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Machine Builder/Painter

Department: Fabrication
Location: Sterling Heights, MI

Machine Builder/Painter

SunSource, one of North America’s leading fluid power distribution companies, providing products, services and information in hydraulics, pneumatics, filtration, automation systems, has an opportunity for a Machine Builder/Painter based in our fabrication and service center in Sterling Heights, MI.

The primary role of this position will be to assemble various hydraulic power units including preparation and paint.  Specifically you will:                 

  •  Clean and prepare hydraulic power units and parts for painting, including grinding, sanding, taping, and applying surface treatments
  •  Mix  Industrial enamels, polyurethanes, epoxies using measuring tools and paint data sheets
  •  Paint systems and parts using air spraying equipment
  •  Clean all related equipment and maintain clean work area
  •  Must be able to operate fork lift to move parts into and out of paint booth area.
  •  Maintain inventory of paint and supplies, ordering as needed
  •  Assist with general shop labor tasks including assembly work, preparation of orders for shipment, and shop cleanup
  • Pull necessary parts to prepare for assembly  
  • Inspect parts and various components  
  • Assemble hydraulic power units according to manufacturer specifications 

General Education and Experience: 
Education—high school diploma/G.E.D. minimum or a combination of related training and experience; 2-year fluid power associates degree and certification preferred 

Experience--1 to 3 years in fluid power assembly experience required. 3 to 5 years experience preferred.  Advanced mechanical aptitude required. General metal working & pipe fitting experience required. GMAW carbon steel welding experience and plasma cutting experience required. Must be able to read and understand blueprints and/or fluid power or electrical schematic drawings.

Physical Requirements—Must be able to lift up to 75lbs. Position requires standing, bending and kneeling 95% to 100% of the workday. 

SunSource’s history of accomplishment and continued growth means that we give the best condition to energetic, driven people to be effective in their role.  We pride ourselves on a culture that provides opportunities for development and advancement of our associates.  In addition, we build meaningful relations with our customers, suppliers and internal associates.   We are all bound by a pledge to a common mission toward providing the highest quality products and services within our industry and achieving the company’s growth objectives.  

So if you are a self-motivated individual and effective in achieving customer service success through your professional accomplishments then we want to hear from you! 

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



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