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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Custodian Lead, 1st Shift - Ridgefield in Ridgefield, Washington

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Custodian Lead at our Ridgefield, Washington packaging and distribution center! This position performs custodial duties and minor repairs, assists in sanitation control, and checks for safety hazards.

The current opening is available on our 1st shift, which works Monday through Wednesday and every other Thursday from 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The base rate for this position is $15.60 per hour.


  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Manages the scheduled Sanitation Work Orders for assigned shift.

  • Maintains cleanliness of the following areas to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards:

  • Building exteriors, parking lots, grounds, etc.

  • Assigned operations areas, office spaces, rest rooms, warehouses, etc.

  • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors using brooms, mops, and powered scrubbing/waxing machines.

  • Cleans rugs, carpets, furniture, and draperies using vacuum cleaner.

  • Polishes metalwork, such as fixtures and fittings.

  • Washes exterior walls, parking lot and silos using a pressure washer.

  • Washes windows, door panels, and sills.

  • Cleans production floors and drains using chemicals.

  • Empties 55-gallon trash cans and transports trash to 40-yard containers located outside the buildings several times per day.

  • Replenishes kitchen and bathroom supplies.

  • Performs minor and routine maintenance activities using hand tools when needed.

  • Keeps janitorial areas neat and orderly.

  • Communicates supply needs to the Sanitation Supervisor.

  • Notifies the Sanitation Supervisor of need for minor and major repairs.

  • Assists the Supervisor with SAP computer system data entry when needed.

  • Cleans and sanitizes according to SOP and GMP standards.

  • Completes appropriate cleaning logs as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Custodial and lead experience or combination of experience and/or education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job within the specified working conditions.


  • Ability to operate a forklift and a scissor lift.

  • Ability to operate a floor scrubber and floor sweeper.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to read and write in English.

  • Well organized and able to maintain professional conduct at all times.

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and Safety Data Sheets (SDSs).

  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; stand and/or walk more than four to six (4-6) hours and up to twelve (12) hours per day; and work onsite in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust.

  • Ability to maintain punctuality and predictable attendance.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.