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Machine Operator

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #1246

Machine Operator

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire Machine Operators in the Richmond Metropolitan area at $13.00 per hour (there is a shift differential). This is a temp to fulltime position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



$13.00 – 13.75/hour


Hours/Schedule (lunch is paid):


7am – 3pm

3pm – 11pm

Sunday –Thursday

11am – 7am



  • Operates the Peerless Plate machines in a safe and efficient manner
  • Loads and unloads the appropriate paper for each job
  • Maintains and monitors the plate machines while making approved repairs/adjustments, checking for loose or missing parts, etc.
  • Performs daily safety and compliance checks on machines
  • Promptly reports all issues to the foreman or supervisor
  • Operates machine efficiently in accordance with training and applicable company policies while working diligently to meet customer demands/requirements
  • Knows all safety features of the Peerless Plate machine and operates it in a safe manner
  • Ensures that the machine is always producing a quality product
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and corrects issues when the machine is NOT producing a quality product
  • Maintains a clean work area free of debris and slip hazards


Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Can climb up/down ladders, moving/loading large rolls of paper, and lifting/carrying a minimum of 50lbs independently and regularly throughout the shift
  • Wears hard-soled leather work boots that cover the entire foot and ankle
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for Food Safety, HACCP, GMP’s, and Food Defense protocol and shall be competent and have appropriate education, training, skills, and experience. Along with Quality Workmanship, producing quality products.
  • Work in a HOT environment
  • Candidate will be required to pass a drug test and Criminal background check



  • Health and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Temp to full time work after a short trial period
  • Right-fit focus to make sure you’re doing the work you can feel good about
  • Breadth of employer options
  • First-day training so you know what to expect from day one
  • Respectful, employee-focused work environment


About AdvantaStaff

AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.

Apply Online: advantastaff.com

Call with questions 804-414-1560 or email info@advantastaff.com





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