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SANITATION ASSOCIATE II - SOLI ORGANIC

Soli Organic

Soli Organic

San Antonio, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
Description

At Soli Organic, we want to change the way people access organic, sustainable, and affordable food by revolutionizing what nature does best: growing healthy, flavorful plants. We take what we know about the biology of growing the best produce, and then use technology to optimize nature’s processes. We do all of this in our proprietary, USDA-certified organic, soil-based, indoor system. For us, everything begins with soil; it is the foundational building blocks that enable us to provide an ecosystem in which plants can thrive.

Over the past 30 years, we've seen this mission spread beyond our wildest dreams. Today, we are an integrated food solutions group with a nation-wide presence, and an ambitious drive to continue to have a positive impact for consumers. So how did we reach this far? We are constantly learning from nature, and we are taking those lessons in innovative ways and creative solutions that will serve the community of consumers who are looking for flavorful, healthy, and sustainable produce options.

SUMMARY: The Sanitation Associate is an energetic, motivated individual. The associate in this position is responsible for the cleaning of production lines, buildings, and the removal of debris; while properly maintaining and following good manufacturing practices and safety. This position works in a fast-pasted environment. The sanitation associate is expected to work independently and must have the ability to follow directions. The sanitation associate must embrace diversity in the workplace. This position reports to the Production Supervisor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Non-Essential Functions are preceded by an *)

  • Completes checklists associated with sanitation procedures
  • Clean and sanitize all production equipment
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums offices as necessary
  • Responsible for ensuring food contact surfaces are sanitary
  • Dust and clean overhead racking and overhead equipment
  • Maintains bathroom cleanliness
  • Refills dispensers as needed, this includes but is not limited to: towels, hand soap, toilet paper, hand sanitizers, and other dispenser(s) as directed by the supervisor
  • Uses mild cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces
  • Aid the production team by packing herbs when necessary
  • Reports any observed safety hazards/food safety concerns to their immediate supervisor
  • Maintains a safe work environment for the team
  • Other tasks may be assigned by the supervisor
Requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English and/or Spanish
  • Good attendance
  • Work authorization U.S

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year sanitation in food manufacturing
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of GMP's
  • Bilingual English-Spanish

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Promoting and maintaining a safe environment through teamwork and proper food sanitation training
  • Able to communicate, read, and have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand, follow, and communicate to other standards and procedures
  • Good organizational skills, and detail orientated
  • Able to cooperate with all co-workers and supervisory staff
  • Able to understand and follow instructions as given
  • Able to follow safety procedures
  • Able to work independently
  • Must have reliable transportation

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Able to work overtime as needed
  • Frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10lbs with occasional lift up to 25lbs
  • The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs and frequently life or move up to 50lbs

TRAVEL: N/A

COGNITIVE/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds without help.
  • Able to stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Ability to lift, carry, bend, push and twist frequently as needed.
  • Ability to life, carry, bend, push and twist - frequency varies during a normal shift.

About Soli Organic:

We believe that accessing organic, sustainable, flavorful foods provides an opportunity for people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures to enjoy high quality produce. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensure that everyone feels a sense of inclusion, participation and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population shares our fundamental core values of Respect for All Individuals, Customer Obsession and Winning as One Team, which creates a culture that attracts top talent, forming the foundation for a great place to work!

At Soli Organic, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

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Salary Description
$18.00 - $20.00