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Full-time Sanitation Worker

at Grand River Foods in Cambridge

Position Summary:

Over night position from 10:30 pm to 6:30 am

The Industrial Sanitation position is responsible for the nightly disassembly and cleaning of food processing equipment as well as the reassembly for production.  Individuals work under minimal supervision and under tight timelines. Attention to detail and ability to work safely are very important to this position.

Wages:- Pay Rate: $16.25/hr (3 month training rate), $18.25/hr (full rate after training)   Plus a  Night Shift Premium

 ---Full Benefits and Pension after 3 months

✓ Employees can Buy Product at a Reduced Price

✓ Social Committee and Company Events


  • Follow strict Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures/Guidelines
  • Basic mechanical troubleshooting
  • Follow basic generic sanitation standard operating procedures: Remove excess soil, pre-rinse, foam, rinse, inspect, and sanitize
  • Assembly and disassembly of equipment
  • Working with harsh chemicals
  • Handling large hoses, and cleaning equipment
  • Work in hot/cold/wet environment
  • Working with grinders, augers and blenders
  • Performing work while on the floor, platforms, and 3-point ladders
  • Working individually and with other team members, Performing tasks in various areas of the plant as required


  • Good attendance record and punctuality required as well as proper adherence to break times
  • Positive attitude and safety focus
  • Heavy lifting required up to 45 KG
  • Previous sanitation experience
  • Mechanical aptitude 
  • Strict adherence to WHMIS guidelines
  • Strong attention to detail in a time sensitive atmosphere
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Mandatory overtime every other weekend
  • Must wear personal protective equipment provided
  • Ability and willingness to follow direction from Manager/Supervisor/Team Lead
  • Must have own transportation to and from work

How to Apply:  email:EmploymentOntarioJobDevelopment@regionofwaterloo.ca

Please add “Sanitation Worker ” to the subject line as we have multiple employers and jobs posted.  Thank you.

*No paper resumes are being accepted as our Welcome Centres are currently closed to the public. Please be aware that contact may be delayed due to staffing shortages as a result of the Corvid-19 Crisis.  No in-person interviews are currently being held but phone calls and email contact may still happen.  Thank you for your patience during this difficult and challenging time. 

Job Developer: Pat B

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