Seasoner Machine Operator

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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.

Seasoner Machine Operators - Hermiston, OR

$15.95/hr. - Starting Pay

(Pay increased to $16.70 at 6 months & $18.85 after 1 year)

8 Hour Night Shift - 12AM - 8AM

12 Hour Night Shift - 4PM - 4AM

Your seat at the table

Dedication, Dependability, and a Willingness to learn are a must. Seasoners must possess strong organizational skills, leadership skills and the ability to interact with both management and co-workers. As a seasoner, job duties include, but are not limited to the set up and operation of industrial food equipment, following precise recipes and work procedures, monitoring and adjusting processing variables and performing product quality tests and data collection. Seasoners must also be able to react to direction from quality assurance and management personnel. Seasoners will be exposed to allergens, chemicals and extreme environmental temperatures. They will be expected to multi-task and prioritize throughout the day. Job duties also include use of hand tools.

What you bring to the table

  • Attendance - This is a skilled position that requires the team member be reliable on a constant basis.
  • Food Manufacturing Experience - Candidates with previous Food Manufacturing experience preferred but not required.
  • Safety Mindset - Create a safety and health workplace; make SSW a priority.
  • Language Skills - Must be able to read, understand and effectively communicate to team members in immediate area.
  • Leadership -Must demonstrate Shearer's Core Values of Respect, Teamwork, and Giving Back.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems in common operating situations.
  • Troubleshooting Skills - Must have ability to work through problems to find root causes and address issues.
  • Computer Skills - Must have basic computer skills required to run production. Verifications on computer will be done routinely throughout the day.
  • Attention to Detail - Must be able to follow standard work instructions.
  • 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 85+ pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 85+ 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 twelve (12+) 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!




Production Workers, All Other

Job type

Full time

Shearer's Foods
Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 37,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Hermiston, OR 97838, US
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