Training and Qualification Coordinator

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, Ohio
Date Posted June 27, 2024
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


You already LOVE us and the SNACKS WE MAKE!

Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Wafers, Cheese Curls, Popcorn, Tortilla Chips... yeah, we make them ALL! Shearer's is the company behind all your favorite snack brands.

We have over 5,000 associates in 14 state-of-the-art manufacturing and warehouse sites in North America that produce over 800 million pounds of snacks per year. Did you know that we buy 20% of all the potatoes grown in the US? WOW!

And we know what you’re thinking…how can I get my hands on some free goodies? Our team members can take home free snacks!

Training and Qualification Coordinator

Day Shift


 Your seat at the best snacks table:

  • The Training and Qualification Coordinator aims to develop our team members and eliminate skill gaps identified through robust qualification processes and insight. In collaboration with the site Training and Qualification Manager and Enterprise Training and Qualification, this role will be responsible for the development and implementation of training strategies, plans and processes to support organizational goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Training and Qualification Coordinator reports to the Training and Qualification Manager and supports a variety of operational functions.
  • The Training and Qualification Coordinator role requires flexibility of schedule as needed.
  • The coordinator role requires outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including outstanding facilitators of learning and change.
  • A coordinator is expected to be an analytical thinker with an organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  •  Duties include partnering with a variety of operations in developing, facilitating, and supervising training programs for employees to help advance their skills and improve their performance; Will also partner with HR as needed. HR Tier meeting attendance is expected.
  • In partnership with Training and Qualification Manager, implementing training and development plans; facilitating a wide variety of training programs that enhance the effectiveness of the workforce.
  • Develop training manuals that target tangible results.
  • Implement effective and purposeful training methods, enforcing training timelines and expectations.
  • Manage packaging metrics via scorecards and data; report out weekly.
  • Participate in Orientation and Onboarding as needed.
  • Participate in (required but not limited to) GEMBA, Food Safety Audit Walks and Hold Reviews.
  • Lead the Packaging Trainer Program, including content, delivery, and trainer development.

LMS management for online learning; including passwords, assignments and proving reports and driving completion.

  What you bring to the party:

  • Must have 3 years minimum in a technical production role; qualified in more than one processing or skilled production role is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be fluid in Excel, Word and have ability to manage LMS programs.
  • Must be able to problem solve, research for data to prove error or improvement, utilize various metric platforms and follow up on findings.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be able to make action plans against needed or role gaps.

We offer a variety pack of benefits after just 30 days:

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.  Paid Time Off (PTO) available after 90-days. 

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!