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City & State: 

Romeoville, IL, US, 60446

Job Category:  Bakery Operations

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 26 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



Job Title: Janitor 

Department: Sanitation

Reporting to: FSQA Manager


Key Accountabilities

Under the direct supervision of the FSQA Manager and QA Shift Leads. The Janitor is responsible for the cleaning and housekeeping of the facility’s staff amenities and outside grounds as outlined by the Company. A sanitary work environment is essential for ensuring quality product is delivered to our customers.


In order to become a successful member of the Janitorial team, a person must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, able to keep up in a fast paced environment, and not afraid to get "dirty."



Maintains cleanliness, sanitation and upkeep of the employee’s restrooms and cafeteria in accordance with Company and regulatory agency, quality and food safety standards

Responsible for cleaning the office area and production bullpen. Incuding but not limited to the collection of garbage, sweeping and moping.

Picks up garbage, sweeps and mops all stairs (maint entrance, bull pen and maintenance) and Pizza U

Cross trained with frock room janitor.

Assist frock room janitor and cover during absences.

As needed, distribute frocks, hairnets and gloves

Takes empty card board boxes from the office to the bailer. 

Remove snow and clear emergency exits outside

Maintains the outside grounds clean and tidy

Vacuums office areas and empties garbage in offices and hallway

Responsible for maintaining supplies such as paper products for bathrooms and towel dispensers

Oversees storage of all cleaning supplies and disinfecting equipment and supplies as instructed.

Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.

Adheres to all GMP guidelines in the performance of job.

Is aware of the chemical properties and proper use of cleaning solutions and applies knowledge in their proper use. 

Keeps janitor’s room orderly and clean at all times

Ensures that chemicals are properly labeled and stored.

Follows rules and regulations to ensure food safety, quality, and legality.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.

Performs other duties or special projects as required by the Manager or QA Shift Lead

Understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

Work cooperatively with others.



Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Basic reading, writing and math skills

Good communication skills (verbal & written); bilingual, English/Spanish preferred

Hard working, dependable, safety conscious and team oriented.


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level


High School diploma or equivalent, preferred


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Standing / Walking - These functions require the employee to be standing or walking 100% of the time.


Lifting / Carrying / Twisting / Bending / Stooping - The employee is expected to carry, twist, bend, and stoop in conjunction with frequent lifting between 10 to 50 pounds of supplies and trash with the aid of co-workers.


Pushing / Pulling - With the aid of co-workers, the employee is expected to frequently push/pull garbage bins/containers on wheels from 10 to 50 pounds approximately 15 to 100 feet.


Handling / Fingering / Feeling - Hand and finger movement is required frequently to wash, clean, launder and store supplies.


Exposure to Temperature Changes - This occurs when going into the garbage compactor room


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Hot or cold environments


ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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