This position cleans and sanitizes all manufacturing equipment and areas of the plant. He or she removes scrap product and packaging as needed and foams, cleans and sanitizes production equipment (especially food contact surfaces). Sanitation operator needs to be able to perform Clean Out of Place (COP) on the same equipment as needed to maintain sanitary operating conditions. Operator must be trained in and have knowledge of the chemical safety and the correct chemicals for cleaning and sanitizing. Operator is required to wear the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the position and follow all Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMP’s) required within the plant Performs basic troubleshooting and minor repairs to sanitation equipment in order to keep it in operation. Position requires lifting/carrying over/between 25 & 50 pounds repeatedly during the course of 10 – 12 hour work periods. This position requires standing, walking most if not all of the shift and may include stooping, crawling and crouching over and under conveyors as well as manually cleaning the equipment and facilities with brushes, push brooms, mops, and other sanitation equipment.
Primary Responsibilities for Sanitation Operator
- Perform sanitation activities for all equipment and facilities using Brooklyn Bottling sanitation guidelines (master sanitation plan) to ensure plant cleanliness to Brooklyn Bottling and its customers standards.
- The removal and proper disposal of trash, scrap, or defective finished product and/or packaging and raw materials to facilitate the proper sanitation of the facility.
- Sanitation Operator must ensure sanitary conditions are maintained or restored within the plant.
- Operate all sanitation chemicals and equipment
- Must clean and sanitize tanks, line, and fillers at quality controls discretion and timetable while also changing and sanitizing the three filters needed to screen product before filling.
- Must be able to follow and understand all Sanitary Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) as outlined in the plant Master Sanitation Schedule.
- Must be able to perform basic chemical testing procedure to determine concentration of chemical in use during different sanitation processed.
- Must be able to read a circular processing recording chart in order to determine if the proper time, temperature and chemical concentration were used during an automated Clean in Place process.
- Must complete the necessary documentation to record the correct sanitation process has been performed.
- Cleaning and sanitizing of plant areas (beyond production areas) on a regular basis and prescribed by the plant Master Sanitation Plan. These are weekly, monthly, quarterly duties in addition to daily duties.
- Availability to clean and sanitize the plant on an as needed basis. The sanitation duties are primarily at completed at night but may also need to be completed on weekends and holidays in order to ensure the sanitary operation of the plant.
Schedule: Monday thru Saturday 9pm to 6am.
TRAINING ON THE JOB. ELIGIBILITY FOR FULL FREE FAMILY MEDICAL AFTER THE FIRST 90 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT ONCE YOU JOIN THE UNION. ROOM FOR GROWTH.