Sanitation in Wheeling, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 7/27/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Wheeling, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Scope of Work: This position is responsible for leading the cleaning cleaning of the equipment, floors, walls, ceiling and other parts of the production facility on a nightly basis.. 

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for effective sanitation of the various plant equipment on a nightly basis.
  • Must be able to follow equipment cleaning instructions as listed in the Sanitation Procedures Manual.
  • Responsible for compliance with GMP’s, proper sanitation, and housekeeping in area.
  • Responsible for use of required safety equipment and complying with proper safety procedures including wearing proper protective clothing, steal toed PVC boots and safety googles/face shield at all times. 
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must become familiar with cleaning chemicals by name, function, and usage rate and become chemical certified
  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions from the Sanitation Supervisor and Sanitation Lead.
  • Must be detail oriented and be able to work independently.

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience operating a fork lift.
  • Experience using a variety of equipment including a power washer.
  • Previous sanitation experience.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance procedures a variety of instructions, diagrams or schedules.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee will work regularly in wet and slippery conditions. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 70 pounds. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • The Sanitation Team works 3rd Shift (usually 10:00pm – 6:30am) – initially second shift for start-up and training moving to  3rd shift soon after. 


3rd shift, 10pm-6:30am



Wheeling, IL