Sanitation Associate

Mars Incorporated

Guelph, ON

Guelph, ON, CA
Guelph, ON
30+ days ago
The shift assignment for this position is 8.25 hour day shifts, 5 days/week with one day being on the weekend (for example, Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs).

Starting pay for this position is fixed at $23/hour and the role is also eligible to receive 3 weeks' PTO, paid holidays, 401k contribution with company match, and comprehensive health benefits.

Job Purpose/Overview:

• Member of the Sanitation Team
• Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly cleaning of all areas of the Site as laid out in the Master Sanitation Schedule.
• Completing all cleaning records as required.
• Guarantee a high cleanliness level to ensure food safety and 5S.
• Clean, sanitize and maintain the factory site, equipment and facilities to an acceptable standard.
• Support the site to ensure compliance in all cleaning standards and comply with all ISO 9001, FSSC 22000 and Mars QMP Standard requirements

Key Responsibilities:

• All PPE must be worn in compliance with the OHSA/RC requirements
• Enforce/Respect the safety rules and the internal policy
• Stop any equipment / operative works / external company works if safety/environment protection/fire protection rules are broken

• Guarantee and apply ISO 14001 (Environment), and all related working procedures
• Ownership of environmental responsibilities listed in ENV-REF-002 - Associates SEA Matrix

• Guarantee and apply ISO 9001, FSS/ISO22000, Mars Standards, and all related working procedures
• Support the HACCP program in the department
• Follow GMP-GHP in the area
• Inform Shift Supervisor of quality deviations according to product standards and production procedures
• Report any pest activity to related Manager
• Perform and record quality control tests

• Training: attend any training program as scheduled by company management and train any designed person in the position

• Suggest continuous improvement actions
• Manage internal/external cleaners
• Manage stock of materials for cleaning
• Respect work instructions with assured quality, food safety and environmental management systems
• Any task as delegated by Direct Supervisor
• Report any leaks and/or spills

• Perform Housekeeping Checks to ensure compliance to 5S
• Perform operational cleaning operations
• Participate visit preparation work

• Provide any requested documentation to other Departments according to internal rules

Context and Scope:

Micro performance and cleanliness of the factory and its systems are critical for the success of the factory and of the Royal Canin Brand.

This role is part of the broader Sanitation team and is critical to ensure the factory is operating at Standard.

This role also partners with other functions - such as Operations and Technical - to help with site needs.

Job Specifications/Qualifications:

Education & Professional Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent


• Experience or knowledge of sanitation of food/feed manufacturing facility
• Experience in past paced manufacturing facility.
• Knowledge of GHP/GMP and 5S practices
• Knowledge of Microbiology is an asset
• Experience working in a team
• Good communication, Cost conscious, Initiative, Self-motivated, Team player, Safety & Hygiene & Quality conscious

About the Company

Mars Incorporated