Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technician, Phoenix, AZ

Are you a motivated, focused and eager person looking for something that’s never “just a job?” Then we want you! Here’s a few reasons to consider Shearer’s Snacks:

  • Be a part of a company experiencing exciting growth

  • Experience company-wide spirit of teamwork and support

  • Have immediate impact in your role

  • Be an integral part of producing the snacks America loves

  • Feel like your contribution matters

You might not have heard of us, but you’ve certainly tasted our snacks! In fact, we’re the largest producer of the private label snacks America loves and the largest producer of kettle cooked chips in the world, and we’re looking for Quality Assurance Technicians for our Phoenix, AZ location.

A Day in the Life of a Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technicians are directly involved in making sure every product that leaves Shearer’s Snacks is of the highest quality and ready to make people happy at their next picnic, birthday party or snack time. As one of these important team members, your day will include:

  • Safety
  • Collect and test samples from each production line for conformance to the finished product standards
  • Document and record test results
  • Communicate the test results to the operators and supervisors
  • Aid in making improvements in quality when necessary
  • Take control of out of spec product
  • Placing non-conforming products/raw materials on hold
  • Examine finished products for conformance to the appropriate packaging standards
  • Verify the testing of metal detectors by operators
  • Test free fatty acid levels of fryer oils according to schedule
  • Test raw materials for compliance to specification
  • Conduct product sensory
  • Supporting your team as needed


Bring Your Best

We want to build the best team in the industry, so we’re looking for people like you who not only can work as a part of a team, but also exhibit the following leadership behaviors:

  • Good communication skills

  • Interest in or experience with technology

  • Ability to think beyond the plan

  • A high sense of integrity and the ability to act with urgency

  • A drive to deliver the best result for the customer

  • Flexibility in a fast-paced, growing business environment

  • A hands on, “can do” attitude with a passion for problem solving

  • A curiosity to learn more, with the ability to assess situations quickly

  • Ability to support, encourage and invest in a strong team

On the Move

In order give your best, you must also be able to be on your feet for up to eight hours, keep up with a fast, repetitious pace and perform repetitious lifting.

A Well-Rounded Team

Here are a few other things that would make you an ideal Packaging Associate at Shearer’s Snacks:

  • Required to conform to food safety legislation/guidelines

  • Self-motivation

  • Learning, memorizing and executing a sequence of procedures and processes

  • Good judgment and reasoning abilities

  • Basic math and reading skills

  • Basic knowledge of computer functions

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 Little More About Us…

Shearer's Snacks is the largest producer of private label salty snacks, crackers and cookies in North America and the largest producer of kettle cooked potato chips in the world. Based in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's operates eleven state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Iowa, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Texas, Oregon, Arkansas, Virginia and Canada and received the snack food industry's highest sustainability award for environmental responsibility.



EEO/ Drug Free Employer

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.