Williams Sausage Co, Inc.
  • Union City, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Accident, Severe Illness, and Cancer Insurances. We also offer 401K to our employees who have been here over 1 year.

Williams Sausage Company, Inc.

Sanitation Technician

Job Description

Reports to
Sanitation Supervisor

Job summary

Sanitation Technicians are responsible for cleaning the plant and equipment in accordance with Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOP's). Work requires that the employee be able to perform heavy manual work continuously over an extended period of time.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Picks up meat scraps and bones and disposes of in offal trailer.

  • Picks up loose trash and disposes of in garbage truck.

  • Cleans equipment and plant with high pressure hoses and cleaning chemicals.

Other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities

Provide on-the-job training to new employees.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of safety and lock-out procedures for various pieces of equipment.

  • Knowledge of proper handling of cleaning chemicals.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.

  • Manual dexterity required for cleaning equipment.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required.

Working Conditions

  • Cell phones and jewelry are not permitted on the factory floor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Personal Protective Equipment Requirement
  • Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include: steel-toed work boots, ear plugs, hair net, hard hat, beard net (if applicable), and smock.
  • Preferred Education and Experience
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Williams Sausage Co, Inc.
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