Liquid Manufacturing: Sanitation Technician

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
Req No.
Operations: Production & Quality Control
Regular Full-Time


Royal Cup, Inc. is a large, privately held national importer, roaster and distributor of coffees, teas and related products that has been in business for over 120 years.  Royal Cup, Inc. currently provides product and service to businesses and individuals throughout the United States, and we’re growing!


We have an immediate opening for a Liquid Sanitation Technician 1 in our production facility. This is Night shift position (6pm-2:30am) but training period will be up to 2 months of day-evening hours(10am-6:30pm).


Royal Cup Coffee offers a competitive compensation plan and benefits including 401(k), healthcare, life insurance, vacation and more.  A full training program designed to provide maximum success of our employees is offered.


The Liquid Sanitation Technician 1 will be responsible for cleaning the entire facility based on the frequency set for each area/equipment. Specific job tasks will include, among other duties:

  • Perform CIP and COP cleaning with chemicals
  • Perform various sanitation/cleaning activities, to include: brushing, blowing, vacuuming, mopping, and washing for various production equipment and production areas.
  • Complete daily documentation of sanitation/cleaning activities.
  • Aid in keeping the Master Sanitation Schedule updated.
  • Always be mindful of and adhere to GMP’s, Quality and Food Safety requirements.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures and guidelines.


  • Minimum of a High School Diploma and/or equivalent (ie. GED).
  • Must have prior experience with cleaning/sanitation within a food manufacturing environment.
  • HACCP certification is a plus
  • Must be able to coordinate effectively with Operations to maintain the Master Sanitation Schedule but without extreme disruption to ongoing operational activities.
  • Must have the ability to work well with a variety of people and take initiative, showing self-motivation in working independently (at times with little to no supervision) with organization, good communication skills and a very strong work ethic.
  • Must have the flexibility to, as needed based on business demands, perform work during varying shifts and/or on weekends.
  • Must have at least basic Reading, Writing, Mathematical & Computer Skills:
    • Ability to read, write and interpret MSDS, check sheets, master sanitation schedule as well as other correspondence.
    • Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations: add, subtract, multiply and divide.
    • Ability to operate basic office equipment: telephone system, desktop computers, fax and copy machines.
    • Beyond basic abilities with Microsoft Office Software, specifically with Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the position which are required to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.       Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These physical demands include:
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching, climbing, grasping, looking upwards, typing, reading, talking and hearing.
    • Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
    • Frequent lifting and or moving up to 50 pounds, at least to chest height from floor.
  • Must be able to work within the work environment characteristics experienced while performing the essential functions for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
    • Frequently working near production machinery and occasionally near hand jacks or forklifts.
    • Frequently working in an environment with variable temperatures.


  • Ability to successfully complete the pre-employment process.


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