Machine Builder

Naperville, IL 60565

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: CD7262198124 Compensation: $25-30 / hour

Job Description

Machine Builder

Location: Naperville IL

Overview: Join Sterling Engineering as a Machine Builder and take your career to the next level! As a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S. Our expert recruiters will support you at every step of the process to ensure you have a rewarding experience.

Hire Type: Contract-to-Hire > $25-$32 per hour depending on experience.

As a contract employee of Sterling Engineering, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: The Machine Builder will be responsible for assembling, debugging, and installing entire machines and/or systems in a timely manner to meet customer requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Organize, plan, and execute all phases of machine construction.
  • Assemble all aspects of a machine or multi-system from drawings and/or verbal instructions.
  • Provide direction to assistants.
  • Fabricate critical machine components as required.
  • Interface with electrical personnel concerning electrical and programming issues.
  • Use knowledge of pneumatic functions, devices, and fittings to achieve desired results.
  • Adjust cam timing, rotary positions (i.e. indexing units) as necessary.
  • Use knowledge of OSHA requirements for machine safety devices and guards.
  • Perform machine parts and assembly modifications as required, interfacing with engineering when changes are major or of a critical nature.
  • Record changes to machine parts and assemblies on engineering drawings.
  • Debug entire machine, with engineering, as necessary.
  • Perform in-house acceptance run-off.
  • Interface with the customer when necessary.
  • Install and service machines at the customer’s site as required.
  • Train customer’s personnel on machine operations and maintenance.
  • Provide information for machine technical documentation.


  • Minimum of five years of experience in machine building.
  • Journeyman tool maker or equivalent skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledgeable in the proper use and selection of tools and equipment, including inspection and measurement tools such as vernier, caliper, and scales, hand tools such as a variety of wrenches, pliers, saws, power drills, and machinery such as milling machine, surface grinders, lathe, etc.

Join our team today and take your career to new heights!

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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Joshua Avila
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