Machine Operator | Mon - Fri | $20.00 Per Hour

Tempe, AZ

Posted September 19, 2022

Full-time, Temporary, 12:00am - 12:00am

A leading North American distributor of process materials, production supplies, specialty wire and cable and value-added fabricated parts for the electrical OEM, motor repair and assembly markets is currently looking for a Cutter Machine Operator.

The culture is highly innovative, collaborative and focused on building and maintaining relationships that allow them to surpass their customers’ expectations. They embrace the qualities that make each of their team members unique and develop each other’s skillsets so that together they can be stronger than the sum of their parts.

Job Description

The Production Operator is responsible for performing a variety of manufacturing functions; i.e. assembly or creation of products, with involvement from creation through completion.

  • Operates machinery, transport material, verify dimensions of product and perform required quality inspections
  • Daily review and completion of required production paperwork
  • Detect and report defective materials and/or questionable conditions to the Production Supervisor
  • Uphold quality and safety standards by performing operator level preventive maintenance, and checks & services on machinery as required

- Follow prescribed safety regulations by ensuring that the work area and equipment are clean, safe and orderly

- Operate forklift as needed


- High School diploma or equivalent

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as production orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions
  • Knowledge of basic machinery set-up

- Ability to use calipers (analog - not digital)

- Able to work in a team environment and utilize good judgement

- Willingness to earn forklift certification

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all requirements and responsibilities and as such, is subject to change without notice based on the needs of the business and/or department.

Job Type: Full-time

This is a Temp To Hire Position. After hire on you are eligible for the following:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Mon - Fri 8 hour shifts

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Tempe, AZ 85281: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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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.

About Your Recruiter

Stephanie Austin

I am a Staffing Specialist for the TERRA Mesa team. I take pride in knowing I am an asset to our community through TERRA Staffing Group. My goal is to build strong, long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with candidates and clients alike.

Named Best of Staffing® 11 years running, TERRA specializes in finding the Right Fit™.

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