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Custodian - Weekend Shift (6:00am to 2:00pm)

Scarborough, ON, Canada Req #3081
Tuesday, May 21, 2024




Griffith Foods is a global manufacturer of food products.  We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world.  Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers.  While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world’s best-known companies.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Sanitation Manager you are responsible for cleaning drains and other general cleaning duties inside and outside of Griffith Foods’ facilities as assigned. Areas inside the building include offices, washrooms, Locker change rooms, production area, warehouse and laboratories and externally clearing snow in the winter months.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and sanitizes all drains in the Plant as per Drains cleaning procedures and schedule.
  • Handles and dispenses chemicals wearing appropriate PPE as prescribed for the job.
  • Lifts drain covers, scrubs drain cover and basket and performs tasks that involves walking, bending and lifting. Need Physical stamina for performing repetitive tasks.
  • Operates chemical mixing equipment, foamer and other equipment and tools as required.
  • Performs swabbing of drains as required for Environmental swabbing schedule.
  • Cleans drains and submits swabs to bacteria labs for any NCRs for positive Listeria, salmonella, E coli or any other pathogens as per Food safety procedures.
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement activities and submits Kaizens.
  • Performs assignments in accordance with the Master Sanitation Schedule work Instructions.
  • Performs cleaning of all areas of the facility including equipment:
    • Pressure Washing
    • Power Scrubbing
    • Sweeping, Dusting, Mopping
  • Checks, cleans and maintains sanitary condition of silo penthouses, cleans and changes bin vent socks, and maintains master sanitation schedule of all silo houses.
  • Loads all recycled containers on trailer and coordinates pickups with contractor.
  • Coordinates removal of all scrap product with contractor, cleans and maintains designated scrap product removal area.
  • Cleans all scrap product containers and logs clean up information in a logbook.
  • Responsible for dust collector cleaning schedule for 24 dust collectors.  Changes socks, verifies safety conditions prior to clean up and documents confined space entry permits. 
  • Ensures all garbage containers are emptied as scheduled.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Understands and follows all security policies.


What to Expect:

  • Paid top-up for pregnancy, parental and compassionate care leave.
  • Expanding global organization with career development and growth opportunities.
  • Competitive wages with excellent benefits coverage (100% of premiums paid by Griffith Foods).
  • Extra earning potential with options to work overtime.
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce with an excellent work culture with companywide events and committees with the chance to get involved and make a difference.
  • Generous Pension with RRSP/TFSA/RESP plan participation.
  • Education reimbursement program.
  • Uniforms/PPE provided in addition to safety boots program.
  • Free Wellness Portal supporting financial, mental, physical, and social needs.
  • Annual wellness allowance, company subsidized cafeteria, free parking and so much more!

*Please note that terms and conditions apply


What Will You Bring?

  • High School diploma - Required.
  • Confined space experience is considered an asset.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment is considered an asset.
  • Ability to lift 25-50lbs – Required.
  • Work does require working at heights, on ladders and or skyjacks.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Griffith Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. If you need assistance or require accommodation please contact: askhr@griffithfoods.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
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  • Scarborough, ON, Canada