Entry Level Machine Operator

Tacoma, WA

Posted April 7, 2021

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Monday-Friday, Multiple Shifts Available

One of the largest and most cutting-edge plastic manufacturing companies in the Puget Sound is looking to add Entry Level Machine Operators to their production team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn a trade skill!

They service several large and small construction companies with all their plastic safety-related gear in the Puget Sound area as well as across the nation. Machine Operators make plastic products such as Fences, Cones, Roadway Signs, and much much more.

 Entry Level Machine Operator duties:

  • Loading and unloading plastic product into machinery
  • Learn how to set up, run, and break down several types of machines
  • Measuring and cutting materials
  • Basic assembly of plastic products
  • Other general labor duties as needed

If you love working in a fast-paced environment and learning new things this may be the job for you!

COVID-19 Measures:

  • Masks Must be worn at all times
  • Sanitation of each station pre and post shift
  • Sanitation of all tools and equipment between shifts
  • Any Employee reporting Illness is put on 72 hours Hold before returning to work to ensure no COVID Signs or Symptoms
  • Onsite temperature check station available

Schedule: Monday-Friday - bus accessible on certain shifts

  • Day Shift: 7:00am-3:00pm
  • Swing Shift: 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • Night Shift: 11:00pm-7:00am

Entry Level Machine Operator Requirements:

  • Mechanically inclined, ability to use basic hand tools and read a tape measure
  • 1+ year in some type of production, manufacturing, or warehouse role
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs consistently

Pay: $15.00/hour

What is great about this job:

  • Set schedule with weekends off
  • Opportunity to learn a trade skill
  • Stable work environment and friendly company culture 
  • Great benefits once hired including generous PTO plan

Location: Fife

Apply today for this Entry Level Machine Operator position! Or call 253.353.7700 to schedule an interview right away.



TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Robert Bowman

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