Sanitor, Sanitation

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery┬ , Otis Spunkmeyer┬ , and Oakrun Farm Bakery┬ . We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 26 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers' expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



Job Title

  • General Labor, Sanitation


  • Swedesboro, NJ


  • Sanitation

Reporting to

  • Sanitation Supervisor


Position Purpose

Maintain the facility in hygienically clean, sanitary and tidy condition on a shift basis

Key Accountabilities

The Sanitation Operator maintains the facility in hygienically clean, sanitary and tidy condition on a shift basis in line with ARYZTA expectations

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  • To utilize their experience, skill, and training to keep the production, warehouse, packing, general staff, and office areas clean and tidy during each shift.

  • Responsible for washing floors, drains, walls, ceilings, and other areas according to a specific schedule or as required.

  • Responsible for removing trash from office, staff, and production areas.

  • Responsible for removing and compacting waste cardboard from the packing area.

  • Responsible for detail cleaning of parts of the production lines during down-days.

  • Responsible for continuous maintenance of the floor via a floor scrubber.

  • Responsible for maintaining cleaning equipment, buckets, hoses, vacuums, etc, in clean and hygienic condition.

  • Assists in the preparation of the facility in advance of company visits and audits.

  • Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.

  • Breaking down and reassembling of equipment for cleaning purposes

  • Capable of operating all of the specialty equipment used in the cleaning process

  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification.

  • Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.

  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments.

  • Leadership - Accepts feedback from others.

  • Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth.

  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

  • Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.

  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.

  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

  • Adaptability - Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level



  • Math Ability - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Reasoning Ability - Understand and follow written and verbal instructions

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.┬  Ability to write simple correspondence.┬ 


  • Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish desirable

  • Previous Experience in baking environment beneficial, not essential.┬ 


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold (non-weather).┬  The employee is expected to tolerate the flour dust that floats in the work environment.┬  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.





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