Sanitation Technician-2nd Shift

  • Sandpoint, ID
  • Full-time

Company Description

Thorne is a personalized health solutions company dedicated to improving individual outcomes through science and technology. For over 30 years, Thorne has led the nutritional supplement industry in providing researched-based, high-quality natural products, including foundational vitamins and minerals, therapeutic-focused nutritional supplements, and NSF Certified for Sport products. By leveraging cutting-edge research and personalized data through affiliate WellnessFX, Thorne offers customized preventive health solutions for practitioners, their patients, and athletes.

Job Description

The Sanitation Technician follows Production Department procedures and performs specific duties based on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for the Production Department. Performs a wide variety of duties in the production, assembly and cleaning of production machine parts and manufacturing suites. Duties may include material inventory, machine operation, assembly/disassembly process and recognition of quality control processes in place.


· Employee becomes knowledgeable of the applicable provisions of the Production Department’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and follows them. Employee remains knowledgeable on an ongoing and timely basis as changes in the SOPs and GMPs occur.

· Employee is at work as scheduled, starts work at the beginning of a shift, is on time to meetings, completes assigned tasks in a timely manner, and works overtime as required.

· Employee knows and follows the Production Department policies and procedures and Thorne Research policies and procedures as outline in the Employee Handbook.

· Employee willingly works in the different production areas as assigned.

· Employee gets along with co-workers and supervisors. Employee responds appropriately to criticism and instructions for leads and/or supervisors. Employee follows the Standards of Conduct as outlined in the lates version of the Thorne Research Employee Handbook.

· Establishes and/or adjusts work assignments to meet production schedules.

· Assists Production Operators with run procedures (i.e., end line clearance, beginning line clearance, cleans, removal of machine parts and reassembly of machine(s) or line equipment) as needed.

· After proper training and certification, operates machinery related to all production needs

· Adheres to internal safety policies, including use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.

· Completes cleaning tasks in a timely manner and keeps work area in a neat and efficient manner.

· Takes initiative to ensure production areas and the warehouse meet Thorne Research’s standard of cleanliness.

· Operates cleaning machinery (high pressure washer, foamer and floor machine, etc.) after proper training as required by area and assigned by a supervisor.

· Other duties as assigned

· Promote an accountable, innovative, and results-oriented culture promoting openness, teamwork, mutual trust, and respect.

· Seek formal and informal performance assessments of self, including performance versus expectations and goals, behaviors, and leadership potential.

· Actively participate in required training and development programs and electives as suits one’s needs, and support colleagues, trainers, and management as appropriate with these efforts.

· Promote the Company’s Mission and Values, including an accountable, innovative, and results-oriented culture that promotes customer service, openness, teamwork, mutual trust, and respect.


Experience and/or Education: By training, education and/or experience, employee must be able to perform the essential duties of the job. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.

Language Ability: Employee is able to read and understand written directions in English, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Work Instructions, Forms and the Thorne Research Employee Handbook. Employee follows instructions closely, both verbal and written, and communicates effectively with supervisors and fellow employees.

Math Ability: Employee has the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in the units of measurement used in the Production Department, using whole numbers and decimals (for example, grams).

Reasoning Ability: During disassembly and assembly of machines, employee is able to discern that the parts and tools are the correct ones for the tasks at hand.

Computer and Technical Skills: Employee can use a hand calculator to perform basic math calculations to complete records accurately. Develop and deliver on assigned objectives within requested timeframes.

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