Sanitation Tech III - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary:
Worker cleans food processing equipment, overhead pipes and conveyors, using brushes, air hoses, steam cleaner and chemicals. Also cleans screens, filters and floors using water hose, squeegee and chemicals. Picks up scrap cardboard and operates compactor. May also operate industrial truck to transport materials within plant. Responsibilities also involve supporting janitorial service in maintaining cleanliness and housekeeping of the facility.
Essential Functions:
Clean freezers (and refrigerators) by rinsing, soaping and sanitizing, following standard operating procedures.
Cover and protect electrical panels; disassemble, clean and sanitize, reassemble and run equipment.
Mix chemicals for hand wash and sanitation, correctly calculating the proper percentage of chemicals, water and other mixtures.
Perform general cleaning and maintenance of structural componets such as walls, fllors, HVAC units and ductwork, lights, pipes, windows and ceilings.
Must be free of identified pathogens spread by infected persons handling food such as Hepatitis A, Salmonella typhi, Staphylococcus aureus, etc.
Must understand and follow food safety (SQF)/Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards at all times.
Ensure compliance with all safery programs and maintatin hazard free work areas.
Use sound judgment and exercise caution to ensure personal safety and the safety of others.
Must maintain timely and regular attendance per company policy.
Weekend work is required
Must be able to work overtime to meet production and sanitation deadlines.
Responsible to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
Other sanitation specific duties as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Attributes:
Must adhere to plant work standards, high quality and productivity standards per plant requirements.
Consistently meets internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
Treats all team members with respect and maintains positive and effective communication with peers, leadership and customers.
Takes initiative to continually improve performance and work process through feedback, risk taking, problem solving and generating new ideas.
Listens to and follows instructions correctly.
Demonstrates job related skills in verbal and written communication.
Accepts accountability and responsibility for one’s work.
Demonstrates skill in confronting issues, problem solving and decision making to achieve desired results.
Demonstrates high motivation and energy in working with a sense of urgency in critical situations.
Demonstrates good time management independent of supervision.
Demonstrates flexibility to work varying hours and shifts, and Occasional to Frequent overtime.
Effectively rotate to all positions of Sanitation Worker on different schedules as needed.
Ability to operate production equipment in order to properly test and clean.
Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of all chemical mixtures and proper application.
Must be able to evaluate proper cleaning effectiveness.
Must be able to navigate numerous flights of stairs/ladders on a continual basis.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs and to work at high elevations, in confinded areas, in extreme head and cold and in outside conditions on a regular basis.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Must participate in Continuing Education classes offered through the company.
Must be able to communicate any food safety concerns to supervisor/management.
Desirable Experience:.
Previous Sanitation experience desired.
Forklift experience is a plus
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.