Quality Lab Technician in Burlington, IA at Shearer’s Foods

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Snapshot

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 www.Shearers.com

Your Seat at the table

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a quality assurance setting. Duties usually consist of making measurements, performing several routine quantitative and qualitative biological or chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures. 

  • Monitoring of product in manufacturing including color, moisture, PH, weight, size etc.in a timely manner
  • Inspection of finished product (package, seal integrity, codes, weights, etc)
  • Packaged product evaluation
  • Metal detection validation
  • Record keeping
  • Holding product
  • Varied inspections throughout the week
  • Operate and calibrate applicable testing machines
  • Pulling quality approved samples as requested
  • May perform other duties as required.

What you bring to the table

  • Language Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Mathematical Skills: Above average math skills
  • Machines, Tools, or Equipment Used:  Caliper – frequently, Scales – frequently, Machines used for testing: Moisture, salt, pH, and color. Knowledge on machines is done by on-the-job training.
  • Education and Experience: High school or GED


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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