Machine Operator


Position: Machine Operator

Industry: Manufacturing/Factory

Job Type: Temporary to Hire

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

Pay Rate: $13.50/hr

Available Shifts: First and second shifts available. Overtime is required.  

Job Description: Snelling Staffing Services is currently seeking experienced Machine Operators for Arvco Containers located in Kalamazoo, MI. The Machine Operators will be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of manufacturing machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. This position is looking for at least 2 years of Machine Operating experience.

Duties of a Machine Operator:

  • Prepare and operate manufacturing machines, such as lathes, shears, millers, presses, drills, etc., to produce high-quality product for final processing.
  • Load and unload material and product onto the machine
  • Ability to read a blueprint or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures
  • Inspect and troubleshoot machine as issues arise

Requirements of a Machine Operator:

  • Previous machine operator or assembler experience preferred
  • Ability to accurately follow a variety of work instructions
  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects
  • High school diploma

To Apply for the Machine Operator: Interested candidates should submit their resumes for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subjected to drug testing.

If you have further questions regarding the Machine Operator position, please contact Kelsey Tokarski at or call (269)324-2715.

Keywords: Manufacturing, industrial, factory, machine operator  


Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001




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Snelling is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and employment is “at will”. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.