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Sanitation Associate

Company: Ventura Foods
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Location:Saginaw, TXExemption:NonexemptShift:ThirdOUR COMPANY:Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers tables. We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work. As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much youre willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.Why Join Us?Ventura Foods offers career growth opportunities, on-the-job training, as well as a full suite of benefits beginning on your first day for eligible employees, including:

  • $1,000 Sign-on Bonus
  • Profit Sharing and 401(k) Matching (after eligible criteria is met)
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and Holiday Pay
  • Weekly Pay
  • Shift Differential Pay, $1.00/hr. (if applicable)
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Medical and Prescription Coverage
  • Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Basic and Supplemental (AD&D) Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Position Summary:To keep all production and receiving areas clean by cleaning and sanitizing processing equipment and maintaining the areas in accordance with approved quality and sanitation procedures. Maintain equipment and comply with food safety regulations to provide safe quality product to customers.Major Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Clean lint, dust, oil, and grease from all production equipment, removing parts as needed and putting the equipment back together for all production lines. Also responsible for cleaning overhead pipes and conveyors
    • Clean all processing tanks and vats, as well as cleaning or changing out filters as required
    • Assist with maintaining daily operational production efficiency and sanitation duties. Assist with maintenance of all sanitation related equipment
    • Clean floor using sanitation chemicals as required, transporting trash and other waste to the disposal area
    • Actively participate in the training of new hires and/or transfers
    • Complete all required paperwork, accurately and timely
    • Comply with all Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), safety procedures, company policies, quality policies and procedures, and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points as they apply to this position
    • Operate forklift or hand lift to transport materials as needed
    • Communicate problems or concerns with appropriate personnel
    • Responsible for following all food safety policies, procedures and regulatory criteria including the current SQF code, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and associated preventive controls
    • Other duties as assignedEducation and Experience:
      • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
      • 1 or more years of sanitation experience in a food manufacturing environment preferredKnowledge and Skills:
        • Must possess good reading and math skills to accurately perform the requirements of the job
        • Requires mechanical aptitude and good hand and eye coordination
        • Requires good written and verbal communication skills
        • Complete training and have working knowledge of sanitation responsibilities for all production lines
        • Capable of being forklift licensed/certifiedPhysical Demands:Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance. Additional demands may be required.Work Environment:In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed. May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards. May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.Required
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: Ventura Foods, Grapevine , Sanitation Associate, Other , Grapevine, Texas

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