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Equipment Sanitor

City & State: 

San Leandro, CA, US, 94577

Job Category:  Bakery Operations

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 24 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.


ARYZTA Americas operates one of the largest specialty bakery businesses servicing all major customers in the retail, foodservice, QSR and convenience store channels.


The Americas Structure includes four operating Business Units: Brazil, Canada, ARYZTA US Baking Solutions and ARYZTA US Consumer Foods, which are serviced by the Americas Central Support Functions covering areas such as Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Environmental Health & Safety, Sustainability, HR, Legal, IT, Finance Shared Services, Procurement, Category Management, and Commercialization.



Location:  San Leandro, CA


  • Maintains all buildings by washing walls, ceilings, overheads, floors, removing trash and disinfects equipment according to master cleaning.  May operate tray / rack washers, washer extractors and dryers.
  • Visually inspect equipment and complete sanitation checklist following each wash.
  • Performs maintenance cleaning on tray washer, washer extractor and dryer.
  • Oversees storage of all cleaning supplies and disinfecting equipment and supplies as instructed.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required by the Manager or Supervisor.
  • Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture.
  • Visually inspect other equipment sanitor’s work and complete sanitation checklist following each wash.
  • Work directly with sanitation manager and quality control technician to correct deficiencies that may exist after inspection.
  • Set up line and equipment to company standards prior to production run.
  • Participates on company training sessions on all safety topics, work instruction, cleaning procedures, Quality standards, Company and Quality policies.
  • Follow AIB (American Institute of Baking) guidelines.
  • Understand and follow hazard analysis and critical control points, (HACCP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP)
  • Operates Sanitation Cleaning equipment such as but not limited to: Floor scrubbers, vacuum cleaner, industrial vacuums, scissor Lift, Pressure washers, steam cleaners, buffing machines and all-purpose cleaner.
  • Understanding and use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Responsible for maintaining supplies such as paper products for bathrooms and towel dispensers in all buildings.
  • Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.
  • Overtime hours, including working different shift and weekends may be required based on work demand.  Employee must be flexible with these hours.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




ARYZTA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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