Machine Operator in Carteret, NJ at Volt

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Carteret, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking reliable and dedicated Machine Operators for a prestigious company is Carteret, NJ with several shifts available.

Machine Operator Responsibilities

  • Setting up machines to start a production cycle
  • Controlling and adjusting machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feeding raw material or parts to semi-automated machines

Job Summary

 Machine Operators will set up, maintain and operate machinery. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and adhering to safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so the ideal candidate should have willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.


  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain activity logs


  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Mechanically inclined a HUGE plus but not required 
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength – be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus

Available Shift hours are:

7:00 am - 7:00 pm 
7:00 pm - 7:00 am 
11:30 pm - 8:00 am    
ALL Shifts require to work weekends and overtime when needed

Pay Rate:

$ 15.50 (1st shift )
$ 17.05  (2nd shift) 
$ 17.83 (3rd shift) 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a friendly staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  

Volt is a global leader in the staffing industry and has earned its reputation as a staffing industry leader by making sure our clients make the right hire, every time. We provide proven, flexible recruiting and workforce management solutions to companies of all size, from innovative startups to Fortune 500 clients.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.