Sanitation Associate
Sunrise Soya Foods
Vancouver, BC, CA
10d ago

Our Vancouver location is currently seeking a Sanitation Associate to join our growing Western team.


This position is responsible for ensuring that all production areas and equipment are hygienically cleaned and sanitized for production.


  • Washes and sanitizes all production equipment and utensils; ensures they are free of dirt, soybeans, soy skin, soymilk, okara, tofu bits and protein haze.
  • Ensures that all floors are free of garbage such as tofu bits, soy skins, okara, caps, plastic film, soy beans, paper, etc.
  • Ensures that garbage are not be dumped into drains but are swept and dumped into the garbage bins.

  • Prior to pressure washing or general rinsing of any equipment, properly cover all electrical components to prevent water from damaging the equipment.
  • Follows all the working procedures, using the correct cleaning chemicals and correct concentration of the cleaning chemicals.
  • Follows all the safety-working procedures and wears all the correct personal protective equipment when working.
  • Reports any machinery problems to Sanitation Coordinator or to Maintenance staffs.
  • Performs pre-op and post-checks with team members.
  • Performs sanitation checklist.
  • Carries out special assignments given by the Sanitation Coordinator and QA Manager.
  • Carries out production related assignments as required.
  • Adheres to SOP, OHS, HACCP, SQF and GMP standards, requirements and practices.
  • Adheres to company working standards.
  • Participates in root cause analysis.

  • Permanent full-time position (40 hours per week).
  • 100% of the time working in the production plant.
  • Frequent handling of caustic and acidic cleaning chemicals.
  • Exposure to noises and humid / warm environment.
  • Heavy lifting required.

  • High school graduate or equivalent qualification.
  • Some experience in working in a food manufacturing plant is an asset.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Basic English language skills.
  • Good teamwork and team player.

  • Training and development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Annual incentive plan
  • Medical / dental benefits upon completion of probation
  • Great team atmosphere
  • Premium rates for afternoon and graveyard shifts
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