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3rd Shift Sanitation Tech

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Redding
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food.

Location Description

Michael Foods, Inc. located in Lenox, Iowa and often called the "Pearl of the Prairie" is where you can find small town living, focused on family and friends, with big city amenities not far from reach in Des Moines, Omaha, and Kansas City. Located in southwest Iowa, Taylor county, with a population of around 1400, the Lenox area reaches far beyond the city limits with beautiful and productive fields of corn, beans, and other croplands. Lenox holds an amazing four day Rodeo every July and is home to a beautiful 36-9 hole golf course, several fishing and boating lakes, great area hunting, a beautiful city park with swimming pool, and many picnic parks. The MFI location in Lenox produces primarily pre-cooked egg patties. With its friendly atmosphere, safe environment, and progressive spirit, Lenox is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.



This position is responsible for effective cleaning in specified areas of the facility. The primary focus will be on ensuring health safety and food safety from day to day. This will be accomplished by understanding and applying GMP's, SSOP's, plant policies and procedures. All employees, customers and consumers benefit from the work of the sanitarian ensuring a safe product.

This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.

We have the honor and responsibility of working in food a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities. This is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Disassemble, clean, sanitize and reassemble some production equipment along with cleaning and sanitizing the production work areas with the use of pressure sprayers, foamers, and other sanitation equipment.
Assist in setup and start of designated production equipment.
Assist in Clean Out of Place (COP) procedures.
Complete the proper paperwork required of the position.
Assist in production jobs as needed.
Be a team member.
Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Ensures regulatory compliance as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.



No prior experience or training.


Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.


Examples of licenses, certificates, and registrations required:

* Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification

* Driver's license


Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Safety regulations, and Sanitation procedures for the area
Basic mechanical skills with the ability to disassemble and reassemble production equipment
Ability to learn Confined Space Entry procedures and Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO)
Learn and adhere to chemical safety training
Strong attention to detail when reassembling equipment
Ability to work indoors in a damp environment
Wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the position
Good writing, verbal and communication skills
Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely
Ability to achieve Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) certification
The equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
Ability to operate specific equipment or tools

Keywords: Michael Foods, Saint Joseph , 3rd Shift Sanitation Tech, Other , Redding, Missouri

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