Machine Operator- Night Shift

ID 2024-3638
Position Type

Job Overview

Marvin Composites in Salem, VA designs and manufactures fiberglass-reinforced plastics through an innovative process called pultrusion. Pultruded materials are an ideal replacement for traditional building materials in many applications - we are proud to be the world leader in pultrusion!

Associates are selected for positions based on interest, skills, and previous experience.


Highlights of your role

Pultrusion Operators - Operators are responsible for running a production line. They ensure a continuous supply of raw materials, machine set up and operation, and troubleshooting. This position requires associates to manage and prioritize multiple tasks that ensure the continuous operation of the production line. Candidates must have a good memory and problem-solving skills. Once trained, this position provides training and mentoring to new associates. Basic math and computer skills are required.



  • Outstanding attendance
  • An ability to think and learn on the job, effective communication skills, and basic computer skills
  • Ability to stand, walk, and reach for 12-hour shifts
  • Ability to successfully pass a basic math skills assessment, Lift, carry, push, and pull a variety of objects weighing 10lbs to 50lbs 
  • General experience with computers

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience operating and running manufacturing equipment (PLC Controlled) 
    • Or a willingness & ability to learn  



Night Shift: 6:30 PM - 6:45 AM
Work 7 out of 14 days every two weeks. Every other weekend is a 3 day weekend off!!
The normal work schedule includes working 36 hours one week (Sun/Wed/Thu) and 48 hours the next (Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat).




Earn an effective hourly wage of $25.79-$28.41 /hr. DOE
Pay for Experience if applicable!
Base: $20.80 - $23.30/hr DOE 

Night Differential: $2.00/hr (MON-SUN) 
Weekend Premium: $4.00/hr (FRI-SUN)


We invite you to See Yourself at Marvin

Marvin Composites produces custom fiberglass components used in many of the premium windows and doors manufactured by Marvin, a family-owned and -led company. Marvin Composites currently has fiberglass production facilities in Fargo, North Dakota and Salem, Virginia. Our 300+ associates enjoy our better living approach to benefits, which support you at work and beyond. From day one, you receive health insurance, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a 401(k) retirement savings match and more! 


A few unique offerings include: 

  • $300 annual wellbeing account to spend on whatever makes you happy + healthy 
  • Better Living Day! (a paid day off to go have some fun) 
  • $$ Annual profit sharing – get rewarded for the role everyone plays in making Marvin a success 
  • Giving at Marvin – join coordinated volunteer opportunities 
  • Brighter Days Fund – financial support thanks to your colleagues and the Marvin family should you suffer a personal hardship 


The partnership between the fiberglass manufacturer and Marvin began more than 30-years ago, with the Marvin Composites name officially being introduced in 2022. 


Today, some 7,000 employees at 16 locations across North America manufacture Marvin’s portfolio of products, which includes Infinity Replacement Windows, TruStile Doors, and Marvin Coastline brands. Apply today and join an industry-leading company proud to take the Marvin name.  You also belong to one of America's Top 20 Large Employers of 2024, according to an exclusive ranking by Forbes Magazine. 

Marvin is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee. Accommodation may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any employment offer depends on completing a background check and drug screen to company standards. 


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