Sanitation Technician

Tradition Fine Foods Ltd - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Statement

The Sanitation Technician is responsible for cleaning the equipment and facilities according to Good Manufacturing Practices while meeting safe quality food standards.

Essential Functions

  • Tear down and set up assigned area(s) for cleaning.
  • Prepare equipment, utensils and machinery for cleaning.
  • Adhere to SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) in doing the given tasks at all times.
  • Work with allergens i.e. peanuts and other nuts and chemicals
  • Sweeping/mopping floors, cleaning overhead structures such as pipes, beams, ceilings which will require a ladder
  • Periodically sweeping/cleaning inside cold rooms and storage freezers
  • Garbage collection and dumping in garbage compactor (15-20 kg)
  • Observe Health & Safety procedures at all times and report to Supervisor any observations that pose risks in the performance of duties.
  • Follow GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) at all times.
  • Attend required trainings and sign-up report forms on a timely manner.
  • Contribute to team work and foster positive working relations with peers, co-employees and superiors.
  • Preforms other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Physical Demands:

  • May be required to stand/sit/walk for long periods of time
  • May be required to perform repetitive motions
  • May engage in frequent bending, stooping or squatting
  • May be required to twist, turn, climb and/or crawl
  • Due to the environment, must be able to work in various weather and temperature conditions which include extreme heat, humidity and cold
  • Must be able to work in tight or enclosed spaces
  • Must be able to work with chemicals and be able to read WHMIS & MSDS information
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (to a maximum of 25kg/50lbs)

Health and Safety

  • Conduct all Job Tasks in a Safe and Responsible manner.
  • Participate in all Health and Safety, GMP and HACCP training as required.
  • Report any accidents, incidents and unsafe/hazardous conditions to your leadhand/supervisor.
  • Report any damages of property and machinery to your leadhand/supervisor.
  • Ensure that you understand how and when to use the Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) that is located in your work area.
  • Ensure you comply with OHSA, WSIB, MOL regulations and/or laws that govern “workers” responsibilities in the workplace and Comply with Tradition Fine Foods Ltd. Safety Rules and Good Manufacturing Practices, and HACCP Programs

Job Specifications

  • High School Diploma (GED) or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of similar work experience in a manufacturing facility preferably in food manufacturing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Training in WHMIS and MSDS would be considered an asset
  • Ability to maintain working relationship with coworkers and subordinates
  • Flexible to work in different shifts and weekends

Job Type: Full-time


  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)