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Seasonal Sanitation Associate in Huntington, WV at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/5/2020

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Seasonal Sanitation Associate Position Summary:

A Sanitation Associate performs functions that combine traditional custodial services with equipment specific cleaning requirements. Includes routine custodial services, in addition to major functional cleaning/sanitizing, and includes building and grounds of facility.

This is a seasonal position expected to last from May 1st, 2020 to September 30th, 2020 with the opportunity to be hired into a full-time permanent role after the busy season. Hours and duration of employment are not guaranteed.


Seasonal Sanitation Associate Responsibilities:

§  Ensures and maintains a safe environment and documentation compliant with all BBU, OSHA, and/or governmental regulations, policies, and procedures

§  Follows Food Safety & Food Quality Plans to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards, the SQF system and other 3rd party audits

§  Performs cleaning of equipment services using appropriate procedures and inspections while ensuring that all safety guards removed are properly replaced after servicing.

§  Performs all needed sanitary requirements of equipment, outside grounds, restroom facilities, and of trash compacting and removal from production areas.

§  Responds to breakdown in a prompt and appropriate manner to minimize impact of non-sellable product that may cause interruption to the production functions.

§  Sweeps, wipes, scrubs, vacuums, sanitizes, washes, and picks up as required to keep building, grounds and equipment, clean and sanitary to provide an environment to produce wholesome food products meeting company, regulatory and customer standards.

§  Utilizes chemicals in cleaning/sanitation processes using labels, SDS (Safety Data Sheets) sheets, in accordance with company Hazard Communication Program.

§  Ensures safe and proper use of tools and equipment; ensures hand tools are free of defects; maintains neat and orderly work area, including proper storage/disposal of solvents, paints, and other cleaning chemicals in accordance with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agencies and company policy.

§  Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements

Sanitation Associate Qualifications

§  High School Diploma or GED and basic math skills are preferred.

§  Ability to comprehend label instructions, SDS and other safety warnings and chemical mixing formulations.

§  Knowledge of basic sanitation principles in a food processing facility, including knowledge of FDA, USDA, EPA is preferred.

§  Ability to work and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changes

§  Physical requirements: ability to lift 50 pounds, stand and/or stoop, bend, and climb for prolonged periods of time, perform repetitive motions, and work in an environment with varying temperatures

§  Must have good hand-eye coordination and possess motor skills enabling mobility and quick reflexes, as well as dexterity in ceiling height areas.

§  Must have visual/hearing ability sufficient to recognize or detect warning devices/signs.

§  A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.