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Food & Beverage
Bakeshop Sanitation Team Member
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, NY
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Job Description

Bakeshop Sanitation Team Member

Job Posting: 09/07/2017 Job ID: 1707306 Location: Rochester, NY Address: 1500 Brooks Ave Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: must be available to work weekends and 3:00pm - 1:30am Schedule: Part-time

What is my job: 

The job of the Bakeshop Sanitation Team Member is to provide incredible service to employees and be a champion of good sanitation practices in all areas of the Bakeshop by cleaning and sanitizing the environment in which we produce high quality bakery items for our stores to provide our customers. 

Note to Applicant:

This position requires working at elevated heights

How do I make a difference?

• Cleaning and sanitizing walls, shelving racks, overhead shelves, conveyor belts and all other equipment and machinery in production rooms
• Cleaning and sanitizing conveyor belts and other machinery and equipment after production and/ or packaging of items to prevent cross-contamination of allergens
• Ensuring floors in all production rooms are cleaned by sweeping, mopping and using floor scrubbing equipment
• Removing all remnants of products and/ or various ingredients in machines and surrounding areas using the appropriate instruments and techniques
• Thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing production equipment after the days production including disassembling and reassembling equipment to ensure highest cleanliness
• Working around production taking place, emptying garbage as needed and performing all necessary cleaning and sanitation between production lines
• Using motorized equipment such as a pallet jack, forklift, or scissors lift with appropriate training
• Maintaining open lines of communication with team members and supervisors, as well as the Bakeshop Maintenance team and Quality Assurance team; being sure to report any issues or concerns with machinery, equipment, etc.
• Following all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) when performing duties in each of the Bakeshop production areas
• Learning the fundamentals of food safety as it relates to sanitation in a food manufacturing environment Working around production taking place, emptying garbage as needed and performing all necessary cleaning and sanitation between production lines
• Properly handling all machinery, equipment, chemicals and products in accordance with food and human safety guidelines
• Following Good Manufacturing Practices in the workplace as well as other applicable guidelines including work instructions, job aids and HACCP requirements
• Providing incredible service to employees and be a champion of good sanitation practices in all areas of the Bakeshop by ensuring a clean and sanitary work environment in which to produce high quality bakery items for our stores to provide our customers
• Completing all tasks efficiently while strictly adhering to food and human safety guidelines and maintaining Wegmans’ high standards of quality at all times


What skills, learnings, and experiences are required?


• Ability to disassemble and reassemble production equipment
• Self-motivated and abile to work with little direction and oversight
• Living Who We Are values by caring about the well-being of every person, having high standards as a way of life, making a difference in the communities we serve, respecting and listening to others and making decisions that benefit our customers and company
• Possess teamwork & diversity awareness by listening to others' points of view and recognizing and appreciating differences
• Properly handle, prepare, transport and store products; ensuring food & human safety practices are strictly adhered to
• Maintain a safety focus by ensuring safety standards are followed, teaching safety practices to employees, looking for ways to improve safety, solving safety problems, and looking for ways to exceed safety standards and reduce risk potential
• Possess organizational skills, prioritizing requests and department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines
• Write and speak clearly, concisely and with tact in a variety of settings using effective communication skills; demonstrating empathy and respect for others at all times
• Recognize and seek opportunities for continuous learning to gain new understandings, skills and knowledge
• Able to problem solve, anticipating, analyzing, and identifying problems, responding quickly when situations arise and preventing problems when possible
• Provide incredible service and gain the trust and respect of others by providing accurate information and responding to situations in a timely manner, listening carefully and acting with customers in mind

What skills, learnings, and experiences are preferred and will set me apart?


• Experience using a variety of hand tools
• Previous experience working in a manufacturing facility, preferably within  the food manufacturing industry
• Store operations experience as a maintenance customer service team member or utility prep
• Inform others using various communication tools to provide meaningful, accurate information people need to make decisions
• Relate well to others using interpersonal savvy to foster two-way communication and develop effective relationships; recognize differences in communication styles and maintain composure
• Possess data entry skills and can easily navigate between computer screens, interpret and input information correctly utilizing proper keyboard techniques, treating company and other sensitive material with professionalism and confidentiality

Work environment: 


Will be required to spend the majority of time on his or her feet as work typically includes prolonged standing and walking in a fast-paced environment.  Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, crouching and kneeling.  Responsible for moving and lifting an average of 10-20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of greater than 50 pounds.  May be exposed to various allergens.  Work takes place indoors near hot equipment and requires the safe and proper handling of cleaning equipment and supplies, including chemicals and hand tool




• Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check
• All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.