Sanitation 3rd Shift


Sheboygan Falls, WI, US

Shift:  Third Shift
Requisition ID:  50751

At Johnsonville, we use our business to build our people. If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand enjoyed in 45 countries. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, our company is 3,000 members strong and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company!

Johnsonville Sausage Job Posting


3rd Shift


Pay Range: $24.80/hr - $26.50/hr + $2.00 Shift Premium

Hours: 9:30pm – 6:30am; Monday-Friday (Overtime as production demands)



  • Consistently manufacture “great tasting” sausage products according to specifications.
  • Ensure sanitation and food safety specifications are met.
  • Develop best practices for effective and efficient cleaning and operation of all related equipment.
  • Participate in daily TAILGATE meetings and project teams.
  • Set goals and objectives; both personal and as a team member to acquire "superlative" performance in order to support the Johnsonville Way.
  • Grow, develop, and stretch yourself by continuing to find new and better ways to meet your commitments to yourself, your team and to Johnsonville.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepare production equipment for cleaning by locking out machinery and covering all necessary electrical equipment with plastic.
    • Teardown equipment according to best practice within the department you work to prepare for sanitation.
    • Proper handling and use of cleaning and sanitizing chemicals.
    • Dry clean, pre-rinse, foam, scrub, post rinse, wipe condensation, and sanitize production equipment, ensuring that all areas meet Johnsonville’s and USDA’s standards of acceptability.
    • Conduct environmental and bioluminescence swabbing.
    • Setup equipment according to best practice within the department you work to prepare for production.
    • Ability to perform the necessary operations for the production of all sausage types manufactured within the department you work.
    • Must be able to complete sanitation and production documentation paperwork accurately.
    • May include rotation to other Meadowside departments as production/ sanitation demands



  • Sanitation experience preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.


Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Strong math background is required.
  • Must be able to identify Critical Control Points (CCPs) in area of responsibility and maintain all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Must be dependable, honest and proactive.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be able to become certified in chemical usage.
  • Must be able to obtain a forklift and scissor/man lift license and learn the safe operation of electric pallet movers.
  • Willing to work in cold and wet conditions.
  • Ability to work at heights that are above ground level.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.


Other Requirements:

  • External Candidates Only:  Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check.



Meadowside – Sheboygan Falls, WI 

Positions Available:


Member Status:

Full Time, Hourly

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Johnsonville, LLC performs pre-employment, post offer drug screens, physicals and background checks for all external manufacturing candidates.

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment.. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country.  We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.