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Sanitation Technician at Daybreak Foods in Long Prairie, Minnesota

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Summary: This is a Sanitation Technician position in a Food Processing (eggs) company. The purpose of this position is to clean and sanitize egg processing equipment on a daily basis following the processing shift.

Key Responsibilities:
-Responsible for dissembling, cleaning, sanitizing and reassembling the processing equipment on a daily basis
-Requires working with chemicals, high pressure cleaning equipment, manual scrubbing, use of a hose, and use of simple mechanical tools
-Maintain training on the correct use of equipment
-Review the sanitation chemicals with the Supervisor including use, mixing, appropriateness, etc. Also maintain training on the correct use of chemicals and their MSDSs
-Responsible for record keeping/paperwork
-Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
-Maintain equipment and keep in good repair

Education & Experience
-Previous food plant sanitation experience is highly desirable. Training for egg specific equipment would be provided.
-Familiarity with GMPs or equivalent practices is highly desirable
-Knowledge of sanitation methods, chemical handling and use
-Knowledge of process control systems and food safety principles

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Must have a positive team oriented attitude
-Ability to work independently
-Ability and willingness to learn several associated jobs
-Ability to speak English and Spanish highly desirable
-Written and verbal communication skills
-Basic math skills

Physical Requirements:
-Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours at a time
-Must be able to lift 40 lbs. routinely
-Good hand-eye coordination

Working Conditions:
Works indoors in controlled environment. The environment can be very wet, warm in summer and loud. Chemical interaction may occur during cleaning. Employees are required to be cleanly dressed, wear hairnets, gloves, earplugs, necessary safety equipment, and boots. All of these materials are provided for by the company.
Start times vary with the shift lasting 8-14 hours per day. Requires the ability to work overtime as necessary.

The essential functions and qualifications detailed in this description are not all inclusive. Employees may be assigned additional responsibilities based on the needs of the organization.

Daybreak Foods is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran