Sanitation Worker – Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. – Washington, IL

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$2500 Monthly Appreciation Bonus! *$500/month for first 5 months of employment ($2500 total)*

**This position is located in Toluca, IL. MUST be okay with commuting to this location daily.**

Starting pay for this role is $14.85 an hour


  • 3rd Shift – 10 pm – 6 am
  • Mandatory overtime, including some Saturdays (Paid at time and 1/2)


*Benefit Coverage Begins on DAY ONE!*

  • Medical with Prescription Drug Plan (Start Day 1)
  • Dental and Vision Plan (Start Day 1)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan employer match up to 4.5%
  • Two Weeks PTO and increasing leave with tenure
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Coverages such as Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Basic Life and Basic AD&D Coverage (100% Employer Paid)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Coverage (100% Employer Paid)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Growth Opportunities!


  • Ajinomoto Foods North America is a leading frozen foods company, committed to providing nutritious and delicious meals globally.
  • 9 manufacturing facilities and a corporate headquarters in the United States
  • 2800 employees and growing
  • North American Headquarters is located in Ontario, CA
  • Annual Food Sales of $1B
  • Our brands have become household favorites all across America.
  • Dedicated to contributing to a healthier lifestyle through nutritious and balanced Umami foods.
  • With a commitment to excellence and innovation, all our products are cooked with our customers in mind, providing healthy and delicious meals for all.


  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent (required)
  • 1+ year(s) of sanitation experience (required))
  • 1+ year(s) of food manufacturing plant industry experience (preferred)


  • Disassemble, clean and sanitize production machinery, equipment, tables, bins, pans, utensils and any other items utilized within the production process, using a variety of equipment, including high pressure water hoses.
  • Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing all floors, walls, ceilings, structures, drains, vents, evaporators, light fixtures, etc. within production and support areas.
  • Ensure proper care of equipment during the cleaning process, including:
  • Safe and non-destructive transportation and storage of equipment and components.
  • Follow all safety guidelines, including:
  • Chemical Safety
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP)
  • Reporting any unsafe conditions
  • Immediately reporting any near miss, injury, or accident to Team Leader or Manager
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Sanitation Practices (GSP) as outlined by Ajinomoto Windsor.
  • Handle equipment and chemicals in accordance with company, government and safety data sheet guidelines.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.85 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Application Question(s):

  • What is the minimum salary you would accept for this job?
  • Will you require visa sponsorship now or in the future?
  • Tell us a bit more about your experience as it relates to this job.
  • Have you previously worked for Anjinomoto, if so what was your last month and year of employment there?
  • Can you regularly commute to Toluca, IL?
  • What is the best phone number/email to reach you regarding your job application?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • food manufacturing plant industry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Sanitation: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

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