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Sanitarian 2- 1st & 2nd Shift

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle


By joining Bonduelle, you will commit to our mission: inspire transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people’s well-being and planet health. With a long term vision, our family-run company feeds more than 100 countries thanks to our 14,600 associates around the world.


Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us and make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, on others and the planet!




Position Summary:


This role is a key position within our manufacturing plants and supports our production team leads as they drive production to the highest safety, quality and efficiency standards.  This position is exposed to multiple refrigerated areas within production.  This position works independently to ensure the proper sanitation of production areas and equipment. The role of the  Sanitarian II (1st & 2nd shift)  is being able to perform all the sanitarian at the whole facility tasks such as:


  • Sanitation of Production Equipment

  • Sanitation of Production Facilities

  • PEC (Periodic Equipment Cleaning)

  • PIC (Periodic Infrastructure Cleaning)

  • Sanitation of Special Events

  • MSS (Master Sanitation Schedule)

  • Programmed Detail Cleaining

Also the Sanitarian II (1st & 2nd) will be able to train and direct, production house keepers so they can perform sanitarian duties when needed.

Core Roles Responsibilities:
  • Follow all Food Safety, Food Quality and Food Security Policies

  • Perform duties safely and encourage safe practices throughout Irwindale Facility 

  • Wear PPE at all times while performing the cleaning/sanitation of the machine 

  • Follow the procedures in place to safely and effectively perform sanitation (7 Steps)

  • Report any equipment failure to Sanitation Supervisor/Coordinator or Management

  • Use chemicals to clean and sanitize food contact and non food contact surfaces

  • Responsible for documentation of job tasks performed on sanitation checklist

  • Set up and tear down production equipment as needed to perform specific cleaning applications

  • Inspect all equipment before releasing line 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently

  • Requires frequent bending, stooping, pushing and walking 


Key Decision Making in this Role:

  • Communication with QA and Sanitation

  • Call out any Food Safety Concerns

  • Look out for training opportunities

  • Time management

Key Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

  1. Focus on Safety

  2. Focus on Quality

  3. Strive for Results

  4. Work as a Team

  5. Communicate Effectively

  6. Act Professionally

  7. Continuously Improve Our Operations

  8. Continuously Improve Yourself

 Key Relationships:  


  • Food Hygienist

  • QA Leadership Team

  • QA Line Inspectors

  • Maintenance Department

  • Production Department

  • Facilities

  • Sanitation Teams



  • OEM

  • Contractors

  • Suppliers


Key Decision Making in this Role: 

  • Communication with QA and Sanitation

  • Call out any Food Safety Concerns

  • Look out for training opportunities

  • Time management

Key Challenges in Achieving Goal(s): (What are the key challenges faced by this role in meeting its goals/objectives)

  • Adapting to an ever-changing production environment  

  • Demonstrating superb interpersonal communication during stressful situations

  • Own Decision Making will be key in those role 

  • Being Proactive 

  • Good Eye for detail


Qualifications and Experience:


Qualifications/ Memberships:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Reading, Writing, Speaking English Preferred

  • Comprehension of basic math

  • Physically able to repeatedly lift a 50-pound cases of product



  • Willingness to work in a cold/wet environment

  • Able to work flexible schedule

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Team player-able to work on a team

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to understand plant and department KPI’s




Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or