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Sanitation Associate-1 in El Paso, TX at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    El Paso, TX
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


TX El Paso

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Sanitation Associate-1

Job Description:

Job Title: Janitor / Housekeeper

Department: Sanitation         

Reports to: Sanitation Lead   

FLSA Status: Hourly

Shift: 1st

Position Summary

As the title of this job suggests the work of a housekeeper worker is to clean and sanitize bathrooms, offices, windows, lunch rooms, and wash production equipment as needed on a timely manner to prevent accidents and satisfy production needs. The housekeeper also needs to ensure that materials are placed in their proper position and are available for use where they are needed. 1 year related industry experience.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sweep or blow down (Dry Clean) all assigned lines.
  • Lift trashcans, bags, and debris in excess of 50 lbs. repeatedly.
  • Work with hot water and caustic chemicals safely.
  • Squeegee, sweep, and mop.
  • Be able to comprehend the chemical Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Capable of working with minimum supervision, be able to problem solve and comprehend methods of cleaning and safely within the facility.  Operate processing and packaging machinery as necessary to complete cleaning cycle.
  • Filtration and /or removal of cooking oils used in processing.
  • Consider improve methods and suggest possible changes to procedures.
  • Notify lead of any suspicious personnel or incidents occurring that relate to plant security.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Controls further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Inform Line Manager, Group Manager or any other Management personnel of ANY Food Safety or Quality issues or of any processes which become noncompliant with specified requirements.
  • Wash and Dry production material such as candy sleeves and aprons on a daily basis
  • Supply and replace cleaning materials on the bathroom areas and offices.
  • Announce clean and sanitize the designated bathrooms on a daily basis
  • Must keep track of sanitation products and request additional material to their direct supervisor.
  • Replace and move carpets in the hallway before and after mopping and sweeping floors
  • Will be accountable to TreeHouse Food Safety and Quality Principles.
  • Will support the development, implementation, maintenance and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems
  • Other duties as assigned


*Must have good communication skills and positive attitude.

* Periodic lifting of up to 30 lbs, pushing and pulling on occasion.  Sitting, standing and walking throughout the day.

*Must be able to understand, write and speak Basic English. 

*Must be able to read and write clear, legibly and effectively

*Must be able to be standing and walk long distances for extended periods of time.

*Must be able to work in a wide range of temperatures

*Must be able to effectively move around a manufacturing plant which includes but it’s not limited to stairs, ladders, platforms, and equipment.

*Must be able to follow all safety policies and procedures including the use of safety equipment

*Must be able to read, understand and follow written instructions and materials

*Must be able to recognize visual signals, shapes, warning labels or signs

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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