Mizkan Americas, Inc. Job Description Location: Job Title: SANITATION TECHNICIAN
Department: Maintenance Reports To: Maintenance Manager/Quality Control Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
COMMENTS: This job description reflects assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. SUMMARY: The Sanitation Technician is responsible for maintaining sanitation of bottling lines. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Using common maintenance machine and hand tools. • Remove, clean and reassemble plant equipment and conveyors. • Must maintain maintenance records of equipment in accordance with cleaning program. • Monitor wastewater system. • Follow lock-out/Tag-out procedures. • Consider all safety precautions and proper isolation of live circuits. • Take proper care of tools and equipment. • Utilize personal safety procedures when performing job duties, ensure that equipment is operating safety and has returned all safety guards. • After training, may be required to handle hazardous waste accumulation. • Temporary job assignments to other shifts and/or departments may be required to maintain production. • Work with hot water, pressure washers and steam systems. • Must maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area. • Responsible for food product quality and safety. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred. • Technical or trade school courses or certification a plus. • Must be proficient in use of hand held tools, such as hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, etc. • Must have general knowledge of electrical test equipment such as multi-meters and ammeters. • Good writing, reading. Comprehension and oral communication sills are necessary. • Must be proficient in the operation of equipment, such as scissor lifts, forklifts and electric lifts. • Valid Class C drivers • Must have working knowledge of personal computers. • Job involves being on the feet most of the time with considerable lifting, pulling and carrying. • Frequently, incumbent may have to crawl over or under equipment to clean. • Duties are performed with some exposure to noise, lubricants, chemicals and occasionally hot or cold working conditions. • Must be able to work every weekend, overtime as required. • Must be able to occasionally lift a minimum of 50 pounds or occasionally with assistance lift items weighing up to 100 pounds. • Must be able to work well with co-workers.