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Location: Samson, AL, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 411

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We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed, and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses.
Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities.
Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Edible Nuts and Spices.
As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over 160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers. We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and agri-logistics.
ofi is a global leader offering naturally good food & beverage ingredients and solutions. At the forefront of consumer trends, we provide manufacturers and retailers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is part of that delight. From plant to palate, we take care of the ingredients. We are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. We add value through our unique manufacturing footprint and natural, delicious and nutritious products. Our fresh ideas help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices to create naturally healthy and delicious food & beverage products. Whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.
Position Summary
Reporting to the Sanitation/Shift Lead or Shift Supervisor, the Sanitation Laborer is an entry level position which is responsible for performing all sanitation requirements within the plant.
Position Responsibilities
·         Clean all plant areas that are not readily cleanable during normal operating hours.


  • Use water and chemicals only upon the direction and approval of the Shelling Plant Shift Lead. Dry cleaning is the only authorized method during production.
  • Take special care, following Preventive Controls when cleaning product contact surfaces such as elevator buckets and conveyor surfaces. Do not use any chemicals on food contact surfaces.
  • Strictly adhere to all SDS and label instructions of all cleaning products.
  • Use only plastic type scrapers on food contact surfaces.
  • Empty all mop buckets upon completion of mopping task.
  • Account for all cleaning materials and notify Shelling Plant Shift Lead of any missing, unlabeled, or misused materials.
  • Understand ofi Peanut Shelling safety policies, work safely and report any safety hazards or unsafe conditions to the Plant Manager or Safety Coordinator.
  • Comply with all of Peanut Shelling Company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Control Rules, and Occupational Safety Rules.
  • Comply with all ofi Peanut Shelling Company Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs).
  • Notify supervision of any conditions that may affect the Safe Food Manufacturing Policies and Preventive Control Rules.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Physical dexterity.
  • Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)
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.
Olam 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]
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