Sanitation and Yogurt Production

DAHlicious - Leominster, MA



Sanitation and Yogurt Production

DAHlicious is a food manufacturing company focused on yogurts, dairy and cultured procducts, with a great company and culture including a fast paced, growth environment. Key assets of the individual will include intelligence and problem solving capabilities as well as analytical and critical thinking capabilities.

Summary/Objective The Sanitation and Cooking Associate position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to clean and maintain production and facility equipment according to SQF, GMP and other key standards and processes associated with the cleaning, sanitation and general maintenance of the facility and equipment.

Key Responsibilities are as followed:

- Use water, chemicals, and sanitizer to clean and sanitize equipment.

- Detailed sanitation and up-keep of the facility along with ensuring that all processing equipment is properly cleaned and sanitized to establish standards to process food products.

- Follow detailed recipes and cooking instructions to produce yogurt for packaging on day shifts

- Sweep and squeegee floors

- Clean equipment and machinery

- Carries out the day to day cleaning and duties of the sanitation department.

- Identify and report food safety and food quality issues

- Follow all OSHA safety guidelines required by company

- Comply with GMP and Food safety guidelines

- Perform all other tasks as requested by plant/floor supervision

- Work within a cold and wet environment and wear special company provided company gear at all times.

Other requirements:

All job duties are hands on working with food manufacturing and processing equipment

The environment will be working around water and cleaning materials.

The duty requires frequent climbing, bending, pulling and pushing.

This includes high pressure hoses.

Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Must be okay with working weekends and overtime.

Must comply with all established safety procedures along with OSHA rules and regulations.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. The work environment includes working in a hot/cold warehouse and/or cooler.


  • Technical Capacity.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Results Driven.
  • Initiative.
  • Hard working
  • Reliable

Supervisory Responsibility No supervisory requirements for this role.

Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration, and the noise level in the manufacturing and bottling work environment.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Sunday through Saturday, 3p.m. to 12 p.m. with specific weekly schedule and timing to be determined by supervisor.

Travel No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience working in a plant or facility in food manufacturing, or in the yogurt, dairy or beer industry is a positive

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Dahlicious is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Dahlicious' commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates._Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in manufacturing plan. The noise level in this environment is Medium to High. Regularly required to stand and move around for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to and lift 50lbs or greater.

Job Type: Full-time

Hourly: $13 – 17 per hour depending in experience

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour


  • Regulations: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)