Full Job Description

Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.

You’ll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.

Housekeeping


Job Description:

The Sanitation Technician is required to work in an environment that is wet, very humid and undergoes extreme temperature changes, from very hot to very cold. Due to the changing environment, a worker must constantly be aware of the effects of these changes. The sanitation worker will also be working around large processing equipment in which chemicals will be used to complete the sanitation process. The sanitation worker must be able to work as a team along with other members of the crew, under stressful conditions and be flexible and willing to perform varying tasks per the supervisor’s instructions and in accordance with all safety guidelines mandated by the employer.

To become a successful member of the Sanitation department, a person must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, able to keep up in a fast-paced environment, and not afraid to get “dirty.”


Location city, state
: Gainesville, GA


Hours: 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM


Wage: $17.59 Per Hour


Land O’Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as other company sponsored benefits.


Required Education:


Required Qualifications & Experiences:

  • 18 years or older

  • 6+ months of industrial manufacturing experience

  • Experience communicating work order progress to supervisor and production operators

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills.

  • Ability to work with Corrosive Chemicals.


Preferred Qualifications & Experiences:

  • Associate Degree

  • Experience with Microsoft Office with strong skills in Word, Outlook and Excel

  • Ability to use enterprise software as well as custom sanitation programs

  • Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge in their functions and ability to troubleshoot and fix system issues is preferred

  • Self-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision

  • Ensures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasks

  • Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team

  • Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule

  • Demonstrates active participation in solutions and continually finds ways to improve processes

  • Able to trouble shoot mechanical problems

  • Understand operating principles of food processing equipment

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment


Essential Physical Requirements:

Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.

You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms. Work may be performed in cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty. Physical requirements further include the ability to engage in productive and collaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performed during non-standard hours, including nights and weekends. At times, the ability to work overtime also may be required. The ability to perform these requirements is necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company engages in an interactive process to review requests for reasonable accommodations that may be needed to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform all the essential functions of the position. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the Hiring Manager.

Travel: N/A


Purina:

This role is part of our Land O’Lakes, Inc., Purina Animal Nutrition business helping our network of local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers serve producers, and animal owners throughout the United States. Through industry -leading R&D and committed partnerships, we innovate the nutrition products and practices that unlock the full potential of every animal for a healthier, more productive life.

Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check.