Quality Sanitation Technician

Company Name Edesia Nutrition
Date Posted March 2, 2021
Job Type Freelance


TITLE: Quality Sanitation Technician

REPORT TO: Quality Sanitation Supervisor

LOCATION: North Kingstown, Rhode Island

TYPE: Non-Exempt/1st Shift

The Quality Sanitation Technician is to be responsible for the implementation and execution of the company’s daily sanitation program. This role will ensure the company’s compliance to sanitation policies as established by both government and commercial regulations. This individual will have acquire knowledge and skillsets in manufacturing and food production facilities.


Quality Sanitation Technician:
  • Commit 80% of their time to moderate/heavy industrial cleaning and sanitation in production areas, including but not limited to: mopping, sweeping up debris, wiping down machines, cleaning walls, ceilings light fixtures, machinery/and or parts, and ceiling vents.
  • Read and interpret chemical labels & SDS (Safety Data Sheets) to ensure proper chemical use, dilution, application, handling, and storage.
  • Create and maintain an efficient, hygienic, and positive working environment.
  • Complete sanitation verification records daily – recording numerical information, entering words/and or phrases.
  • Proper use of zoned color-coded tools, per the facility color coded diagrams, as they relate to production.
  • Ability to adjust work flow to accommodate unexpected changes that may occur during the shift and prioritizing daily work plans.
  • Able to work independently to complete multiple daily tasks.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented; observant of areas that require attention to cleaning
  • Willing to take on new roles and tasks as needed and assigned.
  • Ability to stand, squat, and walk for long periods of time. Requires daily bending, lifting, ability to lift 50lbs, fill chemical containers, and unload supplies from pallets
  • Oversee cleaning and sanitation supplies & chemical inventories and report low inventories to the supervisor
  • Interact and communicate effectively as part of a team. Interface with production, maintenance, and quality departments & managers
  • Intermittently 20% of the job function will be performing cleaning of office conference rooms, common office areas, employee restrooms, and lobby


  • High school education or GED equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of sanitation experience in a food production facility o Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with limited supervision is required
  • Proven ability to work independently while performing a variety of production tasks
  • Ability to learn and follow Master Sanitation Schedules – Daily/Weekly/Monthly
  • Operate industrial equipment such as floor scrubbers, pressure washers, compactors
  • Willingness to work occasional overtime & weekends
  • Operational fluency of written and spoken English, ability to legibly and accurately complete work instructions.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Familiarity with GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices), food safety and sanitation (i.e. HACCP, BRC, SQF)
  • Experience with Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s)


  • 80% of the position will be spent on the production floor of an industrial food manufacturing facility. 20% will be spent performing cleaning of common office areas.
  • Wearing of PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment) and following GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Lifting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and repetitive tasks that are physical in nature.

The requirements described are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should complete the online application at https://www.edesianutrition.org/job-openings/