Sanitation Technician (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)


  Arterra Wines Canada

  Oliver, British Columbia

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a detail orientated, quality and safety focused, team player who is self-motivated to fill the position of Sanitation Technician based out of our Oliver, BC Production Facility.

Constellations Brands’ Oliver Production Facility / Winery is a full service operation from harvest through to final distribution; operating year round and producing some of the industry’s most awarded wines. As a whole our organization emphasizes a collaborative working environment, offering the systems and structure to support our continued growth and employment opportunities.

The Role:

As a Sanitation Technician you will be responsible for working with a team and following standard operating procedures to complete the cleaning and sanitization process of our bottling equipment and winery facility.

Your key responsibilities and duties are as follows:

  • Sanitizes processing equipment daily, using approved methods and chemicals.

  • Follows all standard operating procedures for sanitizing, while performing each procedure in an accurate, consistent and timely manner.

  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly cleaning checklists.

  • Verifies the concentrations and effectiveness of sanitations.

  • Performs chemical testing to determine detergent concentrations; documents the concentrations.

  • Monitors detergent and cleaning supplies inventories.

  • Uses the proper protective equipment at all times.

  • Must be trained on chemical handling and use.

  • Has willingness and ability to be cross-trained on different pieces of machinery in production.

  • Covers production when needed.

  • Will clean production equipment and floors.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous experience in a Manufacturing Environment an Asset

  • Previous experience with Equipment Sanitation an Asset

  • Requires ability to read and write.

  • Requires strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Must be able to respond to problems quickly and efficiently.

  • Ability to work Graveyard Shifts

Working Conditions & Environment:

  • This position is located in a beverage/food manufacturing plant.

  • Exposed to moving machinery, such as forklifts and production equipment.

  • Exposed to loud noise from moving forklifts and production equipment, requires wearing hearing protection.

  • Requires wearing company uniform, with company provided hairnet/beard net.

  • Requires flexibility with schedule, including break times and working extended hours when needed.

  • Lifting:Up to 22.5 kgs.

  • Standing/Walking (Continuously) standing on variable surfaces throughout entire shift. Climbing (Occasionally) in and around equipment

  • Squatting/Stooping/Kneeling: (Occasionally) to as low as ground level while cleaning

  • Repetitive use of hand/grasping: (Occasionally) light to forceful manipulating/grasping of product

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