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Seaboard Triumph Foods FSQA Sanitation Technician in Sioux City, Iowa

Summary:

The Sanitation Technician is responsible for all aspects of externally sanitizing all production equipment, tools and work areas as well as the cleanliness of the entire plant according to a set schedule ensuring GMP and quality standards are met to maintain an efficient flow of the production process.

Triumph is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to a particular job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties and may vary based on production assignment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain and clean all work areas throughout the entire plant

  • Remove excess product from the floor and dispose of properly

  • Perform all functions of sanitation including; product removal, mopping, scrubbing, sweeping and detail cleaning

  • Obtain and apply the appropriate cleaning and sanitizing solution to all food contact and non-food contact surfaces, scrub surfaces and parts

  • Remove condensation from production equipment

  • Perform Pre-Op

  • Various other sanitation duties as assigned by the Sanitation Manager and/or the Supervisor

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of each work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED) preferred, but not required

  • Prior experience in sanitation in the food industry a plus

  • Understands and follow all OSHA/GMP/HACCP/SQF compliance requirements

  • Responsible for compliance of company rules, and regulations of food and safety standards

  • Meet minimum requirements on pre-employment testing, including drug screen and physical ability tests

  • Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position.

  • Ability and judgment to interact and communicate appropriately with other employees and supervisors

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form

  • Ability to perform job functions on scissor lift

  • Interact with USDA

Physical Demands:

The physical demands here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to move about the facility. The employee is required to sit; use hands to finger; handle; or feel/hold objects; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; speak; hear taste and smell.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to climb ladders and platforms, and enter confined spaces and wear all safety equipment. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters when performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly exposed to cold/hot and/or humid conditions, climate extremes are found in all areas of the plant

  • Frequently works near machinery with moving parts and vibration

  • Regularly exposed to strong odors and the sight of blood

  • Regular Exposure to cleaning and sanitation chemicals, hazardous material and waste as well as fumes or airborne particles

  • Risk of electrical shock and vibration

  • Noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be loud when in the production area

Disclaimer:

This position description in not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of the general responsibilities and requirements necessary to be successful. Triumph may, in its discretion, modify or revise the position description in order to meet the company’s changing business needs.

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