Sanitation Technician- Tualatin, OR
Tualatin OR
Full Time


Tualatin OR
Job Description

Ardent Mills

Tualatin, OR

Sanitation Technician- *$5,000 First Year Bonus for Qualified Candidates

Want to make something truly special? Join Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredients company. With us, you can make products that exceed customer expectations. Make communities healthier and more prosperous. Make the innovative breakthroughs that shape our industry. Make the food that nourishes people throughout North America.

Our operations and services are supported by 40 flour mills, three bakery-mix facilities, and a specialty bakery, all located in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. We have deep roots in our communities, employing more than 100 certified millers, supporting thousands of local jobs and contributing billions of dollars to local economies.

The Role:

  • The Sanitation Technician will follow the Ardent Mills core values of Trust, Serving, Simplicity and Safety
  • The Sanitation Technician is responsible for general janitorial duties including the disassembly, cleaning/sanitation and reassembly of bakery processing equipment
  • Also responsible for: Environmental testing, Post-sanitation protein testing, Detailed and accurate record keeping
  • Must be able to work in various conditions and different heights
  • Must be able to read, follow and retain detailed instructions for numerous different tasks and maintain records according to instructions
  • Must be mindful at all times of personal safety and the safety of those working in the same area and adhere to all safety rules at all times
  • Must keep food safety in mind at all times while performing cleaning procedures

Principal Accountabilities

  • General labor performing tasks such as vacuuming, brushing, scraping, scrubbing and washing of floors, walls, racks and equipment.
  • Bakery process equipment cleaning.  Break down and re-assemble.
  • Testing and Swabs
  • Fill out accurate and detailed paperwork

Essential Functions/Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or GED

Physical Requirements

  • Flexibility regarding work hours. Able to occasionally be involved on different shifts
  • Work will be done primarily in a plant atmosphere, specifically a bakery
  • Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lbs. is required
  • Able to perform physical labor of cleaning and to work all day on feet on both dry and wet surfaces

Good to have:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Moderate level of mechanical skills
  • Possess curiosity and always look for ways to improve procedures
  • Able to work efficiently while being cautious and careful not to create hazards which could endanger self or others
  • Good work ethic with high standards for cleanliness
  • Alert and willing to learn a wide variety of cleaning tasks

EEO Commitment

At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not.  Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position.  It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.


Tualatin OR


21151 Southwest 115th Avenue, Tualatin OR, 97062

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