Drake provides medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick time, short-term disability, and a 401(k) employer-matching plan. Drake is a drug-free environment and a pre-employment drug test is required. All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, and must pass a background check.

Employment Opportunities at F.R. Drake

F.R. Drake Company, the world’s leading supplier of automatic loading systems for frankfurters, sausages, and many other food products is currently taking resumes/applications for several open positions on 1st, 2nd and Weekend shifts.  Positions are open for Machinists, Assemblers and a Press Brake Operator.

Please complete an application and return in the application box at the front entrance.  F.R. Drake Company is located at 1410 Genicom Drive, Waynesboro, VA 22980.  You may also email a resume to humanresources@drakeloader.com.

Human Resources will contact you if we wish to schedule an interview or need any more information after reviewing your application/resume.

1st shift production employees work Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday, 10 hours per day, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

2nd shift production employees work Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day, 4:30 pm to 1:00 am.  A 10% shift differential is given for all 2nd shift employees.

Weekend Shift Production employees work Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 12 hours per day, 5:00 am to 5:30 pm.  A 4 hour bonus is given when all 36 hours are worked over the weekend.

Machinist (1 open position on 2nd shift and 2 open positions on weekend shift) – Must have a minimum of two years of manufacturing experience in a machine shop environment.  Applicant must have good math skills, be capable of reading precision measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers, must be proficient with the use of linear and angular measuring tools, and must be proficient at reading blueprints.  Applicant must also pass a written machinist test.  CNC machining a plus.

Human Resources Dept.
F.R. Drake Company
1410 Genicom Drive
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Fax: 540-943-6185 or E-Mail: humanresources@drakeloader.com


F.R. Drake Company
1410 Genicom Drive
Waynesboro, VA 22980
+1 540 569-4368
+1 540 942-2649 (fax)

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