Sanitation Operator

In by Melissa

McCain Foods (Canada)
May 25, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$47.9k-$60.7k a year
  • Lethbridge


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Rotating shift


Position Title: Sanitation Operator

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Position Location: Coaldale

Requisition ID: 23000


Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Operates all equipment pertaining to Sanitation (includes the Portable Foamers, Gellers, Hotsy’s, Zambonies, Foaming stations, Hose repair equipment etc) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Performs Titration, PH, Chlorine and Quat tests for our chemicals.
  • Works closely with Plant Supervision.
  • Maintains all required documentation.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in the area.
  • Complete routinely scheduled sanitation tasks including high pressure washing, scrubbing, deep cleaning, waste disposal, and general housekeeping.
  • Responsible for mixing, handling and distributing for some chemicals and cleaning supplies in the plant.
  • Ensure all chemicals on site are properly identified, labeled and CFIA approved.
  • Perform corrective actions to resolve issues identified in daily Food Safety and Sanitation audits.
  • Take a lead role in the completion of daily HPC (High Performance Clean).
  • Provide support and guidance to all operations staff during every scheduled plant cleanup and boil-out.
  • Carry out various light janitorial tasks as required.
  • Maintains all required documentation as it pertains to the sanitation process.
  • Is a safety Champion in matters related to Chemicals and proper PPE.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Competencies)

  • Basic computer skills.
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Mechanically inclined and able to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Experienced with the safe handling of chemicals in accordance with WHMIS and TDG.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently using effective time management and organizational skills
  • Thorough understanding of WHMIS, TDG, plant sanitation requirements, industrial chemicals, and HACCP and AIB Gold standards.
  • Able to work in a high humidity, high temperature work environment
  • Must have strong communication skills, ability to follow detailed instructions, and be able to maintain good working relationships with Supervision and coworkers as well as ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work on a rotating shift basis.
  • Mathematical ability to perform basic calculations.
  • Must be willing to work in a team based atmosphere. Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently using effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have proven history of safe work habits.
  • Ability to work shift work when required- will be scheduled to work all cleanup and boil-out days.
  • Successful completion of a 90-day familiarization period is required

Required Length, Type of Experience & Licenses (if applicable)

  • Previous janitorial or sanitation experience is an asset.
  • Must have proven history of safe work habits.
  • Must be willing to successfully complete Forklift, Zamboni, Confined Space, Personal Fall Protection and Scissor/Boom Lift training (minimum height requirement 20’). Must be able operate this equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of Grade 12 education or equivalent.


Physical Requirements

  • Physically capable of performing all required duties including lifting up to 50lbs.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

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