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Sanitation Assistant


This is a sanitation position in food and juice processing. Sanitation team members are responsible for properly cleaning production equipment and production areas in full accordance with food safety guidelines and company SOPs. Sanitation assistants are also responsible for completing daily cleaning and janitorial tasks in all other office and facility areas.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a safe working environment for all team members and visitors.
  • Maintain high quality and cleanliness standards in accordance with company food safety and sanitation standards
  • Daily cleaning of all food and juice production and storage areas
  • Maintain logs in compliance with food safety and sanitation policies
  • Daily cleaning of all offices, restrooms, reception and break areas, loading docks, and facility grounds
  • Daily restocking of dispensers and janitorial supplies in production areas and restrooms (as needed)
  • Keeping janitor’s closet and cleaning supplies/tools organized and in good condition
  • Reporting broken or faulty cleaning equipment to Food Safety Coordinator

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a facility with temperatures as low as 35 degrees F. Must come to work dressed appropriately: warm layers, thick socks, hat and gloves to be worn under food safety apparel, etc.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, Mon-Friday. Work schedules are updated weekly and are dependent on production schedules. Sanitation assistants may be scheduled to work the following shifts each week:

1st shift – 6AM-2:30PM
2nd shift – 2:30PM-11PM
(possible) split shift – 9:30AM-6PM

Please inform hiring managers immediately if you will not be available to work one or more of these shifts on a regular basis.

Required Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent
Experience in the food processing industry (preferred)
Previous sanitation experience (preferred)

Physical Requirements

  • Move/Lift up to 25lbs
  • Stands most of the day
  • Bend/Stoop/Position one’s self to clean
  • Constantly works in cold room
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment

We offer competitive pay; Medical, Dental, Vision, voluntary coverage (STD, LTD, Life); an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); a 401k retirement savings plan; holiday pay, plus a great working environment, a culture of trust and growth opportunities for our employees.

About Us
87P is a market leader in food production specializing in healthy concepts and products with clean labels located in Carol Stream, IL.  We provide full-service, clean-label food processing solutions and full-service cold-pressed juice and beverage solutions.

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