Lamb Weston Sanitation Lead in Hermiston, Oregon

Job Description Summary This position is responsible for the direct operations associated with cleaning and sanitation throughout the plant. This position requires being actively engaged in safety, participating in safety programs, engaged in safety activities, requires performing risk assessments and demonstrating ownership as well as leadership in personal safety and the safety of other Team Members. Job Description Individuals in this position must: Follow all plant safety policies and procedures. Be actively involved in safety, participate in safety programs, engaged in safety activities, perform risk assessments and demonstrate ownership as well as leadership in personal safety and the safety of other team members. Train sanitation personnel in cleaning procedures and techniques. Have the required knowledge of cleaning chemicals, their use, safety precautions, proper cleaning techniques, methods, and procedures. Prepare the cleaning chemicals and oversee the foaming process in preparation for scrubbing. Oversee the general cleaning of floors, walls, equipment and tools. Issue all cleaning equipment including wet suits, safety glasses, face shields, buckets, brushes, scrapers, or other items as required. Inspect areas in the plant to evaluate the cleaning and sanitizing to insure the plant is cleaned in accordance with State, Federal, and Company standards. Communicate effectively with other team members, supervisors, team leads, and maintenance personnel on sanitation issues. Ensure all equipment is properly tagged and locked out before cleaning. Must be lock-out/tag-out qualified. Must be able to keep a professional attitude in stressful situations. Must actively practice and abide by all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and general hygiene regulations as outlined in the employee handbook. Confined Space qualification is required. If you are not qualified, you will be trained. Practice proper body mechanics and safe lifting techniques Be knowledgeable of the potential hazards associated with the task being done. Be knowledgeable of proper body mechanics and safe lifting techniques. Must be able to balance teamwork and individual responsibilities Follow good housekeeping practices and GMP's. Wear required PPE. Actively participate in AMD activities Perform any other duties as assigned by a Team Leader Job Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job. To successfully perform this job an individual must: Sanitation qualification is required. If you are not qualified, you will be trained. Employee must be Lock-out/Tag-out qualification is required. If you are not qualified, you will be trained. Forklift Certification is required. If not, employee must meet requirements to become forklift certified. Read, understand, and obey all plant rules and practice safety as outlined in the employee handbook. Practice proper body mechanics and safe lifting techniques. Be knowledgeable of the potential hazards and safety procedures associated with the task being performed. Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety, and personal hygiene rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook. Must be able to work independently and as a team player, be organized, and plan ahead. Education High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. Language Skills