Standard Functional Foods Group

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Standard Functional Foods Group appreciates the hard work and dedication of its employees. SFFG associates enjoy competitive wages, benefits packages and opportunities for a long career with a proven industry leader in the contract manufacturing of bars and other nutritional products.

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Job Title: Sanitor
Reports To:  Sanitation Supervisor
Department: Sanitation
Exempt Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt


  • Properly clean equipment in assigned area(s) or perform periodic sanitation duties.
  • Adhere to established cleaning processes and schedules to ensure all food product and/or allergens are effectively eliminated from production equipment and containers.
  • Inspect work prior to it being checked by the Lead or Supervisor
  • Effectively operate assigned machinery and/or equipment according to established standard operating procedures.
  • Effectively manage the removal of any used material containers, pallets, shipping cases, cartons, etc., to keep the work area clean and free of congestion.
  • Document and reconcile materials used from assigned chemical areas throughout the shift and submit reports to production leadership.
  • Prevent any and all equipment, containers, or tools from falling on the floor.
  • Assist with preparing the production lines/areas for the following shift.
  • Assist with other production- or sanitation-related duties as directed by supervision or management.


  • Education equivalent to completion of High School
  • English speaking or bi-lingual
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image
  • 1 – 2 years of manufacturing experience to include commercial and/or janitorial functions and material handling
  • Must have a working knowledge of established food safety regulations and good manufacturing practices, high-speed packaging operations and the ability to differentiate product or materials lot codes and an ability to count carton and case quantities, or material usage requirements
  • Good mechanical aptitude, ability to perform mathematical calculations and complete detailed reports as needed


The incumbent must possess the physical ability to pack/unpack product into trays, cartons and/or cases to a precise location an within prescribed times, perform visual quality checks, audibly and visually detect out-of-tolerance conditions and/or mechanical problems and must possess vision correctable to a degree required to read production schedules, written instructions, packaging lot codes, posted safety guidelines and plant policies.  Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations as needed to ensure product quantities are accurately packaged.  Must be able to safety operate foot and hand activated equipment and utilize material handling and packaging devices.  The above functions must be performed in limited access areas which are inherent to machine design, production packaging conveying systems, hot and cold temperatures, and moderate noise levels.

The incumbent must demonstrate strong hand-eye coordination and possess the physical ability to perform the following:  continuous standing, frequent walking, continuous lifting with both arms (weights up to 30 lbs.), frequent lifting with both arms (weights up to 50 lbs.), continuous pushing, pulling, twisting, stooping, reaching, grasping and repetitive movements with both hands, occasional climbing (stairs) and balancing.

Note:  In relation to an 8-hour day:
               Occasional       =   1 – 3 hours
               Frequent          =   3 – 5 hours
               Continuous      =   5 – 8 hours

Hazardous substances are utilized in the position in the form of detergents and caustics; MSDS are accessible and should be reviewed by the Supervisor prior to use.  Incumbents must be able to work with known food allergens, in a food production environment that may contain low levels of dust and/or slippery walking surfaces.


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Fax completed appllications to (615) 889-7775.