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Sanitation Technician (All Shifts)

Post Date:
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Sanitation Technician


The Sanitation Technician position is responsible for maintaining the facility following written Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) for production to run product that meets all food safety requirements.


  • 1st Shift: 7:30am to 4:00pm.
  • 2nd Shift: 3:30pm to 12:00am.
  • 3rd Shift: 11:30pm to 8:00am.
  • Overtime and weekends are required


  • 1st Shift: $14.50 per hour.
  • 2nd Shift: $14.50 per hour + $1.00 per hour shift differential.
  • 3rd Shift: $14.50 per hour + $2.00 per hour shift differential.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) to make sure that all equipment and areas are cleaned on a regular basis
  • Maintain the facility that is audit ready in a manner that meets all food safety requirements
  • Clean production equipment following established SSOP’s
  • Accurately and legibly maintain cleaning records
  • Ensure that all utensils, equipment, and areas are maintained in a clean and safe manner
  • Empty all trash and cardboard containers and dispose of properly
  • Maintain the facilities outside grounds for cleanliness
  • Follow all:
    • Company Policies
    • Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Food Safety Management System Policies and Procedures
    • Sanitation Procedures
    • Safety Procedures
  • Effectively communicate all relevant information to other production shifts and employees
  • Fire Extinguisher Inspections
  • Pest Control Inspections
  • Snow and ice removal on sidewalks (seasonal)

Equipment Used:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Lockout/Tag out
  • Uniforms, Safety Shoes for Wet Environment are provided
  • Basic use of Hand Tools
  • Cleaning Chemicals and Foaming Equipment
  • Water Hose (Working in a wet environment)
  • Pressure Washer

Ellison Core Competencies:

The following Leadership Behaviors are important to the success of the organization.

  • Collaboration.
  • Develops Others.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Drive for Results.
  • Motivating Others.
  • Integrity & Trust.
  • Peer Relationships.

Skills/Work Experience Needed:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Leadership Qualities / Works Independently / Self-Managed / Accountable and Responsible
  • Communicate Effectively with Co-workers
  • Read and Understand all Production Documents and SSOP’s in English
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Knowledge of Windows Software (Excel, Word, etc)
  • Knowledge of Kleanz Software preferred
  • Forklift experience
  • Boom and Scissor lift experience

Work Environment:

  • The work environment and physical demands described below may be representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Production area can vary in temperature either be cool or warm depending on the season and possibly humid in the summer months
  • Concrete floors are slippery, especially when wet
  • Intact senses of sight, with corrective lenses are necessary
  • Hearing and vision are required in order to be able to hear and read documents pertaining to the job.

Ellison Bakery is an equal opportunity employment employer where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protect