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ALB - Sanitation Associate in Aurora at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description


Primary responsibility is cleaning of the distribution center (75% of duties).  Keep storage slots, aisles and general facility clean and uncluttered.  Perform routine cleaning, including vacuuming, sweeping and mopping floors, dusting, washing walls, doors, and windows, and emptying trash.  Perform minor preventative maintenance and minor repairs.  Assist service personnel as needed.  Reports major repair and maintenance needs.  Assist with snow removal.



  • Perform routine cleaning to ensure facility is clean and uncluttered.
  • Ensure facility has necessary janitorial equipment.
  • Operate floor scrubber.
  • Sweep and vacuum dock plates.
  • Sweep and mop sanitation barriers.
  • Collect and dispose of trash and recycling.  Empty trash bins from all locations in the cooler, warehouse and loading dock, offices and break areas.
  • Empty cardboard and plastic recycling compacts.
  • Keep all areas free of debris, such as wood fragments, pallet wrap, labels and paper.
  • Remove empty pallets and clean and mop slots.
  • Discard leaking product and record on the reconditioning log.  Clean up product spills.
  • Check and add water as necessary to material handling equipment (forklift and pallet jack) batteries.
  • Assist with snow removal.
  • Report violations of Company policies and procedures to shift supervisor.
  • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location.
  • Observe all safety policies and procedures; wear appropriate safety equipment as necessary.
  • Perform all duties in a highly ethical manner and in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by management.

Job Requirements


  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in an efficient manner. 
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Good awareness of safety hazards; high regard for safety.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced team-oriented environment.
  • Able to be flexible regarding tasks and work a flexible schedule as needed. 
  • Able to develop and maintain effective, positive working relationships with a diverse group of individuals; a team player.
  • Ability to work in varied climate conditions, indoors and outdoors.


High school diploma /GED and/or equivalent related experience.  Previous warehouse experience preferred, but not required.  Must be able to understand procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes.  Good understanding of safety guidelines. Ability to operate cleaning equipment, such as floor scrubbers.


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