Sanitation Technician 3rd Shift at Johnsonville Sausage LLC

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

Job Description:

At Johnsonville, we use our business to build our people. If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand enjoyed in 45 countries. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, our company is 3,000 members strong and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company! Johnsonville, LLC Sanitation Technician 3rd shift Pay Range: $25.15/hr - $27.08/hr + $2.00 Shift Premium Hours: 9:00pm - 5:30am, Monday-Friday (Overtime as production demands) Position Overview: The Equipment Sanitation roles are technical, and crucial to equipment and production floor activities. Equipment and facility sanitation are about more than just cleanliness. Equipment can be perceived to be clean, free from visible dirt, yet still be contaminated with microorganisms. Our Sanitation teams and Team Leaders are the first line of defense in the fight against microorganisms. This role is important for Food Safety; ensuring consumers get a great tasting/performing product that is safe for their families. Responsibilities:

  • Support the manufacturing of "great tasting" sausage products by ensuring our product has superior quality
  • Work together with other Members to obtain World Class results in safety, quality, and efficiencies
  • Ensure sanitation and food safety specifications are met
  • Develop best practices for new technology
  • Participate in daily TAILGATE meetings and project teams
  • Provide ideas and suggestions to drive results and establish best practices
  • Set goals and objectives, both personal and as a team member, to acquire "superlative" performance in order to support the Johnsonville Way
  • Grow, develop, and stretch yourself by continuing to find new and better ways to meet your commitments to yourself, your team, and to JVL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare production equipment for cleaning by locking out machinery and covering all electrical equipment with plastic
  • Use of cleaning and sanitizing chemicals
  • Rinse, foam, scrub, and sanitize production equipment ensuring that all areas meet Johnsonville's and USDA's standards of acceptability
  • Conduct environmental and bioluminescence swabbing
  • Wipe condensation
  • Must be able to complete sanitation documentation paperwork accurately


  • Basic sanitation experience desired

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work at heights that are above ground level is required.
  • Be able to lift 60 pounds on a regular basis
  • Have basic knowledge of Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP's)
  • Must be able to identify Critical Control Points (CCPs) in area of responsibility and maintain all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Must be dependable, honest and proactive
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong math background is required
  • Must be able to become certified in chemical usage
  • Willing to work in cold and wet conditions
  • Must be able to work overtime if necessary


  • Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check

Date: June 11, 2024 Location: Countryside - Sheboygan Falls, WI Member Status: Full Time, Hourly Manufacturing Positions Available: 1 Benefits: Members have potential for a monthly bonus, 401k with a company match and profit sharing. Members also have access to terrific benefits including affordable medical, dental and vision coverage;flexible spending accounts; disability and life insurance; and fertility and adoption assistance. Johnsonville also offers competitive paid time off, including paid parental time off, as well as access to the 24/7 onsite fitness center, onsite medical clinic and tuition reimbursement! About our Company Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 3,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself! How to Apply: Apply on-line only at: Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. #JVLIND Johnsonville, LLC performs pre-employment, post offer drug screens, physicals and background checks for all external manufacturing candidates. We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. . M/F/Vet/Disability Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses .

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