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Job Title:  Sanitor - Night Shift

Facility:  Denver Manufacturing Plant
Location: 

Denver, Colorado, United States

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Why work for Dawn Foods?

 

PEOPLE.    PRODUCTS.    CUSTOMERS.

 

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1!
  • Competitive Pay at $23/hr plus $2/hr shift differential
  • 401(K) + company match
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional training
  • Family-owned business over 100 years in service
  • An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforce

 

Shift Schedule: Sunday – Wednesday from 6 pm to 4:30 am

 

Job Purpose and Overview

The Environmental Control team keeps the Plant clean and orderly inside and out.  This includes the use of chemicals, sanitation tools and equipment.  This role is a very important part of a critical team, sometimes working alone and other times working with other team members in order to successfully complete the tasks needed daily, weekly and monthly.   

 

What Does It Take to be a Sanitor “A” at Dawn Foods? 

Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred 
  • Previous experience in plant sanitation preferred 
  • Ability to read, write and understand chemical labels and SDS data  
  • Ability to work as a team or independently throughout the shift 
  • Knowledge of basic Sanitation Techniques 
  • Previous Chemical Training / SSOP Training 
  • Certified forklift operator or the ability to obtain certification 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills essential 
  • Be able to climb and work in high areas and work in small, enclosed areas safely 
  • Ability to work overtime with limited notification – weekend work is required 
  • Capable of working in elements such as extreme temperatures, flour dust, fumes, and occasional loud noises  
  • Experience with GMP's, IFS Standards, understand HACCP programs and plant safety preferred 
  • Ability to perform and demonstrate lock out tag out on equipment authorized to LOTO preferred 

  

What will you do as a Sanitor “A” at Dawn Foods?

  • Perform all EC Sanitor B duties, which includes janitorial tasks (mopping/sweeping/bathroom sanitation/office cleaning/trash etc).
  • Perform duties as assigned by the daily, weekly, and monthly master sanitation schedule
  • Adhere to all company safety policies
  • Work within operational procedures for sanitation of the plant
  • Follow GMP, Food Safety, auditing standards to ensure that the plant meets or exceeds these standards
  • Maintain work area to include the proper cleaning and storing of work tools and chemicals
  • Be able to identify, report and help eradicate insect and pest infestations
  • Adhere to the Food Defense and Security functions within the facility.
  • Maintain general cleanliness of assigned areas – walls, floors, ceilings.
  • Inspect socks for wear and replace as necessary.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the rail yard and inspect hatches for leaks.
  • Replace and clean filters per MSS timing and as necessary.
  • Operate and clean equipment such as the scissor lift/ forklift etc.
  • Clean Plant overhead areas.
  • Clean all Plant floor drains.
  • Respond to production calls for assistance with spills, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate the “Dawn Values” of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence.
  • Stripping and waxing floors
  • Supply inventory of the Janitorial closet and the extra storage areas.
  • Deep cleaning and sanitizing of Process/production lines when not in use.
  • Pest Control
  • ATP testing
  • Tower cleaning
  • Cooler and freezer cleaning
  • Cleaning of racks, pipes, and overhead fixtures/beams.
  • Upon completion of training, the ability to clean the silo rooms.
  • Upon completion of training, the ability to clean, foam, and sanitize processing equipment.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp, move, or utilize objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to use sensory perception for quality measurement of products.
  • Physical duties involved in performing this position include but are not limited to lifting, pushing, pulling, walking, bending, standing, crouching, reaching overhead and climbing.
  • This position requires proper sanitation of the equipment, filters, tools, and mechanical parts.
  • Team members must also be able to lift 2-50 lbs. on a consistent basis. Position requires constant and continuous support of production and other departments.
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut productions, egg, dairy, gluten, wheat, soy, seafood, and shellfish.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus
  • Temperature fluctuates with the season – colder during the winter/warmer during the summer
  • Working around heavy machinery – Hearing protection required in production area

 

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.

 

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.”

 

About Our Benefits

Dawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits.

 

 

 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID: 35992

An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Date:  Jul 3, 2024

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to careers@dawnfoods.com.

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