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Quality Assurance Technician- Lawrence Plant

Posted Date:  Sep 14, 2023
Requisition Number:  119856

Location: Lawrence, KS


We are mixing up something new in Lawrence, KS! Are you ready to be a part of something new? Pretzels, Inc is now a part of Hershey Salty Snacks!  Join us and help with making great tasting snacks and a wonderful workplace environment.



  • Starting at $20.00/hr, overnight shifts have $1/hr shift differential

  • Sign-on Bonus totaling $2,000 for eligible candidates


Total Rewards:

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision) Starting Day 1

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan – with generous company match

  • Paid Time Off



  • 12 hours shift (6pm-6am or 6am-6pm)

  • Working 3 days one week: Sun, Wed, Thurs, and 4 days the next week: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat


Candidate Process:

Please note – communication will be through phone, email, and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email address


  • Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview

  • Post Offer Background Check, Drug screen, and Physical required


Job Summary

Responsible for performing hourly control tests, inspections of random samples of finished product, pre-operational inspections and swabbing to ensure cleanliness of lines.


Essential Functions/Duties and Responsibilities

  • Checking of: 

    • Oven exit & finishing moisture

    • Salt contents, color, P.H.

    • Count per pound

    • Breakage and length

    • Bag, label, case count and bag weight

  • Metal detection checks as required

  • Collection of samples for Micro Testing

  • Completion of COA paperwork

  • Pre-operational inspections of line

  • Swabbing using ATP, AllerSnap, and AllerFlow swabs

  • Sanitation of lab and equipment

  • Enter test results into computer as required

  • Adhering to all GMP’s, both personal and operational



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1-3 months related experience

  • Basic Data Entry

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure

  • HACCP Qualified


Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Stand, walk, climb, and reach with both hands and arms, bend and twist. 

  • Agility of both hands and all fingers to push, pull, grasp, touch and feel.   

  • Visual acuity and hand/eye coordination. 

  • Talk/communicate and hear.

Nearest Major Market: Lawrence

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