Hygiene Technician

Rochester, Kent | Full Time

Reporting To: Hygiene Manager

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Job Purpose:

As a Hygiene Technician at Veetee, you will ensure all machines and external areas of the factory are cleaned and maintained to the Company's Hygiene operating standards.


  • To work as part of a team to ensure that the highest standards of visual and microbiological hygiene are always maintained across all areas of the site.

  • To identify difficulties as and when they arise and communicate these to your hygiene team leader.

  • Check the chemical containers are labelled, locked and lids are attached at all times.

  • To follow all hygiene, food safety, quality, H&S procedures, and the company terms & conditions.

  • To achieve a “right first time” clean, following set work instructions and safety protocols.

  • Working to a timely manner as to maximise efficiency and completing additional task at quieter periods.

  • Timely and accurate completion of related documents and records.

  • Manual handling of goods up to 25kg.

  • Operations of cleaning equipment during deep cleaning tasks and wash down of machines during scheduled shut down periods.

  • Cleaning and tidying of the external areas of the factory and office buildings.

  • Handle chemicals as per COSHH training and regulations.

  • Comply with hygiene schedule.

  • Comply with existing cleaning instruction cards and SOP’s.

  • Undertake all aspects of hygiene within non-operational areas, this includes toilets, canteen, warehouse, yard.

  • Other duties that may be reasonably regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities of the post as defined.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in a food manufacturing environment.

  • The ability to work quickly, methodically and under pressure.

  • Comfortable to work in a hot environment, confined space, on heights and with pest control.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Reliable and willing to work flexibly.

  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

Shift Pattern:

  • Monday - Friday (Days)

If you are interested in this role and working for Veetee, please send your CV to recruitment@veetee.com

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