Careers - Sanitation Associate

Position summary:

The Sanitation Associate maintains environmental and sanitation control standards within established policies and procedures created by the Quality Control Unit (QC). The position performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain GMP areas, hallways, and other assigned areas of the facility. This person works with the other sanitation employees in following appropriate practices for meeting cleaning standards and material handling. The position follows standard practices and procedures and complies with FDA regulatory requirements.

Position Requirements & Competencies:

  • Ethical conduct
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Good penmanship
  • Adaptability to changes
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with cleaning team under the guidance of the Sanitation Lead to make certain all tasks are complete and meet standards stated below
  • Cleans GMP areas, equipment, floors, walls, and ceilings in accordance with FDA standards as outlined by QC Unit documentation
  • Wears required captive clothing and complies with Personal Practices Training while in production rooms
  • Operates mechanical cleaners, vacuums, steam cleaners, and related equipment
  • Cleans rooms, halls and other general areas
  • Cleans and sanitizes all surfaces in bathrooms daily
  • Cleans vents, fan fixtures, doorframes and other high areas using a ladder in needed
  • Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials using specified bags or containers
  • Moves production equipment and other heavy objects as required
  • Keeps records documenting cleaning performed

General Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with team
  • 5.2 High School Diploma or GED
  • 5.3 3-5 years of practical experience
  • 5.4 Ability to read and write English, follow verbal instructions

Special Physical Requirements (The following are considered essential physical requirements):

  • No known allergies to the following:
    • Tree nuts (including coconut)
    • Dairy, including dairy protein
    • Fish
    • Dust & Mold
    • Commercial cleaning products
  • Non-smoker
  • Able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lb. packages (if pertains to position)
  • Able to be on feet for up to 8 hours or more
  • Requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing

Please note that this job description is designed to cover a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice. Employees who do not sustain the qualifications for this position may be subject to disciplinary action. External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled (as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act) must be able to perform the essential job functions, as listed, either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.


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