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ABM Industries Sanitation in Birmingham, Alabama


Position Summary Details

The Sanitation position provides the cleaning and upkeep of an assigned area.

Essential Functions

· Perform all task assigned based on ABM Sanitation Program.

· Follows ALL food safety and safety guidelines.

· Disassemble, clean/sanitize, and reassemble equipment.

· Accurately and safely cleans equipment area or periodic work.

· Sweeps, mops, and maintains the offices, restrooms, and lunchrooms as well as the outside parameters

· Follows and maintains the sanitation program utilizing a Master Cleaning Schedule and ensures implementation of accurate procedures in all tasks completed.

· Works with leadership to maintain plant procedures and operations guidelines, which ensure compliance with food laws and labeling requirements.

· Familiar with the use of appropriate cleaners and sanitizers for all food processing equipment and plant facilities.

· Performs daily self-inspection systems and techniques to monitor sanitation issues with all equipment.

· Inspects work prior to it being checked by lead.

· Must be knowledgeable with the Lock out Tag out Safety program.

· Helps in training of new employees or employees who change job classifications.

· Reports all equipment problems to the leadership or supervisor immediately.

· Communicates all matters relating to safety and health and positively promote safety in our operations.

· Understands and follows all general and specific safe job procedures that apply to your job.

· Plans and carries out job assignments without crafting hazards to yourself and other employees.

· Must be able to work in confined spaces while following confined space protocols where applicable.

· Must be able to work in all conditions including wet, humid, hot, and cold.

· Must be able to work at all heights within the facility.

· Must be able to learn and work industrial equipment like a scissor lift, boom lift and floor scrubber.

· Working schedule could change periodically throughout the week and must be able to have a flexible work schedule.

· Must be able to come to work on time, ready to work, and work entire scheduled hours each day.


· Prior food plant sanitation or related experience a plus, preferably in a food manufacturing facility.

· Must be flexible with shifts and days off. Must be available on weekends/nights as your schedule requires.

· Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

· Ability to follow instructions and comprehend safety procedures.

· Must be able to follow all facility GMP’s, policies, and procedures.

· Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. overhead.

· Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. up to waist level.

· Must be able to bend, twist, stoop, and kneel.

· Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

· Must be able to distinguish colors and smells.

· Must be able to distinguish audible alarms.

· Must be capable of rapid movement to all areas of the plant.

· Must be able to climb stairs and fixed/portable ladders.

· Ability to crawl under and onto machinery and equipment.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must meet all requirements to receive approval for working in specific ATS environments (if applicable), including ten-year work history if available

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Customer Service Experience

  • 1 yr of similar work experience


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