Ajinomoto Foods North America

Sanitation Tech

Job Locations US-CA-Hayward
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/14/2021 12:20 PM)
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Temporary Full-Time
Third Shift


Careers Center | Sanitation Worker (Second Shift)

The sanitation worker is a member of a Sanitation team whose duties are to clean, sanitize and maintain the Manufacturing plant. This will involve but is not limited to cleaning and sanitizing: production areas, machines, and equipment in food processing facility, cleaning floors, rest rooms, and break rooms, washing walls, cleaning glass, removing rubbish, and performing routine ground maintenance. The sanitation crew is required to work quickly and efficiently during relatively short time periods between the plant's normal production shifts, and be able to work as a team along with other members of the team, under stressful conditions and be flexible and willing to perform varying tasks per the supervisor's instructions and in accordance with all safety and regulatory guidelines.



Careers Center | Sanitation Worker (Second Shift)

  • Perform varying tasks while standing, lifting, crouching, etc. during long periods of time.
  • Follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Dismantle, cleans, and reassembles machine/production equipment.
  • Follow safety, food safety (HACCP, GMP’s, and Sanitation SOP’s) regulatory and operating procedures.
  • Follow procedures for handling, storing, moving and using chemical cleaners, in accordance with plant SOP’s.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Gather and empty trash.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Service, clean and supply break room.
  • Clean and polish all fixtures e.g. drinking fountain, door handles, and sinks.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using approved cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture, walls, and warehouse shelves.
  • Mix water and detergents in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Scrub warehouse flooring with motorized scrubber.
  • Clean outside grounds of paper, trash, and debris.  
  • Clean trash compactor, and card board area.
  • Monitor building cleanliness and safety by performing such tasks as placing caution signs as need, checking chemicals are properly stored, and dispensing bottles are clearly mark. Ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Move supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks (pallet jack).
  • Notify supervisor concerning the need for supplies.
  • Set up, arrange, and remove production tables, chairs, to prepare facilities for pre and/or post operations. 
  • Other jobs as assigned



Careers Center | Sanitation Worker (Second Shift)

Education and Experience:

  • 1 year experience in food, beverage or dairy processing/manufacturing environment
  • High school diploma or GED PREFERRED


  • GMP trained
  • Food industry experience
  • Sanitation experience

General Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate, conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.
  • Patience - Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and of not being hasty or impetuous.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal



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