Sanitation Technician - Lopez Foods

Lopez Foods, Inc.

1300 S Lake St, Cherokee, IA 51012 712-321-3500

$20.75/hr Starting Pay   3rd Shift  Full-Time

Lopez Foods is hiring for a Sanitation Technician position in Cherokee, Iowa!  Lopez Foods offers attractive benefits such as health insurance with a $500 deductible, dental, vision and a 401k plan with a generous company match.  

Sanitation Technician Benefits:

  • Starting Pay: $20.75/hr
  • Paid Holidays & PTO (Based on accrued hour requirements)
  • Medical Coverage – Access to affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage
  • GREAT benefits offered after full-time hire including: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401k with company match, STD & Life Insurance, PTO and opportunity for advancement


Desired Qualifications:
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs on own and 70 lbs as a team
  • Ability to work in cooler temperatures, around 38 degrees
  • Ability to push, pull, bend and stoop frequently
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours and walk up to 2 miles each shift
  • 1-2 years of previous sanitation experience preferred

Application Instructions:

Stop by at the guard house at 1300 S Lake St, Cherokee and pick up an application or email a resume to

Lopez Foods Inc is an EEO/AA Employer.  M/F/Vet/Disabled.

  • Mix sanitation chemicals according to recipe
  • Spray, soap, scrub and rinse all equipment and supplies used in production
  • Ensure equipment is properly sanitized for QA inspection
  • Sanitize other areas of the plant on a weekly, monthly and semi-annual basis
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Location: Cherokee, IA

Open: Tuesday January 11th

Close: Saturday February 12th 2022

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