Feb 20, 2019

Leadperson-Sanitation, United States, Natural Ingredients

  • Sensient Technologies
  • Turlock, CA, USA
Full time Operations & Production

Job Description

This position is responsible for the cleaning of equipment and other areas of the facility as designated by the Supervisor. This individual will also supervise the sanitation crew as well as perform hands on Sanitation tasks.
The successful candidate must demonstrate competency in English in reading, writing and verbal communication, and will need to understand and execute written Sanitation SSOP’s. The individual will also be responsible for training employees in the SSOP’s and making sure that the assigned work is being completed and documented in a safe and effective manner. The individual must be comfortable both as a leader as well as working independently.
This role reports to the Sanitation Supervisor.  A high performer in this position will identify problems or discrepancies in the existing programs, and will seek and implement solutions to support continuous improvement within the food safety and Sanitation programs with little to no supervision.
  • Assist in in the managing of the Sanitation cleaning schedule by insuring that the schedule is being followed and that the completed tasks are documented
  • Train and develop new employees in the various Sanitation tasks, safety procedures and equipment use
  • Communicate with the Supervisor on shift to determine equipment or area availability
  • Perform Sanitation tasks including those that require the use of power equipment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ability to work with hazardous chemicals
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Must be able to work in high places up to 30’ high
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in tight places
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must be able to twist and bend down to reach under and between equipment
  • Must be able to wear a harness
  • Ability to work in hot and humid environment
  • Must be able to assemble and disassemble equipment using various hand and power tools
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and start times
  • Must be able to follow written instructions
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to follow all safety instructions
  • Must be able to follow all GMP procedures
  • Must be able to don all of the required personal protective equipment
  • Must be able to perform lock-out Tag-Out procedures
  • Must be able to drive a forklift
  • Must be able to drive a Jenie Boom
  • Must be able to work on and drive a scissor lift
  • Must be able to drive a floor scrubber
  • Ability to work collaboratively within teams and influence others
  • English written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work independently and to handle multiple priorities under minimal supervision
  • Requires the ability to read and write English
  • Previous Sanitation experience preferred
  • Previous leadership experience preferred
Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient’s value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
The Sensient Natural Ingredients group is part of Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group and is one of the largest producers and distributors of dehydrated onion and garlic products as well as chili powder, paprika, chili pepper and dehydrated vegetables such as parsley, celery and spinach. These ingredients are used in many of today's popular convenience foods. The Natural Ingredients unit is located in Turlock, California.

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