Packaging Machine Operator (PMO) in Waterford, PA at Shearer’s Foods

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

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Job Description

You already LOVE us

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



Packaging Machine Operator

Afternoon Shift and Night Shift Positions Available 

Packaging Machine Operators 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. 

Your seat at the table

  • Operate bagger equipment
  • Operate seasoner (Chip side only)
  • Inspect all equipment used for sanitation and food safety.
  • Report any problems with materials or equipment.
  • Take all required tests. Ex. BIP, vacuum chamber.
  • Perform all required maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
  • Direct line workers to needed tasks.
  • Fill out proper paperwork. Ex. Metal Detector Log, Packaging Machine Start Up & Film Verification, Seat Test Check Sheet, etc.
  • Clean and return used formers to racks.
  • Work with Enrober Operators, Cooks, Cartpullers, and Sheeter Operators
  • Schedule completion of orders by following priority and direction from supervision.

What you bring to the table

  • Complete all computer training
  • Prior Manufacturing experience in operating high speed packaging equipment such as T&A or Ishida, CNC and/or touch screen PLC machinery
  • Able to read the ROG
  • General mathematical ability
  • Self-motivation
  • Learning, memorizing and executing a sequence of procedures
  • Good hand – eye coordination
  • Willing and able to get along with others
  • Good judgment and reasoning abilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Lifting up to 80 pounds
  • Continuous standing and walking
  • Continuous bending, stooping, carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling
  • Frequently climbing and reaching above shoulder level
  • Occasionally squatting 

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!





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