The Sanitor position is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing
processing and packaging equipment that produces products you
already know and love. A key component of PepsiCo's success,
Frito-Lay has been making the very best snacks for over 80 years.
Classic Lay's(r), Cheetos(r), and Doritos(r) are just a few of the
products that you would help us produce in one of our manufacturing
facilities. Although you will start out working for Frito-Lay, this
job can open the door to career opportunities with our parent
company, PepsiCo. Your job will be to ensure that our customers
continue to trust us when it comes to food safety.
Work hours can be variable and usually involve working nights
and weekends, when other employees are not working or using the
As a Sanitor, you can expect to work on your feet the entirety
of your shift near heavy machinery in a loud manufacturing
environment. We wear productive gear (think of a HAZMAT suit) and
we squeeze, crawl, and climb wherever we need to go in order to
make sure a job is done correctly. Frito-Lay manufacturing
facilities are also large. While we want everyone to feel
comfortable, our ability to control the temperature is limited.
Indoor warehouse working conditions are impacted by seasons and the
Here is a list of some of the more frequent tasks you can expect
to perform during a typical workday:
You will clean the equipment necessary for overall manufacturing
You will also clean lines and processing equipment
Packaging equipment will also require your attention, which
involves wiping down metal conveyors, as well as cleaning the
You will sometimes have to open valves to get the job done
You will maintain and clean all buildings, including bathrooms,
but also some landscaping work outside
You will be a "first responder" for all food safety and
Like the rest of the team, you will work with strong, corrosive
You will also be working with hot water and foaming & cleaning
You will sweep and mop floors
We will teach you the basic requirements of cleaning on the
process line as well as what pieces of equipment need to be opened
for sanitation. We will also provide training on "lock out"
procedures which ensure your safety and the safety of your team
members. Each line has different process and procedures: in some
cases, you may be squeezing into a tight space, while other times
you might be climbing a ladder
Whether you are experience or not, please be sure that you meet
the following minimum requirements prior to starting your
You are 18 years of age or older
You will be required to work on weekends, holidays as well as
You are able to climb, bend, reach, stoop, kneel, and stretch
for extended periods with or without a reasonable accommodation
You are willing and able to work at heights using ladders or
lifts to access areas of the plant
You are willing and able to work in an environment that has
extreme temperatures, humidity, hazardous/loud equipment, and
People often ask what kind of characteristics will make them
successful in this position. Do you think you have what it takes to
perform at our level? Here is an idea of what our managers are
Accountable : there are no short cuts in food safety. Are you
the kind of person who can follow the letter and the spirit of
instructions? We follow strict FSMA guidelines to ensure our
products are safe.
Coachable: do you love learning new tasks? Each piece of
equipment here has its own sanitation procedure so it's important
that you learn quickly and handle feedback well.
Flexibility: we look out for one another on the warehouse floor
by being flexible when when tackling production schedule changes,
environmental changes, and sudden work schedule changes.
Team Spirit: we believe that teamwork is the secret to our
success, and this is particularly true during changeovers.
High Energy: while it is true that we follow very specific sets
of instructions, we work as quickly as possible so that we can
produce high quality products.
Trustworthy: we trust our team members, which means you might
find yourself working without direct supervision.
Does this sound like you? Join nearly 55,000 other Frito-Lay
associates across the country that work hard to bring you the
snacks you love by submitting your application today.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority /
Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender
Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants
with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other
applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police
Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the
Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance
Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an
applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the
Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO
Please view our Pay Transparency Statement.