Mechanical Assembly Technician

Elgin, IL 60124

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Machine Builder Job Number: Ss44029951 Compensation: $49.00 / hour

Job Description

Sterling Engineering is searching for a Mechanical Assembly Technician who will be responsible for assembling and plumbing the mechanical elements of our high precision machines and systems. 
This position will include some limited design work to be performed in terms of component mounting, sheet metal alterations, fabricating machined parts, and routing of utilities. 

  • Build mechanical assemblies to customer specifications based on manufacturing drawings.
  • Build and interface fluid assemblies, pneumatics, hydraulics and coolants based on manufacturing schematics.
  • Prepare estimates on project completion time for customer quotes.
  • Document project completion steps for future reference and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborate with machine assembly and other key stakeholders in the completion of projects.
  • Compile project information to assist in serving future customer needs.
  • Conduct postmortem analysis of project completion for comparison to estimate for more accurate delivery.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 35 lbs., long periods of walking or standing.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in machine assembly required. 
  • Demonstrated competency in 2D CAD and experience with system controls (FANUC, Mitsubishi, and/or Siemens) required. 
  • Experience with common manufacturing materials and machining processes required. 
  • Ability to take both written and verbal instructions and ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism required.
  • High School Diploma required.
  •  Current enrollment in a technical degree program or an Associate Degree in a technical area preferred. US Citizenship and Security Clearance may be needed for certain projects.
  • Proficiency in using measuring equipment such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, etc.
  • Knowledge of geometric tolerances to be implemented in assembly and inspection processes.
  • Skill in manual milling, turning, and grinding preferred.
  • Experience reading parts prints and assembly drawings as well as hydraulic/pneumatic schematics.
  • Experience with hydraulics and pneumatics and their applications and basic components.

Meet Your Recruiter

Andy Borycki

Andy Borycki is a proficient Technical Recruiter with a focus on the Automation Division. With 2 years of invaluable experience in the recruitment field, Andy's passion lies in assisting candidates who are genuinely motivated to embark on new career journeys or redefine their existing roles.

In his role as a Technical Recruiter, Andy's expertise in the Automation Division allows him to expertly connect candidates with opportunities that align with their career aspirations. His commitment to understanding each candidate's unique experiences and goals positions him as a trusted partner in their professional endeavors.

What Andy enjoys most about his work is the opportunity to support candidates who have a genuine desire to find new opportunities or enhance their existing positions. He derives immense satisfaction from guiding individuals motivated to make a change and dedicated to advancing their careers.

Andy's advice to job seekers reflects his emphasis on long-term thinking. He has observed that many candidates focus on the short-term benefits of a job offer, but he encourages them to consider the bigger picture. He believes that thinking about how one can progress and grow within a company in the long run is crucial, as this perspective can lead to more fulfilling and sustainable career choices.

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