Machinist (Sun Prairie, WI)

Palmer Johnson Power Systems has a great opportunity for a full-time Machinist in Sun Prairie, WI. This position will work Monday through Friday daytime shift (NO NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS!) and is located in Sun Prairie, WI.  Join our award-winning workplace which was voted one of the Top Work Places in 2021 by the Wisconsin State Journal.

Who are we?
Palmer Johnson Power Systems is a dynamic industry leader who is committed to providing superior customer service. We’re a national remanufacturer and authorized distributor of heavy-duty off-highway transmissions, axles, and components, representing such vendors as Twin Disc, ZF, Funk, Clark, AxleTech, Wichita, Eaton, Murphy, Carraro, and more. We provide service on JLG, Genie, Gehl, Skytrak, Lull, MEC, Snorkel, and more. We have been in business for over 40 years and our people are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing employees with an atmosphere that fosters and encourages job satisfaction, creativity, and development.


Under the supervision of the Regional Service Manager, the Machinist sets up, adjusts, and operates a variety of departmental machinery to include horizontal and vertical mills, lathes, presses, and grinders to manufacture machine parts requiring very close tolerances.


How do you know if you are the right fit for this job…if you can answer the following questions “yes!” then we want you to apply!

  • Do you have 1-3 years of skilled trades training in machine tool operations?
  • Do you have welding experience (AWS welding certifications, preferred)?
  • Are you able to perform basic math calculations and perform metric conversions?
  • Do you have good oral and written communication skills?
  • Are you able to read and understand blueprints, specifications, and routing?
  • Do you have a strong willingness to learn in order to strengthen your skills?
  • Are you in good physical condition with the ability to lift 50 lbs and stand for 8 consecutive hours?

PJ is open Monday through Friday during 1st shift hours- NO EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS! Regular attendance is required to fulfill these job duties. We pride ourselves on a fun, flexible, and un-corporate culture and care about our people’s personal well-being, health, and safety. If this sounds like everything you are looking for in your next career, now is the time to apply!

How to Apply:
If this sounds like everything you are looking for in your next career, now is the time to apply! We care about our people’s personal well-being, health, and safety. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes 401(k), health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, wellness, and paid time off including eight paid holidays.

If you like what you see here, please apply by clicking the button at the bottom of the screen. A real human will review your information and get back to you if we think you’re a great fit. This position requires a background check, drug screening, and human performance evaluation.

Palmer Johnson Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to hiring a diverse workforce representing the many personalities and cultures in our world. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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