Sanitation Technician (Wed-Saturday Day Shift)


Robinson, IL, US, 62454

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Barry Callebaut is a global organization poised for growth; a company which has embraced the vision to delight its customers, while out-performing its competitors, a business which is committed to sustainability, has innovation in its DNA, is a leader in complex manufacturing and supply chain solutions and is focused on being a best-in-class employer. Barry Callebaut seeks diverse and passionate people who thrive in a dynamic environment, focused on continuous learning, living BC’s Values and of course loving chocolate.


The Sanitation Technician is responsible for all cleaning activities necessary for the cleanliness throughout the manufacturing facility and office areas. The Sanitation Technician is responsible in helping to ensure all products produced at this site meets all local and federal regulations and is safe and wholesome. In addition, meets all requirements mandated by FSSC 22000.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for cleaning factory including exterior, washroom, restrooms and/or office (70%)
  • Responsible for structure cleaning (20%)
  • Complete all SAP/ISO paperwork and Safety Training to comply existing and new requirements (10%)
  • Responsible for cleanliness of all areas in the department as well of following all GMP’s and Food Safety Regulations
  • Responsible for participation in Blood borne Pathogens and glass cleanup programs
  • Follow all Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Other duties as instructed


About you:

  • High school diploma or equivalency and a minimum off one year of experience working in a food-manufacturing environment
  • A minimum of one year of experience working in a food-manufacturing environment
  • Teamwork and Cooperation – genuine intention to work cooperatively with others
  • Flexibility/Initiative – ability to adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals and groups as well as a preference for taking action before being requested
  • Exposure to excessive noise, heat, cold and dust
  • Some mild chemical exposure


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, plus your birthday off
  • Environment that welcomes workplace flexibility
  • An atmosphere where diversity is embraced, and inclusivity is second nature. We call it #OneBC! Just ask our champions with the Americas Women’s Forum and the Racial Equality Forum!
  • Ability to grow personally and professionally within an organization that values development and internal career growth
  • Be part of our mission in making sustainability the norm through Forever Chocolate with priorities centered around prospering farmers, zero child labor, carbon and forest positive, and creating 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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