Sanitation Technician

Trillium Farms - Johnstown, OH (30+ days ago)2.6

Company Overview

Trillium Farms is among Ohio's largest egg farms, with farms in Croton, Marseilles and Mt. Victory, Ohio. Our fully-integrated operations raise chicks, young hens, hens for breeding and laying hens. The more than two billion eggs we produce each year are processed right on our farms, to ensure our eggs are fresh, safe and wholesome when they reach our customers.

Our farms are committed to providing the best care for our flocks, responsibly operating our farms to help protect the environment, being good neighbors in our communities, and producing the safest, highest-quality eggs for our consumers.

We offer competitive wages, a compensation program with excellent benefits, including 401K, health, dental, Short Term Disability and life insurance.

Job Summary

As a Sanitation Technician, you will provide general operational and downtime sanitation in our processing plants.

Responsibilities and Duties

Perform cleaning activities according to Master Sanitation Schedules for the facility, interior/exterior. Ensures superior sanitation of processing plant, equipment and surrounding areas at all times.
Accountable to meeting company and USDA specifications by cleaning and sanitizing machines to ensure that morning processing crews can start on time. This may include tasks such as prioritizing, planning and moving quickly and steadily through sanitation duties.
Breakdown, disassemble and / or loosen nuts, screws, belts, remove machine parts, conveyors, guard rails, lids, doors and guards.
Spray machine parts and equipment with cleaners, sanitizers and hoses.
Mix cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions, and other compounds, according to formulas and safety guidelines to ensure proper cleaning and sanitizing.
Responsible for maintaining of plant transition zones from inside to outside daily.
Pre-soak or rinse machine parts or equipment by immersing objects in cleaning solutions or water, manually.
Operations of equipment such as turning valves or pressing buttons on equipment in order to regulate pressure and flow of water, air, abrasives from sprayer nozzles and/or activating cleaning equipment or machines.
Inspect parts and equipment for cleanliness, damage, and compliance with maintenance standards or regulations.
Perform and understand lock-out tag-out process on machines when working within machines to clean.
Responsible for performing job duties in compliance with all GMP’s and SSOP’s while adhering to all company safety standards.
Qualifications and Skills

High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree preferred.
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and the safety regulations.
Mechanical aptitude including ability to use common shop tools and identification of components of food processing equipment and packaging equipment. Intermediate troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Knowledge and experience with sanitation practices and cleaning chemicals.
Must be able to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform the job.
Must be able to perform all job functions safely.
Must meet the company performance standards for the job.
Must participate in company orientation and training.
Must be able to follow instructions.
Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined by the employer
Must be available and willing to work weekends and holidays as needed
Must observe all safety and security procedures; Report potentially unsafe conditions; Use equipment and materials properly.
Willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer's safety policies and rules; Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.

Benefits and Perks

Join Trillium Farms and become part of a winning team!

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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds)

Candidates should submit a resume online or stop in our office at 11210 Croton Rd. Hartford, Ohio 43013 to fill out an application. Trillium Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v