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Mom's Meals 3rd Shift Sanitation Associate in Grinnell, Iowa

Position SummaryThe Sanitation Associate will clean facility and equipment to meet internal Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and ensure FDA & USDA standards. The primary focus is doing a deep clean on machines to ensure they pass pre-op inspection each morning.Our Team Members Enjoy

  • New starting hourly wages

  • Free breakfast & lunch

  • Weekly pay structure

  • No uniforms, casual dress

  • Eligible for referral bonuses starting day 1

  • PTO accrual from day 1

  • Employee discounts on major brands

  • Employer-funded holiday savings account

  • 401k & full benefits package

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for deep clean of wide variety of machinery so they will pass morning inspection. Must properly break down and clean all production machinery and equipment

  • Review and follow internal Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs), as well as, FDA & USDA standards

  • Clean and sanitize all belts, surfaces, machines, & lines

  • Mop and squeegee floors, wipe down walls, etc. in production areas

  • Occasionally may use a ladder or scissor lift to reach and clean higher levels

  • Remove trash and cardboard and transport waste outside to trash compactor and receptacles

  • Properly use and maintain cleaning chemicals

  • Help with general housekeeping and organization

  • Follow & encourage others to follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

  • May help clean and maintain bathrooms, hand wash stations, or other general areas (e.g., break room, etc.)

  • May help clean around exterior of the building as needed

  • May help in dish room or other areas as needed

Required Skills and Experience

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

  • Observation and initiative skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Attention to detail as sanitation programs are key to preventing potential bacteria problems

  • Willingness to cross-train and help in other areas as needed

  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our Core Values: Teamwork, Relentlessly Dependable, Appreciation & Respect, Innovation & Constant Improvement, and Nourishing Our Customers

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous food sanitation experience

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)

Company Overview

Mom's Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.


Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.