Sanitation Operator Job in Denmark at Winona Foods

May 25, 2022

Job Description

Sanitation Operator Job in Denmark at Winona Foods

Job Duties:

The list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Disassemble, sanitize, and reassemble food processing equipment
  • Clean and sanitize equipment using a central sanitation system
  • Run CIP’s (Clean in Place) on production process lines and equipment following SSOP’s (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Dispose of trash and cardboard
  • Works as a team with production team members and other sanitation technicians to complete sanitation tasks
  • Housekeeping duties (warehouses, breakrooms, production rooms, etc.)
  • Follow Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly sanitation processes
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Trained and able to operate the sanitation equipment and maintain its cleanliness
  • Ability to effectively use hand tools, electric and pneumatic power tools
  • Ability to read procedures and safety information
  • Perform sanitation preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance on equipment
  • Comply with GMP standards as set forth by company
  • Use chemicals according to company guidelines and safe practice
  • Understanding of and compliance with safety practices such as Lock-out/Tag-out, wearing of PPE, and GHS
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Forklift and Scissor Lift Certification preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • A good knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices and food safety
  • Experience handling sanitation chemicals
  • Must possess a basic understanding of math and knowledge of liquid measures
  • Knowledge of various chemicals used in the sanitation process
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
  • Must be able to work in a climate that varies in temperature
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals

Conditions of Employment:

Candidates subject to a pre-employment background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana).

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