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Sanitation Team Lead - 3rd Shift

United States, Illinois, Schaumburg
February 26, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

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Sanitation Lead - Full Time, 3rd Shift

Seeking a motivated Sanitation Lead to join our team. Responsible for overseeing and completing sanitation processes in in a fast-paced environment.


  • 3rd shift: 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM; must be willing to work weekends.
  • Starting hourly pay of $23.17, plus shift differential.
  • Comprehensive Nestle benefits after 30 days of employment.
  • Yearly reviews and raises; overtime available.


  • Monitors, trains, and assists with Sanitation employees' daily activities.
  • Inspects, oversees, and assists with the sanitation of equipment, machinery, and rooms.
  • Assists with ordering sanitation supplies and coordinates placement of supply deliveries.
  • Completes sanitation logs and oversees labeling of sanitation containers.
  • Communicates with other departments on pre-ops, changeovers, activities, and equipment repair requests.
  • Plans daily and weekly crewing levels and monitors employee attendance.
  • Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) are followed and the highest standards for quality, safety, and compliance are promoted.
  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).


  • Ability to work overtime, irregular hours, or rotating shifts, required.
  • 1 year of experience overseeing Sanitation processes or 5+ years working in Sanitation, preferred.
  • High School Diploma/GED, preferred.


  • Ability to do heavy lifting in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Ability to do basic math and use calculators.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety documents, operating instructions, and manuals.
  • Speak, write, and understand English.

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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