Norwalk, Iowa

Business Unit Overview

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.


Location Description

Michael Foods, Inc. located in Norwalk, Iowa is a southern suburb in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. We are known for knowing our neighbors and enjoying a great quality of life! Our location produces high quality precooked egg patties as well as various French Toast products.
Responsibilities

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Sanitation Tech Development role is responsible for executing sanitation related acuities in specified areas of the facility. The primary focus will be on ensuring health safety and food safety from on a daily basis. This will be accomplished by understanding and applying GMP’s, SSOP’s, plant policies and procedures. All employees, customers and consumers benefit from the work of the sanitarian ensuring a safe product.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Disassemble, clean, sanitize and reassemble production equipment along with cleaning and sanitizing the production work areas with the use of foamers and other sanitation equipment.
  • Assist in setup and start of designated production equipment.
  • Assist in clean out of place (COP) procedures.
  • Complete the proper documentation required of the position.
  • Assist in production jobs as needed.
  • Work effectively with other team members.
  • Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:

  • Successful completion of yearly LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out) Training
  • Successful completion of yearly Chemical Training.
  • License to drive a forklift and mule may be required.
  • Ability to learn and follow the correct cleaning procedures.
  • Ability to clean all parts and equipment and put them back together.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence in English.      
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Norwalk, Iowa

Michael Foods, Inc. is a multinational producer and distributor of food products in to the foodservice, retail, and food-ingredient marketplaces. Our products include specialty egg products, refrigerated potato products, cheese and other dairy products. We have several leading brands within our portfolio including Crystal Farms® (a leading brand of cheese, shell eggs and butter), Simply Potatoes® (the number one refrigerated potato brand); AllWhites® (the number one liquid egg white brand); and Better’N Eggs® (the second largest egg substitute brand) as well as Papetti’s® (the leading foodservice eggs brand).

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