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Sr. Sanitation Worker- 3rd Shift

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


* Start a conversation and schedule an interview by texting "Carrots" to 661-403-4866.
* Inicie una conversaci--n y programe una entrevista enviando un mensaje de texto "Zanahorias" a 661-403-4866.


* This position will report to the: Supervisor
* Travel Requirement: None
* FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
* Shift: 3rd Shift
* Employment Category: Full Time - Regular


For more than a century, Bolthouse Farms has been known as the innovation leader in growing and distributing carrots and high-quality, innovative branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. Guided by its purpose - Plants Powering People--- - the company recently introduced its new Bolthouse Farms Wunderoots--- line of fresh carrot innovations including carrot dogs, and also produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, caf-- beverages, protein shakes, functional beverages and premium refrigerated dressings, all under the Bolthouse Farms - brand name. Visit Bolthouse Farms or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


Sr. Sanitation workers clean and sanitize equipment, facilities, and grounds of production plants following production runs.

* Responsible for the removal of raw product and solid wastes in preparation of the sanitizing cycle
* Remove solid waste and raw products from floors
* Cover and protect all sensitive equipment with canvas/plastic covers
* Preparatory rinsing of all food contact surfaces
* Apply cleaning chemicals to all machinery, using centralized or portable foaming systems, rinse and remove of cleaning chemicals
* Operate forklift for chemical transportation and trash disposal
* Operate riding scrubber to clean large areas of process floors
* Help with the disassembling of specified equipment for deep cleaning
* Apply heavy-duty chemicals to break down accumulated sugars
* Apply concentrated sanitizer to walls and overhead
* Monitor production employees to ensure they are using the correct practices for cleaning and sanitizing
* Maintain sanitation logs up to date and filed correctly for Beverage, Salad Dressing, and Ultra Premium Lines
* Ensures corrective and preventive actions and continuous improvement processes are being utilized in manufacturing and that action plans are verified and effective.
* Assist department supervisors with making go/no decisions concerning chemical, cleaning and/or design impacts on production, maintenance, quality and sanitation issues.
* Receiving Chemicals (Tankers) and Chemical Inventory Control
* Undertake and complete special projects assigned by the Sr. Sanitation Manager as necessary
* Provide technical expertise for environmental monitoring program development, monitoring and troubleshooting EMP.
* Communicate and escalate any safety, food safety/quality or vendor issues and provide support as needed.
* People / skill development through training and coaching.
* Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor or manager


Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Forklift certification

Additional Required Qualifications:

* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
* Must be reliable, responsible, dependable, and be able to fulfill obligations.
* Ability to work in a fast paced and high-pressure environment.
* Work as a team and follow instructions.
* Ability to wear a respirator mask which requires clean shaving.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Three to six months experience in a production facility
* Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Physical Demands:

* Environmental exposure- wet, cold and warm environments.
* Material exposure-moving mechanical parts.
* Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and vibrations.
* Ability to lift/push-pull/carry between 25-50 lbs.
* Ability to stand and walk for an extended period of time.
* During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that certain "non-essential worker" personnel may at times store consumer-facing materials (including, but not limited to, EADs, coupons, promotional materials, etc.) offsite from Company locations, such as at associates' homes or in vehicles. All such consumer-facing materials must be maintained in a smoke-free and secure workplace environment.

Hours & Workdays:

* 2nd Shift (3:00pm-11:30pm), when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.

* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Group Life and AD&D
* Voluntary Life and AD&D
* Group Short-Term Disability
* Group Long-Term Disability
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Employee Assistance Program
* 401(k)
* Paid Time Off


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance.


Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

3rd Shift (10:30pm-7:00AM)

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