Brewster Quality Assurance Technician
Your Career Begins at Shearer's Snacks! Shearer's Snacks is the largest producer of private label of salty snacks, crackers and cookies in North America and the largest producer of kettle cooked potato chips in the world. Shearer's Brewster Plant in BREWSTER, OHIO is seeking team members who are eager to work in a challenging, fast paced environment.
Summary: The Quality Assurance Technician assures that analytical, microbiological, sensory attributes and corporate compliance's are completed in order to meet the quality standards defined by Shearer’s Snacks and its customers. They are responsible for performing assigned laboratory testing and assuring that equipment is calibrated and running properly. They also monitor the facility operation to ensure compliance with corporate quality requirements, SQF, labeling, GMP’s, food safety, and all other such standards of the plant. The Quality Assurance technicians work with the production team to assure that all proper checks are in place and communicate on a regular basis regarding quality results. Additional duties include training and preparing for audits, documenting results in record keeping database and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Quality Supervisor.
- Shift Available: Afternoon's 3:00pm to 11:00pm
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
- Education – High School Diploma or GED equivalent, College is preferable but not necessary.
- Attendance – Good attendance is a must for the QA Tech. This is a skilled position that requires the associate be reliable on a constant basis. Associates will be evaluated on a case by case basis prior to selection.
- Safety Mindset – Create a safety and health workplace; make SSW a priority.
- Language Skills – Must be able to read, understand and effectively communicate to team members in their immediate area.
- Mathematical Skills – Must be able to do simple math, conversions (mm – in., g-oz), and use formulas to compute run rates.
- Leadership – The QA Technician will be an example for the line, as such they will need to be honest, dependable, punctual, and trustworthy and follow all policies/procedures set forth by Shearers Foods LLC. The QA Technician must have the ability to work well with others.
- Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems in common operating situations.
- Computer Skills - Must have basic computer (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills required to run production. Verifications on computer will be done routinely throughout the day.
- Time Management – Must be able to follow standard work instructions
- Flexibility: Must be available for pre-shift meetings when applicable and able to work weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.
- Physical Demands: The team member is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The team member must regularly lift and /or move up to 50+ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Team Members must be able to be on their feet for eight (08+) hours, to keep up with a fast, repetitious pace and to do repetitious lifting.
A Few Other Benefits to Contributing as a Part of Our Team:
All Shearer’s Snacks team members receive a competitive and comprehensive benefits package following a 90 day introduction period, including things like medical, prescription, dental, vision, group life and disability, 401(k) and company match, and a commitment to wellness.
A pre-employment hair sample drug test and criminal background check are required.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.