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3rd Shift Santitation

Location: Oxnard, CA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 363

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable, and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious, and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts, and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever were with, whatever were doing, we always make it real.
Position Summary
Reporting to Quality Sanitation Supervisor, sanitation team members work closely with each other and the production team to ensure and maintain a calean, sanitized food grade environment for all ofi team members, our products, and our consumers! They are focused on the microorganisms that can impact the production process. Sanitation team members work to ensure the production floor and equipment is in a visit ready state at all times.
The ideal candidate will possess an innate sense of cleanliness, have excellent attention to detail and be willing to work safely and collaboratively with team members at all levels of the organization.
Position Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates safe basic operation of dry powder filling and packaging equipment
  • Cleans and treats equipment,grounds, and buildings
  • Handles chemicals and uses proper personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Washes,treats, and sanitizes processing conveyors and food processing lines in accordance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Supports preventative maintenance (PM) activities and rebuild efforts through detailing and reconditioning of equipment upon reassembly.
  • Participate in the evaluation and equipment inspections ensuring they meet food safety standards
  • Supports QA by cleaning, inspecting, sanitation, and swab inspections of equipment
  • Communicateand act professionally with all team members and visitors
  • Participates in housekeeping principles based on quality,and GMP guidelines
  • Supports overall departmental goals andobjectives; applies them to individual work performance
  • Activelyparticipates in and supports a safe work environment, timely reports hazards
  • Activelyparticipates and supports a food safety culture
  • Participates incompletion of data sheets in Red Zone including but not limited to sanitation quality and monitoring
  • Make recommendationsfor continuous improvement of current food safety/QC systems
  • Assists with custodial cleaning as needed
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance to include timeliness
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
    Position Requirements
    • High school diploma or state-issued equivalency certificate
    • Required todemonstrate consistent sanitary practices following training provided
    • Required to complete Blood Borne PathogenTraining
    • Required to complete Hazardous Material Identification andProper Disposal
    • Basic working knowledge ofFood Safety, Safety, Quality, Sanitation and Production Systems
    • Ability to follow complex work instructions
    • Ability to workrotating shifts with advance notice
    • Required tolift and move a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds or less
    • Required to workat heights of twenty-five (25) feet or less
    • Required to stand and walk for up to 90% of the shift
    • Regularly push, pull, reach, bend, stoop, kneel, climb, handle/grasp items and twist/turn
    • Previous sanitation experience is preferred
    Work Environment
    • Work with diluted chemicals such as sanitizing agents and cleaners
    • Noise level is loud, therefore always requires hearing protection
    • Exposure to dust and fumes
    The pay for this role in the state of CA is $20.00/hr and is based on the position responsibilities and geographic location
    Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
    ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected]
    At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.