Sanitation Tech 2nd shift at Johnsonville Sausage LLC in Watertown, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Johnsonville, our members are responsible for everything! If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand, featuring bratwurst, Italian, snack and breakfast sausages in fresh and fully cooked varieties. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, the company employs 1,800 members and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company! Sanitation Technician2nd Shift Starting Pay $24.21 per hour!! Why This Is A Great Job For A Person Who Accepts Nothing Less Than Personal GreatnessYour contribution will ensure that Johnsonville products are of the highest quality and meet our defined standards of safety. You'll learn about a variety of Sanitation processes, expanding your existing knowledge for application into the business of making sausage. There is unlimited opportunity for growth as you become an active contributor to the Sanitation Team and assist your team in the quest for continual improvement.Position OverviewThe successful candidate will ensure compliance with safety, quality, and sanitation requirements. In addition, this candidate will establish and sustain effective relationships with all Members so that they may work together to promote innovation and cooperation in order to solve problems. Why choose a career with Johnsonville?

  • Great Company Culture

    • You will become a Member of a Team and not just an employee
    • We believe in the guiding principles of respect, trust, integrity, caring, ownership, appreciation, candor, humility, and innovation
    • Opportunity for growth
  • Great Compensation program

    • Great Base Pay
    • Monthly Bonus program eligibility immediately after hire with NO annual cap!
    • Outstanding insurance package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage after 60 days
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Gym Membership Incentives
    • PTO
    • 401K eligibility after 90 days
    • Discounted Johnsonville products


  • Prepare facility equipment for cleaning by locking out machinery and covering all electrical equipment with plastic
  • Use cleaning and sanitizing chemicals
  • Rinse, foam, scrub, and sanitize production equipment ensuring that all areas meet Johnsonville and USDA standards of acceptability
  • Conduct environmental and bioluminescence swabbing
  • Wipe condensation
  • Must be able to complete sanitation documentation paperwork accurately
  • Be able to perform and rotate through several job functions within each department


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required


  • Basic sanitation experience preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP's)
  • Must be able to identify Critical Control Points (CCPs) in area of responsibility and maintain all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Must be dependable, honest and proactive
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong math background is required
  • Must be able to become certified in chemical usage

Other Requirements

  • Ability to perform responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Comply with GMPs and safety rules at all times
  • Ability to work at heights that are above ground level
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to work in cold and wet conditions
  • Ability to hold a hose for an extended period of time
  • Physical demands for this position require walking or standing most of the time
  • External Candidates Only: Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check

Location:WatertownHours:2nd Shift 5:00pm - 1:30am (Overtime as production demands including possible weekends) Refer a new member and you're BOTH eligible for a $1,000 referral reward (paid out in increments over the new hire's first 6 months of service)! How to Apply - External Applicants: Apply at We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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