Sanitation Technician

The Sanitation Technician performs cleaning in accordance with established guidelines and specifications, and ensures equipment is operational for production runs. Disassembles, cleans, sanitizes, and reassembles processing equipment. Being a Sanitation Technician may require a high school diploma. Prepares and handles sanitation chemicals and equipment. In addition, Sanitation Technician typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Sanitation Technician works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Working as a Sanitation Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

Sanitation Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sanitation Technician to join our team.


  • Schedule listed in MSS;
  • Informs Sanitation Manager of all repairs of maintenance issues and structural problems throughout the facility;
  • Completes a daily/nightly cleaning checklist to ensure all areas and equipment are ready to meet pre operations goals established by MSS/SOP;
  • Reports all GMP/SOP/SQF following requirements through continuous daily inspections;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;
  • Sanitation Technician will receive QA Training to have a better understanding of the Food Industry requirements;
  • Sanitation Technician will be trained in all areas of Sanitation Department including the Janitorial areas;
  • Completing training of chemicals for janitorial and sanitation tasks;
  • Follow sanitation programs such as SOP’s;
  • Janitorial tasks such as cleaning all restrooms, breakroom, main hallways, warehouses, compactor areas including outside facility;
  • Complete training on Master Sanitation Schedule;
  • Support production and quality team through sanitation efforts and initiatives.


  • Previous sanitation experience within a warehouse environment, highly preferred;
  • High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) or equivalent.

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