Sanitation Associate
Rich's - Niles, IL

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Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 9,000 associates worldwide.

We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Food Manufacturing Sanitation Associate to work at our Niles, Illinois facility. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.

The primary purpose of Sanitation Associate/Sanitor is to ensure all production areas and production equipment are cleaned, sanitized and ready for use.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
' Observes all safety rules and regulations
' Identifies and addresses product and processing problems in a timely manner and escalates issues to Sanitation Manager if resolution requires it.
' Maintains a safe and clean work environment throughout the plant, according to GMP and Safety Guidelines
' Prepares areas to be cleaned by setting up safety equipment and organizing supplies
' Disassembles, cleans, and sanitizes all production equipment in a timely manner
' Cleans floors and walls. Cleans common use facilities (locker rooms, restrooms, lunch rooms, parking lot) of the production and warehouse areas to maintain cleanliness
' Must be able to safely operate and understands proper machine operating and adjusting procedures
' Monitor, complete, and maintain efficient and accurate paperwork as needed
' Works to understand overall impact of his/her job on team productivity and plant profitability, maintains high level of personal productivity and contributes suggestions for work process improvements.

What do I need to be considered a candidate?
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
' Special certification may be required for the use and application of chemicals and equipment.
' Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
' MUST have a Minimum of TWO years experience in a food processing/chemical/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
' Must have good communication skills both written and verbal.
' Must be able to listen and follow basic instructions and work routines from superiors
' Must have the ability to train other associates in Sanitation/Environment Operations
' Must be able to identify chemicals, know when to use them, and follow all handling and safety procedures
' Ability to make decisions

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
' Must be able to regularly lift and move 50 pounds.
' Frequently required standing, reaching, bending, kneeling and moving about the facility
' Able to work in hot/cold or wet environment
' Frequent stair/ ladder climbing
' Works in high noise areas and uses mandatory hearing protection. Ability to hear emergency and evacuation alarms independently.

' Required to work various shifts and hours as needed.
' Works with potentially hazardous chemicals and equipment
' Works at a fast pace on a prolonged basis
' Works in confined and enclosed spaces

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.

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