Sanitation Technician

Compton, CA

At Plenty, we’re on a mission to give people in local communities everywhere access to the freshest, most amazing tasting produce possible. And to do so in a way that’s better for the planet.

The people and teams who make up Plenty are at the core of how we do that. We are an ag-tech company looking for a Sanitation Tech.

About Role

In this role you will ensure our plant factory is spotless and meets all SQF Food Safety Requirements.

Start Dates

We are looking to onboard Sanitation Technicians in April, May and August of 2021 (subject to change). That being said, we are prioritizing roles that will start with us sooner so we will get in touch with you closer to the start date. 

Type of Role


What You'll Do

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures

  • Wear required and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • 100% adherence to all company established chemical, safety and cleaning policies and procedures

  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude

  • Execute sanitation schedule: Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Semi-Annual and Annual

  • Able to use industrial cleaning chemicals and understand chemical safety and chemical handling procedures

  • Sanitize and clean machines and machine parts using chemicals, high pressure hoses, spraying and scrubbing

  • Reassemble machines as necessary

  • Trash and recycling removal

  • Sanitize plant floors, drains, walls, and shelves

  • Perform record keeping and data tracking; responsible for completing the plant’s Master Sanitation Schedule

  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals

  • Continuously improve the sanitation process

  • Complies with and follows company food safety and quality policies

  • Ability to push and pull Bins that could range from 100-400 pounds

  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

  • Occasional call for Overtime

  • Weekend work as needed

  • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple tasks at once

What We're Looking For

  • High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of 3-5 years related work experience required.

  • Experience and knowledge in food sanitation operations, procedures, chemicals and program standards, preferably in a general food or manufacturing industry

  • A working knowledge of food technology, food science, microbiology or chemistry required

  • Strong quantitative skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to think critically

  • Read and understand chemical labels

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as with groups

  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, including electronically

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

  • Ability to train, maintain and promote a safe work environment

About Plenty

Plenty is here to change the way people eat, making extraordinary flavor and nutrition more available in a way that's better for people and the planet. We build farms that can put craveable flavor first while delivering exceptional yields. And our produce is always pesticide-free and grown using less than 1% of the land and 5% of the water of outdoor farming.