Ferrara, a company related to The Ferrero Group, is an emerging powerhouse in the North American confections and sweet snacking categories. A passionate team of more than 6,000 employees works together to share delight in every bite through leading brands that have shaped the industry for more than 100 years.

Sanitation Techs Immediate 2nd and 3rd shift (31st Street)

Job Location: ​Chicago​

2945 W. 31st Street, Chicago, IL

Want to make an impact?

The Sanitation Technician conduct daily and nightly cleaning activities to meet established standards.  This position is responsible for following proper procedures to clean industrialized equipment, ensure adherence to food safety standards and assist in minimizing down time. 

Ways you will make a difference

  • Manage plant sanitation procedures, programs and regulatory requirements, ensuring all plant equipment is clean and safe for production
  • Strictly adhere to sanitation, GMP, and safety standards
  • Perform cleaning and sanitation activities according to Master Sanitation Schedules for the facility interior and exterior and ensure superior sanitation of equipment and surrounding areas
  • Facilitate problem resolution related to sanitation and sanitation quality issues
  • Follow up on work orders with the appropriate associates to ensure expeditious performance of the requested work
  • Monitor the Chemical storage and dispense the appropriate concentration for cleaning activities
  • Receive and track sanitary and chemical inventory

 

Skills that will make you successful

  • Manage plant sanitation procedures, programs and regulatory requirements, ensuring all plant equipment is clean and safe for production
  • Strictly adhere to sanitation, GMP, and safety standards
  • Perform cleaning and sanitation activities according to Master Sanitation Schedules for the facility interior and exterior and ensure superior sanitation of equipment and surrounding areas
  • Facilitate problem resolution related to sanitation and sanitation quality issues
  • Follow up on work orders with the appropriate associates to ensure expeditious performance of the requested work
  • Monitor the Chemical storage and dispense the appropriate concentration for cleaning activities
  • Receive and track sanitary and chemical inventory

Experiences that will support your success

  • Minimum of 2 years sanitation experience in the food-industry, preferred

Our diverse portfolio of nearly 35 brands includes SweeTARTS®, Trolli®, BRACH'S®, Black Forest® and NERDS®, along with iconic favorites like Lemonhead®, Red Hots® and Now and Later®. Ferrara also manages the Keebler® and Famous Amos® businesses for The Ferrero Group.  Headquartered in Chicago, Ferrara has an operational network of 20 locations in North America that includes manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities. Learn more at www.ferrarausa.com.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.