Packer - seasonal student

Shearers Snacks is a privately held producer and marketer of quality snack foods sold in the US and international markets under the following brands: Shearers, Rice Works, Granny Goose, Thin & Crispy as well as other private label brands.

Position Title:  Packer

Wage:  0-1040 hours worked $15.86, 1041 hours worked forward $17.86

Position Summary

Visually inspect product, prepare boxes, packing product, final quality inspection and palletizing of product.


  • Required to visually inspect the flow of product through various stages of the packaging process.
  • Place proper quantities of product in each box; Check code dates, prices, fold and tape box
  • Stack correct number of boxes appropriately on skids using correct stacking pattern.
  • Required to rotate through the various packaging workstations on all packaging lines.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties such as sweeping, light equipment cleaning as required
  • Follow all work instructions
  • Follow all company policies and procedures while working
  • Completing all other duties as assigned


Experience, knowledge and skills

  • Strong communication skills – must be able to accurately express information concerning production quality and safety

  • Require good hand, eye coordination

  • Responsible for ensuring that the work they perform meets the Company’s finished product “Quality” expectations

  • Individual must be self-motivated, detail-orientated, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have good time management & organizational skills

  • Work well within a team environment

  • Physically capable of heavy lifting (25 lbs)

  • Self-starter, working with minimal supervision

  • Must follow all safety regulations while working

Shearer’s Foods Canada, Inc. is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

We are pleased that you are interested in joining our organization. The on-line application will take approximately 20 minutes. You will be asked a standard set of questions similar to those that you would find on an employment application.

The individual applying for the position must complete this on-line application personally. You will also be asked to provide work history information, so please refer to your resume when completing this on-line application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.