Schwan's Company SANITATION ASSOCIATE | 3rd Shift in Salina, Kansas


At Schwan's Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.

The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at

This is a full-time position within our manufacturing facility with opportunities for advancement!

Company Benefits

We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being. In addition to a competitive base pay, we offer a variety of benefit programs.

  • Health, Life, Dental and Vision Plans

  • 401(k) Program with a Company Match

  • Profit Sharing based on company results

  • Two weeks paid vacation for new hires

  • Employee discounts on company products

Shift: 3rd

Starting wage: $14 + $1.50 (hours differential from 6 pm - 6 am)


  • hours may change based on production schedule

  • some overtime and weekend work may be required

Under direct supervision this position is responsible for safely cleaning and sanitizing a plant's facilities and production lines.

The incumbent will work closely with a sanitation team to perform various cleaning duties to ensure that standard processing equipment and infrastructure comply with government and Company rules and regulations.

This position requires the ability to understand and safely execute physical cleaning and sanitizing procedures.

This position also requires the ability to understand and take direction and the ability and willingness to work under various environmental conditions (cold hot wet dry and noisy).

Follows Sanitation schedules to conduct coarse cleaning of the facility and production line including but not limited to sweeping shoveling lifting scraping and brushing to remove large particles and material. Disassembles and reassembles equipment as directed by experts.

Washes and sanitizes equipment tools and facility to ensure all soil and contaminants are removed. Includes brushing and scrubbing of equipment and facility to ensure removal of all soil.

Operates COP tanks to clean tools pipes and other disassembled equipment. Understands and executes the proper protection and prevention of damage of equipment through overspray and water/chemical use (i.e. proper equipment wrapping no direct spraying/washing of sensitive equipment etc.).

Properly uses chemicals at stated concentrations and for appropriate applications as directed by Sanitation experts to assure effective cleaning while minimizing risk of personal injury and/or damage to equipment tools or facility.

Verifies and records that proper procedures are completed proper chemicals and concentrations are used and cleaning and sanitizing is complete to deliver equipment and infrastructure that is clean and passes all micro indicator tests.

Performs duties to control insects within the plant per direction of Sanitation experts. Assists production when necessary.

Fully complies with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for a food plant and all applicable regulatory customer and company requirements (policies procedures regulations).

Fully complies with all safety policies and procedures in accordance with Company Local State and Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.



Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Years of Related Experience: 0-1 years related experience


  • Basic math skills including the ability to add subtract multiply and divide whole numbers decimals and fractions)

  • Strong reading skills to understand documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Strong writing skills to record execution of sanitation duties and manage paperwork

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Ability to operate steam and high pressure hoses

  • Ability to understand and to carry out direction and procedures related to cleaning and sanitation

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability and willingness to work in various environmental conditions including hot cold wet dry and noisy environments

  • Ability to take direction from others.

  • Ability to understand and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, training materials and understand product labeling.

  • Ability to work as a team and interact professionally with co-workers.

  • Must be available to work a non-traditional work schedule as required, including weekends.

Applicants receiving offers of employment will be required to complete a post offer background check and drug screen.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

Job Type: Sanitation

Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.

Req #: 17004858