Cartage Sanitation Technician

Milton, WI

Regular Full-Time

Requisition ID: 1424

New hires will receive a $2,000 sign-on bonus after successfully completing 90 days of employment. *

Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC) is a world-class manufacturer of chocolate and innovative coatings.  We have recently been awarded the Top Workplaces Award by the WI State Journal – No. 2 Large Employer and the Benefits Award. CQC has been growing double digits annually because of our flexibility, commitment, respect and integrity, and we are looking for quality individuals to join our team.  Working for a family-owned company provides you with the opportunity to wear many different “hats,” make a difference every day, and have fun doing it!  We are committed to being an Employer of Choice in Southern Wisconsin and offering our employees a variety of traditional and unconventional benefits.

We are currently accepting applications for Sanitation Technicians in our new state-of-the-art truck storage facility in Milton, WI, conveniently located north of Janesville. These positions will work 9:30am-6:00pm Sunday – Thursday or Tuesday – Saturday.

*Applies to Cartage Sanitation Technician applicants 9/7/23 to end of promotion.

Job Summary

Acts as sanitation and janitorial duties.  Responsible for cleaning, sanitation and upkeep of the Cartage tractor and trailer fleet. This position cleans the inside, outside, and pump parts of our tanker trailers to food grade standards, along with the outside of our tractor fleet, and sanitizing of food processing equipment and for maintaining overall cleanliness of the general trucking environment




  • Bonus Potential – Perfect Attendance ($300+ quarterly) & Year-End (5%+)
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (Low deductible and copays, LASIK reimbursement, Adults orthodontics)
  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Match – up to 5%
  • Paid Vacation, Personal and Volunteer days plus 11 holidays
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Wellness: Free fruit, insurance discounts, gym and run/walk/bike event reimbursement, free wellness checks
  • Scholarships – Employee, spouse, and children
  • Summer Camp Reimbursement – children of employees
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Free chocolate and coating!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Execute sanitation program for Clasen equipment to ensure low failure rates, proper sanitation levels, and equipment longevity.
  • Clean and maintain the outside, inside, and trailer pump parts of Clasen owned trailers.
  • Clean and maintain the outside of all company tractors, and yard equipment.
  • Monitors chemical inventory and the basic sanitation supplies and tool inventories.
  • Cleans shop walls, floors, ceilings, restrooms, hallways, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas.
  • Cleans, sanitizes, sets up and tears down the processing equipment.
  • Ensures inventory, safe handling, correct measurement, and proper usage of cleaning chemicals.
  • Responsible for the cleaning and documentation of the work on the master sanitation schedules.
  • Replenish bathroom supplies and hand washing sinks.
  • Perform minor maintenance on pipes, pumps and cleaning equipment, such as replace o-rings on pump housing, etc.
  • Transports and returns waste and cardboard bins to designated areas.
  • Operate forklift and other material handling equipment as needed.
  • Operate yard Goat to move trailers around as needed.
  • Coordinate with Dispatch and scheduling for sanitation tasks as needed.
  • Travel to store to pick up supplies.
  • Attend team, safety, and quality meetings, complete the necessary training / certification required by supervision, and train others as needed.
  • Perform all tasks assigned by the supervisor, while following all company, safety, and quality policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular attendance at work, and work overtime as needed.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous sanitation or janitorial experience is required.
  • Prior knowledge of chemical handling and storage is preferred.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing setting is preferred.


  • Lift 55 pounds on a continual basis
  • Stand and walk for entire shift
  • Speak, write and read in English
  • Perform math at a basic level
  • Work at heights above 10 feet and in extreme heat and cold
  • Work with allergens, such as peanut, tree nuts, dairy, and soy.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and flexibility to perform a variety of tasks
  • Multi-tasking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate range-of-motion, strength, and physical stamina needed to safely perform the job in fast-paced work environment.
  • Remain alert to safety hazards, maintain attention to stay on task, manage time effectively, and work independently and in a team to complete assigned tasks.

CQC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  EEO Poster