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Wastewater Process Technician

Shearer's Foods
Newport, AR
  • Expired: July 01, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
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Shearer's is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer's brand, and other private labels. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name! We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at

At Shearer's, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options. Safety is our absolute priority.

Wastewater Process Technician

Your Seat at the Table


The Wastewater Process Technician maintains the efficiency of machinery and equipment in a continuous improvement-based environment, while also creating and maintaining a safe work environment. Position is responsible for the ongoing management and maintenance of the wastewater process to meet both plant and environmental standards and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Wastewater Process Technician position is accountable for the efficient operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment that includes but not limited to all wastewater management equipment and components.
  • Perform ongoing sample collection, preparation and analytical laboratory testing
  • Become a SME (Subject Matter Expert) on the system
  • Adjust the system processes and equipment based upon system analysis and trends
  • Maintain records, perform data entry, and provide detained standardized reporting
  • Monitor and manage the system performance to assure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency
  • Follow technical operating procedures and develop operational improvements
  • Manage time effectively to multitask and make calculated decisions across multiple processes
  • Perform preventative, predictive, and corrective maintenance work: troubleshoot and diagnose problems
  • Maintain a high degree of cleanliness for all treatment facilities and equipment
  • Diagnose problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests and make adjustments as needed
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, meters and measuring devices in performing duties
  • Detects faulty operations and defective material; reports those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Complies with all safety and environmental regulations while maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
  • Attend daily shift overlap meetings and weekly maintenance planning meetings as requested
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible with daily work assignment as required and needed
  • Maintain a positive attitude while operating under a continuous improvement mindset.

What you bring to the table

Education and Work Experience
  • 2+ years previous Wastewater experience preferred.
  • High school diploma/GED required. College degree in related field and/or a Class 1 Wastewater license a plus
  • The ability to function in a team-based continuous improvement environment
  • Excellent scientific, analytical, and diagnostic aptitude
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must have an electro-mechanical aptitude for understanding and maintaining system equipment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work safely in varying climate conditions
  • Ability to manage time effectively and make calculated decisions
  • Must be willing to work weekends as needed

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!

To all recruitment agencies: Shearer's Snacks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other company location. Shearer's is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



Shearer's Foods


Newport, AR
72112 USA