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Quality Assurance (QA) Technician

Shearer's Foods Waterford, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Yes, food and science CAN be a career!Waterford Quality Assurance Technician

(Waterford, PA - A suburb approximately 14 miles south of Erie).

Shift: Monday through Friday - 3:00pm-11:00pm


Your Seat At the Table:

Our Quality Assurance Technicians assure that analytical, microbiological, sensory attributes and corporate compliance's are completed in order to meet the quality standards defined by Shearer's Foods and our customers. You'll be responsible for performing assigned laboratory testing and assuring that equipment is calibrated and running properly. You will 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. Our QA Techs work with the production team to assure that all proper checks are in place and communicate on a regular basis regarding quality results. Additional opportunities within the position include training and preparing for audits and documenting results in recordkeeping database system.   

What you bring to the table:

Experience – Previous laboratory experience or looking for a career in the snack industry! 

Education – High School Diploma or GED equivalent, College is preferable but not necessary.

Safety Mindset – Create and strive for a safe and healthy workplace – it is a priority! 

Leadership – The QA Technician will be an example for the team by following all policies/procedures; and be able to work well with others in a team environment.

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems in common operating situations.

Language Skills – Must be able to read, understand and effectively communicate to team members. Must be able to follow standard work instructions. 

Mathematical Skills – Must be able to do simple math, conversions (mm – in., g-oz), and use formulas to compute run rates.

Computer Skills - Must have basic computer (Excel, Word, Data Entry) skills required to run production. Verifications and data recording on a computer will be done routinely throughout your shift.

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 (8) hours, to keep up with a fast, repetitious pace and to do repetitious lifting.

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!#cb#sseishp

Shearer's Foods


Waterford, PA



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