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Food Safety Technician - Robinson

Company: The Hershey Company
Location: Robinson
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Food Safety Technician - Robinson

Posted Date:

May 10, 2023

Requisition Number:


Job Location: Robinson, IL

Position Type: Hourly

Anticipated Start Date: June 26, 2023


Starting Payrate: $25.35/hr
Great Overtime Potential!
Bi-Weekly Paychecks!

Total Rewards

Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision)-Starting DAY 1!
401(k) Retirement Plan - with generous company match
Hershey Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability
Career Advancement Opportunities


We ask that you are flexible to work any shift, weekends, overtime and holidays

Schedule assignment upon hire is determined by plant needs. You will be assigned to the Dupont Schedule.

Dupont Schedule:

Rotation of 2-2-3 days on/off, with every other weekend off, 12 hour shifts (6pm-6am)

Candidate Process:

Qualified applicants will receive an email to schedule for an interview (ensure you have access to a valid email).
Post-Offer Drug Screen and Background Check required*

*Valid ID required

Job Description:

Come Make More Moments of Goodness with us as a Food Safety Technician!

The Hershey Company Robinson plant is a non-union plant producing products such as PayDay, Heath, Skor, Milk Duds, Whoppers, and Reese's Pieces,

In this role, you will work to maintain our highest quality of food safety standards, sanitation standards, and be responsible for completing daily production paperwork.

For consideration for this position, please review this posting, apply online, provide an up-to-date resume, or complete the employment history of the application.

By applying, you are confirming that you have read, comprehend, and meet all minimum qualifications for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for routine cleaning related to product quality and safety.
Performs swabbing for the plant EMMP of product zones, non-product zones, and finished product testing.
Supports operations and engineering within the plant regarding cleaning practices.
Performs quality system audit activities as necessary.
Operates/troubleshoots complex cleaning equipment and responds to equipment malfunctions.
Participates in training to maintain sanitary and chemical knowledge.
Supports and maintains the requirements for the Food Quality and Food Safety Program.
Perform the cleaning of areas such as floors, walls, ceilings, air vents, overhead pipework, lights, plant equipment, and drain cleaning.
Operation of floor scrubber as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Special work hour or assignment requirements:

Must be flexible with work hours.
Food Safety Technician will provide support to all shifts of operations.
Weekend work required.
Light to moderate physical activity required.
Ability to lift 35-50 pounds.
Regularly required to work around operating equipment, stand, reach, stoop, crawl, bend, and climb ladders.
Operation of hi lifts, fork truck, cleaning equipment, chemical dispensing systems, lock out tag out (LOTO) and disassembling and assembling equipment will be required.
Handling a variety of cleaning chemicals is also required.

Key working relationships that must be developed or maintained:

Develop a team-oriented relationship with operations line leaders/supervisors and maintenance supervisors.
Establish and sustain effective relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovation and cooperation are used to solve problems.
Ability to lead by involving others in decision making processes.
Ability to implement change, motivate others and encourage team development.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust priorities.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Experience working with chemicals and a sanitary environment.
Understanding of cleaning practices.
Must be able to work in a wet environment and exposure to cleaning chemicals.
Strong Communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels to deliver timely results.
Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions, decimals, and whole numbers.
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Basic knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Food Safety and Quality plans.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Regularly required to work around operating equipment, stand, reach, pull, stoop and bend
Repetitive use of hands, wrists, and forearms for certain job tasks

Working Conditions:

Work will be performed within a manufacturing facility
The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required to include but not limited to safety toe shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses/goggles, bump caps, hair and beard nets, and gloves
Wearing company issued uniforms is a requirement

Keywords: The Hershey Company, Bloomington , Food Safety Technician - Robinson, Professions , Robinson, Indiana

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