Quality Technician

Pearson Candy Company - Saint Paul, MN3.9


Pearson Candy Company is an iconic chocolate and confectionery manufacturer headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We have a rich history of making candy since 1909. Pearson's promotes collaboration and teamwork across the organization.

We are currently seeking a Quality Technician to join our team! The Quality Technician is responsible for assuring compliance for product requirements to meet company expectations and customer satisfaction.

Work Schedule:

Full-time Monday - Thursday, 2nd shift

Job Duties:

  • Collect 5-20 finished products in 15-minute intervals, weigh and record deviations from standard.
  • Examine package fabrication of pouches, cartons and shipping containers to ensure their quality.
  • Examine code dates on pouches, cartons and shipping containers to ensure their accuracy.
  • Examine metal detectors for potential foreign material in product.
  • Perform occasional lifting up to 45 pounds.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • 1-2 years quality control experience in a high-speed production line operation (preferred)
  • Knowledge of SQF standards, HACCP & Food Safety initiative’s
  • Working familiarity with GMP and other food safety standards including HACCP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products primarily Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability and willingness to learn internal software programs
  • Safety standards require the ability to speak read and write in the English language
  • Must be able to work in an environment that handles allergenic ingredients including milk, soy, eggs, wheat, peanuts and tree nuts.

We offer competitive pay, plus medical/dental insurance, 401k, paid time off, company paid: life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability and holidays.

Pearson Candy Company is equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour