The primary function of this position is to complete operational and pre-operational cleaning, sanitization of the plant packaging and processing machines and work areas according to USDA regulations and ensuring all GMP and quality standards are met and maintain the efficient flow of product through the production process.
- Check the work schedule, receive cleaning assignment, obtain supplies required to perform the work, put on all of teh required Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Gear and prepare for operations.
- Prepare machinery for cleaning, remove materials from the machines and floors and place in the proper containers.
- Remove barrels, totes and other containers from the machine area, close valves, open doors, lids, drains and water valves.
- Breakdown, disassemble and/or loosen nuts, screws, belts, remove machine parts, conveyors, guard ralls, lids, doors and guards.
- Blow down the production equipment, conveyors and machinery with the compressed air tool as required. .
- Scrape material from the machine parts, shovel excess into totes and soak parts as needed.
- Obtain and apply the appropriate cleaning and sanitizing solution, apply foam to the surfaces, scrub surfaces and parts.
- Use the high-pressure hoses to clean and rinse the machine and parts, squeege the floors and clear the floor drains.
- Dry tools, equipment, machines, walls, floors and re-assemble machinery as required.
- At the end of shift, secure all equipment, perform general housekeeping duties and complete all required paperwork.
- Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and safety regulations.
- Must be able to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform the job.
- Must be able to perform all job functions safely.
- Must meet teh company standards for the job.
- Must be able to follow instructions.
- Must be able to work the schedule/assigned times and required overtime for the position.
Must be able to stand and walk for extended period of time.
- Must be abel to lift 50lbs.