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Sanitation Technician- Day Shift

Williamsburg, Michigan
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Shoreline Fruit is the largest tart cherry producer in North America operating nearly 7000 acres of cherry orchards right here in Michigan, growing and processing over 40 million pounds of cherries each year. We are a grower owned company built from two families' stories filled with pride and hard work that continues to grow in its reach of customers here and around the globe. Working at our production facility, you will be joining the team that processes the finest cherry products and other dried fruits available anywhere in the world. We are dedicated to the continuous improvement of our products, processes, people, and in becoming a better employer every day.

We are looking for a dependable sanitation technician that can work well in a team setting as well as on their own to tear down equipment, clean and sanitize, and put it all back together to keep us up and running in a food safe and good manufacturing practices manner.

Day Shift: 6:50 a.m. 7:00 p.m. in a 4-days on, 4-days off rotating cycle. (4 day vacation every week!)

Salary and Benefits: We offer good pay, great benefits, and cool incentives
  • Starting pay: $14.50 - $16.50/hour with p ay increases at 60 days, 6 months, and yearly thereafter
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurances and Flexible Spending Accounts available after 60 days of employment
  • 401K w/company matching available after 6 months
  • Two weeks paid-time-off accrual starts at hire date and can be used after 60 days of employment
  • Voluntary overtime is available
Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions for production worker - sanitation:
  • Perform cleaning and sanitizing of all production equipment per cleaning work instructions between runs.
  • Conduct testing of sanitizer solution to ensure proper PPM.
  • Document tasks completed on the Master Cleaning schedule and/or daily paperwork.
  • Documentation of all chemicals taken from chemical cage and daily sanitation logs completed accurately, clearly and legibly.
  • Perform sweeping and mopping in all production areas.
  • Hose down floors and equipment.
  • Handle and apply cleaning and sanitizing chemicals safely ensuring that PPE & GMP guidelines are followed at all times.
  • Inspect sanitation equipment for inoperative equipment /ensure chemical cage is clean and organized.
  • Document in log book daily and notify Team Leader of any damage to equipment or mechanical problems on portable foam unit or sanitizing unit.
  • Operate floor cleaning units.
  • May clean other areas and perform other tasks as required by Team Leader.
  • Operate forklift and scissor lift
  • Ensure prompt start time at the beginning of shift and after breaks. Adhere to applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
Minimum Position Requirements:
  • Must be able to do all essential job functions including physical requirements and follow written safety procedures.
  • Clear communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not required if possessing appropriate skills.
  • Perform varying tasks while standing, lifting, crouching, etc, during long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Job requires being on your feet for most of the shift.
  • Attendance on-site required.
We are located at 10106 U.S. 31 in Williamsburg

Shoreline Fruit is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where we all feel we belong.

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  • Job Reference: 707266304-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Shoreline Fruit
  • Location: Williamsburg, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent