Sanitation Specialist 20-5 - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

North Mankato
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.
The Sanitation Specialist is responsible for performing sanitation tasks to clean and sanitize all production equipment and processing areas. This employee is responsible for working safely using processes that meet food and safety requirements as well as sanitation goals and standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (not all inclusive):
Perform job with utmost Caution and Safety.
Participate in plant wide CPS initiatives.
Responsible for adhering to all plant safety policies, along with all SQF requirements.
Responsible for Food Safety & Quality
Adhere to direction set by Crew Supervisor and Leads
Provide input on improving efficiencies in the department
Test new sanitation methods and chemicals as instructed by QA Manager
Assist Sanitation lead in communicating directives as needed
Oversee any maintenance requests and transfers back to production
Perform Pre-Operational sanitation requirements
Understands and fill out the Pre-Shift Communication Checklist
Assist in the production line full cleans.
Daily cleaning of break room/bathroom/GMP room/offices/conferenceroom
Able to disassemble, clean and assemble production equipment
Able to run, fill, clean and perform minor maintenance on the walk-behind floor scrubber
Provides leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
Continuous assessment of possible trainings and self-development needs and options
Controls work flow in washroom to ensure smooth and effective operations
Regular, reliable attendance is necessary
Company Values
Pride in Company and Product
Speed and Sense of Urgency
Trust, Integrity, and Respect
An Innovative Mindset
Fact Based Culture
Accountability and Discipline
Social Responsibility and Community Engagement
Demonstrated Excellent Safety Performance. Accident/Incident-free behavior preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment as well as independently with good time management, interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated detail-orientation, prioritization, proactive work ethic and analytical/decision-making ability
Competent with computer use—Excel, Word, SAP, etc.
Ability to work overtime and adjust work schedules on an as needed basis
Strong attention to detail
Problem solving ability
Strong interpersonal and communications skills with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Takes on additional tasks as assigned by Management
Investigate problem causes in cooperation with quality & production
Able to lift 50 lbs. and perform semi-repetitive movements
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma/GED required
Pervious Sanitation experience
Travel & Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individuals must be capable of performing light physical activity as part of the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell with reasonable accommodation
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodation
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Will sometimes be required to climb ladders for sanitation purposes as well as operate lift equipment.
Starting Rate: $15.25 Plus shift difference
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee. Job duties and time spent doing them may change based on business need.
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.