Sanitation Technician

Syracuse, NY


  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces
  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
  • Wash and sanitize break room, toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap)
  • Wipe mirrors and windows
  • Maintain outer premises by watering plants, mowing lawn, cleaning entrances as needed
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs (replacing broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)•Report major damages and oversee repairs
  • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks (shoveling snow from the sidewalk, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)
  • Washes the employees’ uniforms in our onsite washer/dryer area and sorts by employee ensuring that employees have clean uniforms for their shift everyday
  • May help in other departments as needed/Other duties as assigned.

Administrative Duties:

  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Interpret and follow complex, written, verbal and technical instructions
  • Must be able to adhere to facility SOPs
  • Learn complex technical procedures in a timely manner

Basic Qualifications: 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:  

  • Minimum High school diploma or equivalent required
  • At least 1 year sanitation experience in a manufacturing setting

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to work quickly but efficiently, while maintaining the integrity of the product.
  • Light to moderate lifting of up to 50 lbs; heavier weights with assistance.
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Repetitive motions and understanding of lab equipment.
  • Must wear company-provided lab coats, hair/beard nets, gloves, surgical masks and safety glasses/ goggles/ splash shield, while working in the lab.
  • Must adhere to the Syracuse facility general hygiene requirements.
  • Capacity to stay focused on the task at hand.

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