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Traveling Machine Operator Jobs

If you're looking for job flexibility, the ability to travel, and opportunities to work at premier manufacturing companies across the U.S. then you've come to the right place. 

Your skills and production experience are needed by companies throughout the country. Let our recruiters connect you with an assignment that excites you, and we'll take care of getting you there regardless of where you live. What to expect:

  • Take control of your career with freedom and flexibility to choose manufacturing projects around your schedule
  • Opportunities to travel across the country
  • Work for well-known manufacturing companies where you'll gain even more experience


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When you work for MADI, we work for you.

MADI contractors return again and again because MADI isn’t another temporary staffing agency. We truly value the people who work with us to meet the challenges our clients face. When a skilled worker accepts a contract with us, they can expect:

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    Guaranteed HoursGuaranteed hours each week, usually 60 (overtime above 40 hours)
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    Per DiemPer diem to cover meals, housing, and incidentals
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    More PayPositions often pay more per hour than permanent manufacturing jobs
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    FlexibilityJob flexibility—contractors take on projects when they want, and where they want
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    ExperienceGain more experience working on a variety of projects at great companies

"It is a good company the hours/money and the opportunity." 

- Forklift Operator & Order Selector

"My experience with MADICORP was once in a lifetime adventure. Meeting so many different people from all over the world. Learning the different languages just saying Good Morning or thank you was great. Thank You Madicorp." 

- Assembler

"Effective problem solving, most of their workers are able to adjust to difficult algorithms."

- Assembler

All about MADI

MADI is a place where you are part of the solution. Throughout the pandemic, as consumers turned to home renovation projects and became dependent on sanitary products, our team stepped up to help companies meet high demands and keep America running. 

Perks and more

Your health and wellbeing are important, and that is why we offer the following insurance options:
  • Health 
  • Dental
  • Vision and more...
New hires become eligible for benefits after completing one month of employment.

What skills do Machine Operators need?

Traveling Machine Operators must be experienced in operating, controlling, and maintaining various machines and equipment in a factory environment. 

You'll need to be comfortable stepping into various production environments, excited and open to learning new skills and be physically able to handle the physical nature of the job for 12-hour shifts. 

The skills needed for Machine Operator Jobs will vary by industry and plant, but usually include: 

  • Effective communication
  • Quick troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and ability to read and follow blueprints and manuals
  • Attention to detail to identify maintenance, product, or operations issues
  • Ability to stand, sit or be in other physically demanding positions for long periods of time

How much do Machine Operator jobs pay per hour? 

According to Zip Recruiter, the average hourly pay for a Machine Operator in the U.S. is around $14.20 per hour, however, rates vary by state. Out of the 10 highest-ranking states, California, Washington, and Connecticut are all locations paying Production Operators above-average hourly wages. When working as a traveling machine operator, however, you'll be receiving top hourly rates regardless of location. 


How much can I make as a traveling Machine Operator? 

Traveling production jobs pay more per hour because companies are willing to pay a premium for top manufacturing talent. In addition to higher pay, you're also guaranteed overtime each week and provided Per Diem to cover meals and incidentals. Per Diem rates may vary by location and project. In the current labor market, the average traveling Machine Operator working with MADICORP earns around $20 per hour. This rate is based on the requirement of having 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. 

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