Food Production Machine Operator

Portland, OR

Posted March 2, 2021

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Day and Swing Available

Do you like working in a hands-on role? Are you looking for steady work with an essential company? Then this Food Production Machine Operator position might be the right fit!

This is a full-time Food Production Machine Operator opportunity. You will be working for one of the top food manufacturers of seasonings, gyoza, and fried rice. You can take great pride and show off your work when you see the products you have helped make in the frozen section of your local grocery store! 

In this role, you get to be cross trained to operate various food production machines, including mixers to mix ingredients, kettles to cook sauces, and packaging machines for finished foods. This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse team that has lots of potential for growth. 

There are full-time, temp-to-hire Food Production Machine Operator opportunities! 

Food Production Machine Operator Job Duties: 

  • Follow GMP guidelines
  • Monitor food production machine 
  • Clear out any jams and troubleshoot machines
  • Quality control checks 

COVID-19 Safety Precautions: 

  • Heath screenings daily 
  • Masks required and worn throughout entire shift
  • Regular sanitation of machines, hands, and boots 

Food Production Machine Operator Schedule Options: 

  • Day Shift will start between 5:20am and 7am
  • Swing Shift will start between 1:30pm and 3:00pm

 Job Requirements: 

  • 6 months Machine Operator experience (Food production is a plus)
  • Lift up to 50lbs throughout an 8-10 hour shift
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work in chilled environment


  • Day shift: $16/hr.
  • Swing Shift: $16.50/hr.

Benefits (upon conversion): 

  • PTO
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance options
  • 401k with company match
  • Free food to take home monthly

Location: North Portland near the Expo Center 

Transportation: Not accessible via public transportation 

APPLY NOW if you're interested in this Food Production Machine Operator position! You can also call 503-946-3874 to schedule your interview today!

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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Melissa Braaten

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