Sanitation Technician- 1st Shift in Allentown, PA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Allentown operation is a state-of-the-art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center.  The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High-Performance Teams.  All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation.  The site will run on state-of-the-art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes. 

Sanitation Technician

The Sanitation Technician is responsible for working with Quality, Operations and Maintenance to perform the validation and verification activities on shift as well as ensure the utilization of the Food Safety Management System as indicated.


Position Responsibilities

  • Performs duties with a safety-first approach
  • Manage chemical receiving, stock, storage and 5s. Perform cycle counting
  • Mindset toward a high degree of chemical safety
  • Perform duties related to recycling methods/machinery and waste processes
  • Perform basic maintenance related to sanitation equipment
  • Perform VMS audits of chemical areas, cleaning/sanitation tool 5s, and 3rd party janitorial services
  • Perform safe forklift operation
  • Display high degree of initiative and work ethic while working independently
  • Display extensive knowledge of CIP methods and PPE use
  • Expert knowledge of chemicals and labeling
  • Train/coach sanitation and waste standards
  • Display high level of TPM knowledge and integration
  • Other duties as assigned by manager, supervisor or lead





  • 1 year of experience in an industry that required chemical use
  • 1 year of forklift experience
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motion Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work
  • Must be available to work extended hours and flexible time in different departments based on business needs
  • Demonstrated working knowledge with Microsoft Office

Keys to success in this role include skills, knowledge and behaviors in the following areas:

  • Ability to work independently and strive to win
  • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions
  • Team-player attitude.

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.