Plenty

Sanitation Technician

3+ months agoCompton, CA

At Plenty, we’re on a mission to give people in local communities everywhere access to the freshest, most amazing tasting produce possible. And to do so in a way that’s better for the planet.

The people and teams who make up Plenty are at the core of how we do that. We are an ag-tech company looking for a Sanitation Tech.

About Role

In this role you will ensure our plant factory is spotless and meets all SQF Food Safety Requirements.

Type of Role

Full-Time

What You'll Do

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures
  • Wear required and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • 100% adherence to all company established chemical, safety and cleaning policies and procedures
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude
  • Execute sanitation schedule: Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Semi-Annual and Annual
  • Able to use industrial cleaning chemicals and understand chemical safety and chemical handling procedures
  • Sanitize and clean machines and machine parts using chemicals, high pressure hoses, spraying and scrubbing
  • Reassemble machines as necessary
  • Trash and recycling removal
  • Sanitize plant floors, drains, walls, and shelves
  • Perform record keeping and data tracking; responsible for completing the plant’s Master Sanitation Schedule
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Continuously improve the sanitation process
  • Complies with and follows company food safety and quality policies
  • Ability to push and pull Bins that could range from 100-400 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Occasional call for Overtime
  • Weekend work as needed
  • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple tasks at once

What We're Looking For

  • High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of 3-5 years related work experience required.
  • Experience and knowledge in food sanitation operations, procedures, chemicals and program standards, preferably in a general food or manufacturing industry
  • A working knowledge of food technology, food science, microbiology or chemistry required
  • Strong quantitative skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to think critically
  • Read and understand chemical labels
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as with groups
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, including electronically
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  • Ability to train, maintain and promote a safe work environment

Food and Worker Safety Requirements

  • Comply with all Plant, State and Federal OSHA, EPA, FDA, HACCP, and SQF regulations
  • Comply with GMP/GAPS in the Facility
  • Conduct monitoring activities to assure finished product comply with food safety and quality specifications
  • Assist in the maintenance of Food Safety and Quality system.

About Plenty

Plenty is here to change the way people eat, making extraordinary flavor and nutrition more available in a way that's better for people and the planet. We build farms that can put craveable flavor first while delivering exceptional yields. And our produce is always pesticide-free and grown using less than 1% of the land and 5% of the water of outdoor farming.