Hygiene Technician

Full Time Permanent

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Do you have previous experience working with a food manufacturer and are looking for the next step in your career?

MC Personnel are now recruiting for Hygiene Technicians for one of our clients based in Rochester!

Successful candidates must have:

* Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment – essential

* Previous hygiene experience is desirable, but you can be trained

* Good practical skills

* The ability to work quickly, methodically, and under pressure

* Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team

* Ability to follow instructions

* Ability to work in an extremely hot environment, confined space, on height

* Ability to deal with pest control

* A willingness to work flexibly

* Willing to take any training required for this role

* Effective communication skills (good English language skills)

* Working hours – 45 hours per week. Monday to Friday 6 am – 4 pm

Key tasks/responsibilities:

* To work as part of a team to ensure that the highest standards of visual and microbiological hygiene are always maintained across all areas of the site

* To identify difficulties as and when they arise and communicate these to your hygiene Team Leader

* Check the chemical containers are labeled, locked and lids attached at all time

* To follow all hygiene, food safety, quality, H&S procedures, and the company terms & conditions

* To achieve a “right first time” clean, following set work instructions and safety protocols

* To attend work on the set shift days, promptly, so that you are able to be on the shop floor at the start of your shift

* Working in a timely manner to maximize efficiency and completing the additional task in quieter periods

* Completing documents and records accurately and timely.

* Manual handling of goods up to 25 kg

* Operating cleaning equipment during deep cleaning tasks and washing down of machines during scheduled shutdown periods

* Cleaning and tidying of the external areas of the factory and office buildings

* Handle chemicals as per COSHH training and regulations

* Comply with Hygiene Cleaning Schedule

* Comply with existing Cleaning Instruction Cards and SOPs

* Undertake all aspects of hygiene within non-operational areas, this includes toilets, canteen, warehouse, yard

* Other duties that may be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities of the post as defined

* To accept direction from Supervisor/Team Leader