Sanitation Utility

Carrington, North Dakota
Oct 12, 2020

Position Summary:

The Sanitation Utility is a valuable role for any food manufacturing business. Our Sanitation Utilities perform essential work cleaning and sanitizing our non-production areas and other parts of our facilities to ensure safe and edible product is produced consistent with food safety standards. This role performs strenuous work to ensure the non-production areas are clean.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform sanitation responsibilities and complete thorough cleaning of all areas assigned; maintain master sanitation schedule, best practices, and follow sanitation checklist to complete daily, weekly, and monthly tasks; including restrooms, breakrooms, hallways, entrances, locker rooms, offices, and laboratory
  • Practice appropriate safety procedures when performing work assignments; observe and follow appropriate safety practices as outlined by standard operating procedures and safety expectations
  • Stock cleaning supplies and paper goods in order to maintain proper inventory levels. Assist other department personnel if chemicals or cleaning equipment are needed
  • Check rodent traps, and pheromone traps on a weekly basis to help monitor pest activity throughout the facility. Proactively report any signs of infestations to your supervisor.
  • Monitor and report all product protection issues as they arise (ex: glass objects in production area that could contaminate product or falling dust into product, etc.), and report any maintenance needs immediately to QA Supervisor or the maintenance department to help monitor the general condition of the facility
  • Sanitation Utilities are required to clean up blood stains or spills in the event of an accident or injury that takes place on company property
  • Other duties, as assigned

Education and Experience Required:

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment strongly preferred

Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds and anything over will require team lifting techniques or the use of mechanical lifting devices
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environment 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, reach above shoulders and climb and work off ladder/stairs for 3+hours per shift
  • Must be able to bend, crouch, and kneel for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to stand, and walk for 8+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping, and push/pull for 8+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to perform fine manipulation for 3+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken or written work and distinguish object or equipment visually

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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