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Sanitation Technician

Company: Cacique Foods, LLC
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Established in 1973, Cacique-- has affirmed itself as America's leader in Hispanic perishables. Our product offerings span from fresh cheeses, table creams, and processed cheese to cured meats and drinkable yogurts. Our company has a leadership position amongst the Hispanic population nationwide and enjoys a steady path of growth. We are a very dedicated and competitive family owned company which offers an excellent environment in which to thrive and grow.Cacique looks to hire future teammates who embody Cacique's Four Pillars: Family, Quality, Integrity and Authenticity. These four Pillars are the values that have been the foundation of Cacique's success since its inception in 1973. Our work culture embraces people who are innovative, resourceful, determined, catalysts of change and champions of our values.Cacique is currently looking to add a Sanitation Technician to our Sanitation team. The Sanitation Technician is responsible for working with chemicals, keeping production areas properly cleaned and sanitized, removing waste from production areas, keeping supplies in designated areas fully stocked, and other sanitation functions to ensure a clean, smooth area of operations. The Sanitation Technician will work closely with the Sanitation Supervisor and Sanitation Manager to ensure that food safety regulations are met to produce high quality product and remain in compliance with all regulatory agencies. The ideal candidate will have a background in sanitation or chemical handling experience, in addition to willingness to learn new processes and be a team player.--At Cacique, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short term disability.-- As well as vacation, sick, holiday pay, birthday day off, 401k with company match, and more!Essential FunctionsKeep production areas clean and clear of debrisEmpty trash--in all buildingsHave an understanding of the various chemicals used and ensure each employee complies with company safety policiesClean drains daily and keep them clear of debrisProduction and Warehouse areas are cleaned via power scrubber on a daily basisClean and maintain the coolers.-- This includes taking out the trash and removing any debris on the floor.-- The Coolers are also washed completely once a month.Maintain all stainless steel doors located in production areas by cleaning them once a week; more often if necessarySafely handle all chemicals used. This includes, but is not limited to:-- Chlorinated Alkaline, Acids, Alcohol Sanitizers, and any other required chemicalsClean and maintain hallwaysKeep lunch refrigerators clean, inside and outClean and properly wash trenchesWash, clean and sanitize floor mats located throughout the--plantWash and change the filters for the swamp coolers located in--the buildingMaintain a clean, sanitary, and safe work area.Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.Follow all required work safety practices, including but not limited to: Lock Out Tag Out requirements, wearing all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling and fall restraints.Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.All Cacique employees are expected to produce and promote our products and services in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Quality / Food Safety Management Systems, Work Safety Programs, and all company policies and procedures.--
Required Skills
Good communication skills; written and verbalMust be able to communicate in EnglishAbility to stand and walk for long periods of timeAbility to carry a minimum of 50 poundsMaintain a good attendance recordAbility to work flexible hours and overtime as needed
Required Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent1-2 years experience in sanitation, CIP, or chemical handling experience (preferred food manufacturing environment but not required)--

Keywords: Cacique Foods, LLC, Amarillo , Sanitation Technician, Professions , Amarillo, Texas

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