TR Toppers is recruiting for a full-time Sanitation Associate in Pueblo, CO who has a strong work ethic with a willingness to work hard; dependable; positive attitude, adaptable; honest; self-motivated; willing to learn and grow; and has a strong self-confidence. If this description fits you, we encourage you to apply for this position.

TR Toppers offers a very competitive compensation package which includes year-end bonus and company funded pension plan. Benefits include optional medical, vision, dental, life insurance, generous paid time off, referral bonus, and a great work environment.

TR Toppers is national food processing company located in Pueblo, CO. We specialize in processing name brand candies and other types of inclusions that are used in a variety of food products, such as ice creams and cakes, and shipped throughout the company. We are a progressive family owned business and we are rapidly growing.

The position is responsible for maintaining working areas in warehouse, coolers, shipping dock and production areas in a clean and orderly condition. Clean and sanitize processing room and equipment after production activities according to established Standard Operating Procedures.


a)Keep staging area and warehouse floors clean.

b)Keep back dock, front entrance and patio grounds clean and sanitary, when weather permits.

c)Perform duties based on master cleaning schedule. Cleans warehouse areas including packing room, dry storage, coolers, docks and outside areas using various cleaning tools (i.e. broom, mop, brush, dustpan, cleaning chemicals, dust cloths).

d)Sweep and keep production floors clear of organic product waste, paper, plastic, wood and other trash.

e)Removes trash buckets to disposal area and return empty buckets for line use.

f)Remove boxed waste product from production area and dispose in dumpster or disposal as directed.

g)Dry cleanup for equipment and floors prior to wet cleaning. Remove product as needed from machines and conveyors before wet cleaning.

h)Obtain chemicals and detergents as needed and mix to required concentrations for cleaning. Follow all required handling practices, including PPE use. Document sanitize strengths for every use on the Production Area Cleaning Log and give to Plant Manager at the end of the month.

i)Clean equipment and floors according to Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures.

j)Performs other duties as assigned or required.


a)High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

b)The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.


Monday – Friday, 5:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. (Must be flexible - hours subject to change as needed to meet the needs of the company)


a)Experience working in food processing or manufacturing plant.

b)Previous work experience cleaning and sanitizing processing room and equipment after production activities.


a)Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

b)Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

c)Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

d)Ability to apply mathematical, statistical and scientific principles used in food industry. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

e)Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

f)Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

g)Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

h)Equipment maintenance, electrical knowledge, general plant maintenance.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your resume to ATTN: Kathy Ruiz, 320 Fairchild Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003 or via Email kathyr@trtoppers.comThis position will be open until filled.

If you have questions relating to the position, please feel free to contact Kathy Ruiz at 719.948.4902 Ext. 7954.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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