuits.

  • Operate dry cleaning equipment and clean storage areas insuring the use of air is controlled to avoid contamination.

  • Operate floor scrubber, forklift, scissor lift and Genie boom as needed to complete duties.

*Perform all other duties as assigned.*

Basic Qualifications (Minimum):


High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience:

6+ months experience in an industrial manufacturing, military or related environment


Experience in sanitation preferred

To our veterans and separated service members-you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission-you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Job: Sanitation Worker (Industrial Sanitation)

Primary Location: Allentown, PA US

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Career Area: Hourly

Nestle Purina PetCare Company