United Airlines Production Associate - Sanitation Agent (Cold Foods Agent) in Denver, Colorado

Production Associate - Sanitation Agent (Cold Foods Agent)


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Production Associate - Sanitation Agent (also Cold Foods Agent) - Denver, CO (DEN)

Starting salary: $9.42 / per hour with regular increases at six months, one year and every year on the hire anniversary date

Benefits include the following (plus many others not listed): Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K retirement savings, discounted RTD monthly passes

Working at United Airlines also comes with amazing flight privileges that provide the opportunity to see the world!

Equal Opportunity Employer -- Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.


Please note that this position will be hired under the Chelsea Food Services divisional work rules.


Production co-workers may pack food and beverages, unpack/wash airline equipment, push/pull equipment to designated areas and read specifications to determine amount and kind of product to be packed in the applicable airline equipment. Open position(s) may include any one of the departments described below.


Equipment and Sanitation (E & S)

  • Separate trash from inbound equipment (i.e. ovens, carriers, carts, glasses, silverware, linens)

  • Place dirty equipment in appropriate machine and/or containers provided for the specified equipment

  • Place trash in appropriate container (domestic and/or international)

  • Sort product that has been approved for recycling

  • Remove clean equipment from appropriate dish machine and/or sterilizer; place the clean equipment on the appropriate cart/racking and store in assigned location


  • Prepare and pack equipment with the required product that is specified for a specific flight following menus and portion specifications including special meals and service items

  • Operate a silverware bagging machine

  • Store and organize equipment according to customer specification and move the equipment to a final staging area


  • Maintain beverage inventory in specified work area

  • Follow diagram specifications for accurate packing of required product and equipment to be placed on a specific flight

  • Transport completed carriers and/or beverage carts to area

Cold Food

  • Operate various machines to include but not limited to meat slicer and fruit slicer

  • Prepare food items, sanitize and prepare fruit by specification

  • Maintain integrity of food product by dating/rotating, maintaining temperature and documenting appropriate information on HACCP log as well as product labeling

  • Pack food in appropriate equipment by menu specification


  • Support the unit in the Lean Process initiatives

  • Examine equipment for completeness and appearance of the product prior to storing in refrigerated or assigned area




  • High school diploma/General Education Development (GED) or educational equivalent preferred


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • Basic math skills required

  • Attention to detail required

  • Must be able to understand weights and measures (scales)

  • Continuous standing, walking, bending, frequent repetitive motions and reaching and handling required

  • Must be able to push and pull, lift and carry heavy equipment or food

  • Must be willing and able to work in continuous and extreme temperatures (both hot and cold)


  • Must clear a fingerprint-based criminal history check

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Must be willing and able to work and shift in a 24-hour-a-day / 7-day-a-week operation to include early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Job Food Services - Line

Primary Location United States-CO-DEN - Denver

Organization United

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: DEN00002214-A-SW