Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0291
Title Sanitation Associate
Job Family Operations-Cheese
Job Status Full-Time
Location Wyocena
City Wyocena
State WI
Schedule 8:30pm-7:00 am

1st Major Area of Responsibility – Sanitation

(Key Duties)

  • Responsible for the sanitation of all production equipment in all areas of the facility, which may include vats, conveyors, machines, tanks, pipes, fans, silos, hoses, and other dairy and packaging equipment.  Dismantle, clean, scrub, foam, power wash & rinse, sanitize, de-scale, de-mineralize, and re-assembly to ensure removal of all debris and build-up.
  • General sanitation of the work area by cleaning walls, floors, windows, sinks, scales, drains, footbaths, and electrical panels to keep areas free from bacteria, molds, yeast, and spores.
  • General janitorial duties of emptying garbage cans and recyclables from plant break rooms, rest rooms, front office, and any other areas within the facility.

2nd Major Area of Responsibility – Supplies & Maintenance

(Key Duties)

  • Maintain supply of chemicals and cleaning materials.
  • Perform general preventive maintenance on valves, pumps, conveyors, and other equipment.

3rd Major Area of Responsibility – Regulatory Compliance & Safety

(Key Duties)

  • Complete all required documentation, recordkeeping, and reporting as required by law and/or regulatory agencies, (i.e. DNR, DOL, EEOC, FDA, IMS, OSHA, SQF, USDA, WDA, etc.). 
  • Follow all SAFETY (food & workplace) policies and procedures.
  • Understand and be responsible for compliance with facility sanitation regulations and procedures.
  • Ensure safe handling, correct measurement, and proper usage of cleaning chemicals.
  • Maintain CIP operating pressures, flows, temperatures, chemical strengths, and pH levels.
  • Complete required paperwork, logs, and computer systems.

4th Area of Responsibility – All other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

(Key Duties)

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Follow government standards and regulations.
  • Provide back-up relief as needed.




High school diploma or GED preferred.



Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience and/or training required, preferably in a food manufacturing industry


Job Skills Requirements

  • Basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Ability to follow instructions/policies/procedures in written, verbal, or diagram form.
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