Sanitation Technician

  • CCS Green
  • Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 26 Nov, 2020

Job Description

Overview:

Our client, a leading Canadian grower of cannabis and producer of cannabis products, is in need of several Sanitation Associates. The Sanitation Associate will be joining this rapidly-growing company as they continue to expand their production facilities in the Hamilton area. This is a full-time, permanent position to be based in their greenhouse and/or indoor facilities. The position will be responsible for supporting plant-wide safety & sanitation programs during the production, processing, storage, and distribution of high-value perishable goods. Work activities involve maintaining a hygienic, clean and sanitary facility environment, its equipment, building structure & grounds.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Cleans/sanitizes various mechanical and electrical equipment and workstations in the plant.
  • Disassembles, Cleans, sanitizes and re-assembles equipment according to standard operating company procedures.
  • Works with quality, production, warehouse and maintenance departments on executing projects and process improvement plans.
  • Responsible for clear and consistent documentation of work done.
  • Cleans and sanitizes floors manually by mopping and or floor scrubber.
  • Be trained and train others on cleaning chemicals according to chemical safety and right-to-know guidelines.
  • Follows safety procedures and participates in safety training.
  • Maintains safe and efficient use of equipment, tools, and person.
  • Reports any injury, accident and/or unsafe condition immediately to management team.
  • Supports product safety, quality and regulatory guidelines.
  • Follow and promote Good Manufacturing Practices and plant cleanliness among all plant personnel.
  • Follows all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all equipment is maintained and operated according to established sanitary and housekeeping standards, to highest efficiency.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Primarily working day shift, but must be willing to work flexible hours when required for specific projects.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand for a prolonged time and will be required to do frequent manual labour.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Qualifications:

  • Mechanical aptitude to understand and effect equipment operation and basic maintenance for the job function described.
  • 2+ years of sanitation work experience (in a food, beverage, or pharmaceutical facility is preferred).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Basic computer skills