Sanitation Associate
Rich's 14 reviews - 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 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.

' 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?
' 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/manufacturing/industrial 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

' 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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