Machine Operator | Entry-Level | Night Shift

Tacoma, WA

Posted March 2, 2023

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Night Shift, 7pm-7am

If you feel comfortable using basic hand tools and are looking for an entry-level job that doesn't require any previous experience, this could be a great opportunity. 

One of the largest and most cutting-edge plastic manufacturers in the Puget Sound is hiring Entry-Level Machine Operators for their night shift team! 

These are full-time, temp-to-hire positions. 

Benefits are offered upon permanent hire, the work environment is really positive and the company provides paid lunches, which is pretty great! 

It's a great position to learn a new trade skill and grow professionally. 

 Entry-Level Machine Operator Duties:

  • Loading and unloading plastic products into machinery
  • Learn how to set up, run, and break down several types of machines
  • Measuring and cutting materials using various machines
  • Basic assembly of plastic products varying in size
  • Boxing products and palletizing when necessary  

Entry-Level Machine Operator Qualifications:

  • Ability to use basic hand tools and read a tape measure
  • Desire to learn how to set up, run, and break down several types of machines
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs consistently depending upon the line you're working for the day

Schedule: Rotating 12 hours shifts

  • Night shift: 7:00pm-7:00am

Pay: $17.50 per hour

Benefits upon permanent hire by employer:

  • Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Temporary and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401K Plan
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays/ Vacation
  • Education, Training, Tuition and Certification Reimbursement

Benefits offered by TERRA to employees on temp or temp-to-hire assignments:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Virtual Care
  • Life, Critical illness, Accident, Long and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • 6 Paid Holidays*

Location: Fife, WA

Apply now for this Entry-Level Machine Operator position, or call 253.353.7700 to connect with a recruiter today!


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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.

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Matthew Boot

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