Sanitation Worker

Foley's Candies
Posted On
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 09:09

Foley’s Candies Limited Partnership has been manufacturing fine quality chocolate for over 40 years. Located in Richmond, BC, we are the largest chocolate manufacturer in Western Canada and one of the largest in all of Canada; producing a wide range of industrial chocolate ingredients, panned chocolate products, and private label goods.

We source our raw chocolate ingredients from environmentally responsible suppliers that support the World Cocoa Foundation and Rainforest Alliance. Foley’s is Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program Level 3-certified, with an in-house lab staffed by highly experienced food technologists. All of our products are Kosher-certified; some are designated Pareve dairy-free; some verified GMO-free.

Foley’s is GROWING and presently welcoming applications and interest in a wide variety of permanent/regular full time and seasonal full-time positions.


Under direct supervision, the primary function of Sanitation is to ensure that plan operations meet mandatory sanitation requirements for machinery, equipment and facilities.  Responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the company’s policies, global food safety initiative (GFSI) requirements, applicable regulations and customers’ demands, while following all continuous improvement processes and the management operating structure.  This position is responsible for the specialized cleaning and sanitizing of work areas, tools and equipment; using designated sanitation products, cleaning agents/chemicals, and materials.  

Qualified candidates are those who demonstrate ability to/possess:

  • Solid command of the English language; ability to both comprehend and communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Follow directions; work well in a team environment; interact with professionalism and respect
  • Accuracy and attention to detail; able to administer and work with moderately complex documents and information.
  • Perform physically repetitive tasks while standing, walking or sitting (8-10 hour shift)
  • Lift up to 25kgs. on a regular basis
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand eye coordination
  • Intermediate problem solving and time management skill; able to organize and accomplish tasks within set timeframes
  • Competency in all food safe practices
  • Work independently or with minimal supervision
  • Thorough knowledge of company sanitation program and standards
  • Work accurately with numbers and basic calculations
  • Work in a variety of environments including wet, humid, particulate (dusty), cold, hot, and indoor/outdoor
  • Solve basic to moderate problems, organize and accomplish tasks within set timeframes
  • General understanding of a production / manufacturing environment
  • General knowledge of regulatory and quality system requirements – HACCP, Good Manufacturing Process (GMP), Preventive Controls, etc.
  • Work in a variety of environments including wet, humid, particulate (dusty), cold, hot, and indoor/outdoor
  • Strong can-do/ service attitude; capable of dealing with uncertainty
  • Maintain a continuous improvement and learning orientation; adaptable and open to change

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • 2+ years of experience in a food manufacturing environment, sanitation/specialty cleaning

Our production facility runs on a three-shift schedule and all employees are expected to operate within a flexible scheduling / rotation environment. Centrally located in South Richmond, we are close to transit, the Tunnel, and a short walk from the beautiful Fraser River.

We are a long established and growing company and proud to offer training, growth and development opportunities to our employees, along with competitive compensation including Group Benefits (health & dental) participation, FREE parking. and the newest addition to our health & wellness efforts – bicycles!  Many of our team members have made a career working with us – learning and moving around the organization and helping to train the next generation. 

And what could be sweeter - than a job surrounded by chocolate?!

We welcome applications from all eligible to work in Canada. Successful candidates may be required to submit to reference checks, Criminal background check and or Medical Fitness Assessment. 

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