Sanitation Technician


Pay: $22.50 + Shift Differential for Third Shift **Internal Candidates - please note, this is not a PFS position.

About the Position

This position is responsible for sanitizing the equipment, floors, restrooms, rooms, tools, and other equipment using approved chemicals, cleaning methods, and tools.

Essential Functions: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
  • Executes the sanitation and/or COP processes including breaking down, cleaning, and reassembling equipment for sanitation processes.
  • Understands and effectively uses all sanitation equipment and approved chemicals that support line sanitation.
  • Perform established work practices according to standard work and operating procedures, Master Cleaning Schedule (MCS), Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS).
  • Perform sanitation and detail cleaning of areas such as floors, walls, sinks, racks, tables and chairs, bins, paddles, and other tools, equipment, and features that come in contact with food.
  • Provide accurate account of work performed on the Master Sanitation Schedule and other reports.
  • Perform janitorial services in breakroom, restroom, offices, conference rooms, and locker rooms.
  • Perform other duties as assigned such as taking out the trash, mopping, sweeping, dusting, and ensuring all GMP receptacles are filled.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals qualified with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Stand and walk on a hard, wet surface floor for full work shift.
  • Able to move and lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds. Squeeze, grab, reach, move, lift, hold and other physical movements in order to detail clean and sanitize production equipment.
  • Work in wet environments with appropriate full body PPE and the approved chemicals.
  • Work in high places and confined spaces, and frequently climb, bend, and maneuver in restricted or tight areas.
  • Have a customer service and quality focus with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a high level of reliability and attendance to support a 24/7 environment.
  • Follow safety, GMP and other company and regulatory requirements.
  • Accurately read and interpret chemical labels, instructions and SDS sheets in English
  • Must be available to work any shift as needed.
  • Work overtime and alternative work schedules as needed.
  • Progressive skill levels require the willingness and ability to attain Genie boom, scissor lift, and floor scrubber certification.
  • Note that food safety requirements prohibit wearing jewelry, fragrance and other cosmetics.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Education and/or Experience:
  • Previous sanitation or production experience desirable
  • Prefer experience with air pressure hoses and vacuum cleaning systems.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


To support ongoing business goals and successfully contribute to your team, acceptable levels of performance and attendance must be consistently maintained.


Employee must follow procedures to ensure all food quality standards are met or exceeded.


Employees are required to conduct their work in a safe and legal manner, according to all GMP food safety standards as well as following any safety protocols. Employees must be willing to be responsible for their safety and health as well as the safety and health of all employees, vendors and visitors.

Employee must follow procedures to ensure all food quality standards are met or exceeded.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone along with reaching. Specific vision abilities include close vision requirements due to computer work. Moderate noise, ability to work in a confined area, and ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time are also included.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company.

The policy of The Krusteaz Company, Inc. is to hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.