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Sanitation Technician

Company: FreshRealm
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:


At FreshRealm we aspire to be THE fresh meal company. Fresh meals are our focus, and we are passionate about revolutionizing this rapidly growing category.

FreshRealm develops, sources, commercializes and assembles fresh meals. Fresh meals, including meal kits, ready-to-eat, and ready-to-cook offerings are 100% our focus. We partner with leading Grocery, Convenience, and Omnichannel retailers to deliver the very best meals to their customers. Our success is measured by the success of our retail partners. Service, quality, and consistency are our obsession, and we take pride in every meal that our customers place on their shelves.

At FreshRealm meals are more than a source of nutrition, they are our passion. Meals are the heart of a timeless ritual of sitting down to connect with family, friends, and ourselves. We are proud to play a small part in the ritual of "connecting through meals".

If you are a leader looking to build the future of fresh meals, you are growth-minded and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, or you are excited to work with the country's largest retailers, go to market with the best in product quality, and work with industry leaders that care for each other and their communities, FreshRealm is the perfect fit for you.


The Sanitation Technician will work in our Fulfillment Center to maintain building and equipment in a proper sanitation condition, under the direction of the Sanitation Manager, Supervisor or Lead/Specialist. This position will be located in our Richmond facility.


  • Responsible for cleaning building and equipment following a Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS)
  • Understand and use a variety of Sanitation Chemicals to effectively complete assigned tasks
  • Perform Chemical concentration and verify results
  • Know and take steps to correct sanitizer's concentrating above Food Contact concentrations
  • Recognize soil types and use proper chemicals for removal
  • Properly use all sanitation equipment safely
  • Recognize and differentiate PH levels for adjusting and neutralizing solutions
    Food Safety Responsibilities:
    • Must protect product from contaminations while completing assigned tasks
    • Ensure cleaning is done correctly
    • Inspect equipment before and after cleaning for any possible contamination
    • Report any acts or conditions that may place our product at risk
      Safety Responsibilities:
      • Responsible for learning safety rules
      • Responsible for following safety rules
      • Follow LOTO Procedures when necessary
        • 1 - 3 years experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred
        • High School Education
        • Some college work in Chemistry or Work Safety
        • Mechanical aptitude with the capability to learn and follow instructions for disassembly and re-assemble of food processing equipment.
        • Ability to demonstrate excellent safety work habits at all times
        • Experience in OSHA programs
        • Ability to complete and obtain various safety certifications within the first year
        • Experience with PIT Equipment and the ability to complete and obtain various certifications within the first 6 months
        • Experience with Sanitation Chemicals as well as the ability to complete and obtain various sanitation certificates within the first year
        • Clear and concise communicator, verbal and written
        • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
        • Must be able to work as a member of a team
        • Experience in a food-manufacturing environment preferred
        • Satisfactory drug and background screening following condition offer
        • Overtime, weekend and holiday work, as required
          Physical Requirements:
          • Must be able to bend and lift up to 49 pounds repetitively with or without reasonable accommodation
          • Must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation
          • Exposure to temperatures that range from freezing to sub-freezing (coolers, freezers, etc.) with or without reasonable accommodation
          • Must be able to push, pull, squat, bend, and reach about and below shoulders; repetitive use of hands with or without reasonable accommodation
            • Learning Agility - A willingness and ability to learn from experience, and subsequently apply that learning to perform successfully under new or first-time conditions
            • Drive for Results - Can be counted on to deliver on what is required to advance the company; takes ownership of work from start to 100% finished work, brings others along with focused intensity
            • Functional Skills - Possesses top level relevant, usable, experience, and knowledge with the ability to establish themself as the best performer in the industry, at their role and level
            • Courage - Prioritizes actions and decisions that move the company forward without hesitation around moments of uncomfortableness; laser focused on the tasks at hand that makes any conflict that could get in the way of that an afterthought
            • Thoughtful - In-charge of the room, establishes clear directions in all forms of communication, inclusive, motivates, and in service to others
            • Business Athlete - Understands and can execute on and expand FreshRealm's competitive edge strategies, knowledgeable about current and future industry dynamics, knows the competition, winner

              This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other business duties as assigned.

              FreshRealm provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Blue Apron complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

              FreshRealm, Inc does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of FreshRealm, Inc.

Keywords: FreshRealm, Richmond , Sanitation Technician, Professions , Richmond, California

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