Specializing in the architectural, food service, and industrial markets, Richlite Company has been pioneering paper composite surfaces since 1943. Located in the Port of Tacoma area, we are just minutes from downtown Tacoma and I-5. Richlite is an ever-growing, family-owned manufacturing company with premium brands such as Richlite and Skatelite. Our small dynamic team likes to work hard and play hard, all while keeping the close family atmosphere

Competitive Benefits:

  • Health & Wellness: Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, & STD
  • Paid Holidays
  • Earned Time Off
  • Retirement Plan (IRA)
  • Bonus & Profit Sharing
  • Healthy Work Life Balance

Current Openings


Job Title: General Manufacturing Staff

Department: Production

Reports to: Production Manager

Status: 7:00am – 3:00pm – Full Time


What we look for in an employee: At Richlite, being a team player isn’t just a suggestion, it’s a quality we demand from each of our employees. We count on each of our team members to be reliable, honest and accountable. The ideal candidate will have some manufacturing and/or production experience as well as have the motivation to continually learn our processes and procedures.

What we do:
We are a kraft paper converter and a panel manufacturer. internal processes include paper converting and laminating as well as operation of pollution control equipment.

Work environment:
All production jobs take place in a warehouse environment, cleanliness on the shop floor is imperative

Essential Tasks/Responsibilities + Desired Skills / Experience:

        • Safely operate a forklift, strong hand-eye coordination, physical strength and endurance also important.
          Converting Phase:
  • Learn saturating machine operation and maintain established procedures
    Monitor production lines, identify issues, remove defective goods from the assembly process.
    Operate roll to sheet cutter in conjunction with saturating equipment
    Attention to detail
    Strong communication skills
    Experience in paper converting a plus

  • Lay Up/Press Operation:
    Sort, weigh, stack, label, verify or measure product to meet product specifications
  • Identify and remove flawed materials from the assembly process
    Steam press operation
    Attention to detail
    Ability to stand for long periods of time
    Strong communication skills
    Physically able to lift/slide panels upwards of 50 lbs.


    • Compensation:
    • Hourly rate DOE
      Annual profit sharing program
    • Employer match on your IRA
      Generous holiday schedule
      Premium health benefits including Medical, dental, vision
      PTO accrual
      Potential pay increases for boiler operators, lead positions, professional training or certifications

To apply, email us your Resume & Cover Letter  

Richlite is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.