Reporting to the Team leader/Shift Managers, the Hygiene Operative will support the production team to ensure all facilities are kept clean with post cleaning checks ensuring all cleaning is done according to standard operating policy, health and safety and hygiene requirements.


  • Cleaning all vessels, mobile and static
  • Keeping factory floors, under racking, racking cabinets and shelving clean
  • Completing daily/weekly/monthly record sheet
  • Carrying out other cleaning duties as required by the Team leader or Shift Manager
  • Keeping stock of all cleaning materials and utensils
  • Ensuring the floors are safe at all times, using yellow wet floor signs to highlight cleaning in progress
  • Ensuring all tanks, including large static tanks are clean, dry and odour free and stored in the correct location, with lids once cleaned
  • Ensuring the floor is clean and all spills are mopped up, making sure the area under and around workstations is cleaned regularly
  • Changing spill matting when soiled and clean out drip trays when required
  • Cleaning hot cabinet shelves with solvent to remove stickiness
  • Wiping down racking as required
  • Removing all debris from under C3 storage tanks
  • Cleaning the corrosive cabinets as per the rota
  • Keeping the floor scrubber clean and always empty after use to improve the life of pipework and report problems with floor scrubber immediately
  • Ensuring jet wash hoses are not left lying in the wash bay
  • Keeping wash bay area clean and dry after use, removing all debris from the gantry
  • Keeping stock of all cleaning materials, scrubber pads and bin bags and inform Shift Managers of any items that require re-stocking before they run out

  • Maintaining standards of hygiene, quality and product safety within the designated area in order to meet the customer service standards and maintain product integrity
  • Following agreed controls for safe working practices in relation to personnel, product, processes and/or raw materials
  • Identifying risks and taking the appropriate actions to ensure a safe working environment
  • Whilst handling chemicals (with relevant training provided) MUST wear PPE which include a minimum of safety glasses, safety boots or wellies and protective clothing to be worn within the production areas and any other PPE as recommended depending on the tasks
  • Identifying dangers within the workplace and notifying your Shift Manager / Health& Safety Manager
  • Raising attention to any problems / situations / unsafe conditions that give rise to any H&S risk so they may be prevented
  • Always conforming to manual handling instructions
  • Reporting issues / repair requirements / operating faults with equipment, to Shift Manager
  • Ensure full training is completed in order to safely operate equipment / machinery / raw materials. DO NOT operate any machinery you have not been trained to use

  • Experience cleaning an equipped factory environment
  • Be responsible and risk aware ensuring safety to self and all
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be good at own time management to ensure cleaning efforts do not adversely affect production
  • Be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and management team
  • Have good knowledge of H&S and CoSHH