Sanitation Technician

The Kraft Heinz Company Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 1 week ago

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Job Description

Sanitation Technician

Jacksonville, FL

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

KraftHeinz offers a generous and comprehensive benefit and compensation package:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • Short- and long-term disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401k

  • Hourly pay of $15.00

Work Schedule:

Full-time, 5-day Work Schedule, 8-hour shifts

Plant and Community Overview:

Plant Overview

The Maxwell House facility employs a highly-skilled union workforce, with an average seniority of 15 years. Our most senior employees have 52 years of service!

  • Opened in 1910
  • 205 full time employees
  • 413,000 square foot facility located on 10 acres in downtown Jacksonville

Community Overview:

Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles and is located where the St. John's River meets the Atlantic Ocean. While home to the Jacksonville Jaguars, it is also known as a regional business center, with many museums and cultural offerings. Jacksonville is also known for its world class swimming, surfing and fishing opportunities, as well as its championship golf courses.

For more information about our Jacksonville community, visit

Job Overview:

Are you ready to join a team that produces quality products that are amongst over 50 household brands in the U.S.? Do you want to go to work each day excited to be a part of a team that values you as a person just as much as a job work for a Company that values your creativity as much as your technical skills? This is the place for you to create your career and make a difference by working with a group of individuals who are as committed and dedicated as you are!

Responsibilities and Duties: Sanitation Technician

Describe the broad function and scope of the position:

Responsibilities include the sanitation of the total plant environment, both inside and outside the buildings. The routine cleaning of equipment and peripheral areas are part of the overall job responsibilities. Will be accountable for the care and cleaning of all sanitation equipment. Will be accountable for documentation as required by Governmental Regulatory bodies and Kraft Heinz. Will be accountable for the effective and efficient use of supplies and equipment. Green room activities will include use of key measures in Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety and Morale to track sanitation results. Actively participate in the Idea and Suggestion program for continuous improvement. Will be accountable for daily activities and work standards. Will actively participate in the training of new department employees. Other duties as required by Management.

Principal Sanitation Accountabilities

1.Clean and maintain Kraft Foods Jacksonville facility from floor to ceiling, wall to wall, and corner to corner.

Areas including but not limited to the following:

Bag Houses

Battery Charging Stations

Care and Cleaning of Sanitation Equipment

Cleaning of Water hoses/vacuum hoses/Air Hoses

Control Rooms

Dock Areas

Documentation as required by Regulatory Bodies and KRAFT




Elevator Cars & Shafts

Exterior Grounds

Exterior surfaces of Electrical Panels


Guard Houses, W&O


Light Fixtures and Covers

Locker rooms, Break rooms, Green Rooms

Lunch Storage Area

Maintenance Shops

MCC, Compressor & Oil storage rooms

Office Areas

Overheads (including piping, conduits, exterior of duct work, ceiling tile, lights)

Painting small areas

Periodic Cleaning of Bunkers and Bins

Periodic Cleaning as required

Platforms and framework


Required to use SAP Software



Sanitation Supply and Storage Areas

Windows, Screens and Blinds


Sugar bridge

Tassimo room

Truck Scale

Use of tools required for routine cleaning

Vacuum Pump Areas

Vents, Grids & Grills


Wash down Areas

2.Standard Operating Procedures

  • Maintain safe environment

  • Participate in Defect Handling

  • Inspect areas for defects and write up SAP notification to correct all defects

  • Submit Ideas & Suggestions for continuous improvement

  • Report any/all pest activity

  • Maintain GMP and PPE

  • NCO-Neat, Clean and Orderly

  • Extra Tasks as needed and assigned.

  • Housekeeping is everyone's responsibility

  • All equipment will be cleaned and put away, properly stored for next use incorporating the 5S model.

  • All hoses rolled up on reels

  • Vacuum cleaning is preferred instead of air/blowing

  • All cleaning will be floor to ceiling, wall to wall and corner to corner

  • Tasks will be reviewed routinely and updated or revised as needed


  • Comply with all procedures to ensure product safety and integrity.

  • Understand plant pathogen and environmental programs.


  • Suggest improvements to help reduce costs and improve procedures utilizing the Idea Trac system.

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of key measurements and cost drivers. Make go/no go decisions.


  • Insure that proper cleaning methods and procedures are being used at the production location.

  • Have knowledge and understanding of the production process.

  • Maintain a current and comprehensive knowledge of plant sanitation procedures to improve sanitation and reduce costs.

  • Assist quality, operations and maintenance in troubleshooting both production and sanitation.

  • Quarterly reviews with site Quality Manager and Sanitation Manager to insure Sanitation resource requirements are being met.

  • Ongoing meetings with production/sanitation leadership to review sanitation policy/procedure compliance, new projects, new equipment installation and provide training.

  • Work directly with chemical, safety, and equipment vendors to obtain a proper working knowledge of chemicals and equipment.

  • Have knowledge and understanding of Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Morale (QCDSM).

  • Participate and/or facilitate Green Room meetings.


  • Compliance with all corporate, plant and department safety rules.

  • Support and participate on Kraft Safety and Risk Management program.

  • Follow all guidelines pertaining to chemical use and sanitation procedures to insure a safe workplace.


  • Keep informed of regulatory restrictions and definitions of use of chemical cleaners and sanitizers to help insure safe and legal use.


  • Attend and maintain all required safety training.

  • Attend and participate on Sanitation training programs.


Jacksonville Plant

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Sanitation Technician

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