• Contract-to-Hire
  • Stafford, VA
  • $17-$18.50/hr USD / Year
  • Salary: $$17-$18.50/hr

Global Food Manufacturer

Curious about why your favorite foods taste so amazing? Meet Larry, our Crew Lead at a local food manufacturer. His passion for teaching and commitment to quality transforms every kitchen he works in. Now, you have the chance to follow in Larry’s footsteps.

Matern Staffing is hiring a Food Production Worker for a food manufacturer in Stafford, VA. In this role, you’ll ensure the efficient flow of raw materials and packaging to and from the production area, adhering to good manufacturing practices and food safety standards to produce safe, high-quality products. Join us and start your journey to becoming the next Larry!

As a Food Production Worker, you’re an important role in ensuring the quality and efficient preparation of fresh, frozen and packaged food creations for shipping to local customers. 

This is a contract-to-hire position in the areas of food assembly and food preparation. Potential to work 40+ hours/week with overtime! 

Call us today at 540-604-5000 to sign-up for an on-site weekly facility tours. Our tours enable you to gather relevant information, assess the intangible aspects of the workplace, and make a well-rounded decision about the position.


  • $17-$18.50/hr


  • Morning, Day, Night shifts available
  • Rotating schedules (5 days on, 2 days off)

food production crew lead taking a photo with the recruiterWhat You’ll Do as Food Production Worker:

  • Ensure safe, timely and efficient transport of raw materials and packaging
  • Rotate frozen items according to thaw schedule to ensure proper thaw time prior to production
  • Move finished product from the production floor to the order selection area and/or freezers
  • Follow food safety and manufacturing practices 
  • Unbox foods from original packaging and move to new containers

What You’ll Need as Food Production Worker:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred 
  • Basic math skills and ability to speak/write English 
  • Experience using basic cooking tools and equipment 
  • Ability to withstand a cold work environment 
  • Stand, bend, push and pull for 10-hour shift 
  • Material handling experience with ability to lift 50 pounds to chest height on a consistent basis 
  • Ability to pass drug screening

About our Client:

For over 55 years, our client has been devoted to bringing happiness to the table by providing safe, comforting gourmet dishes. Through product development, production innovation, logistics perfection, high safety and quality standards, and customer satisfaction they produce ready-to-eat meals for convenience stores, including bento meal boxes, onigiri rice balls, and side dishes.

About Matern Staffing:

For over 55 years Matern Staffing has built relationships with businesses and job seekers to provide staffing solutions and job opportunities to the areas of Virginia, Maryland, and beyond. We believe that when employees and business partners succeed, families and communities thrive. 

Matern Staffing is a V3 (Virginia Values Veterans) Certified Organization. 

Matern Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.


To apply for this job please visit maternstaffing.securedportals.com.