Shop Assistant (Sun Prairie, WI)

Palmer Johnson (PJ) Power Systems has a great opportunity for a full-time Shop Assistant located in Sun Prairie, WI. This entry-level role will work alongside the Parts Washer and Painter to ensure that parts are cleaned, painted, and returned to the customer in a timely manner. This position will work Monday through Friday daytime shift (NO NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS!) and is located in Sun Prairie, WI. *No experience needed!*

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.

About the Opportunity

The Shop Assistant is responsible for assisting the Service Department with parts washing and parts painting. This person will clean and degree parts, paint reassembled units, monitor and maintain hazardous waste drums, keep the work area clean and organized, skid all units after paint, and complete appropriate paperwork. This is a great opportunity for somebody interested in starting a career as a diesel technician.

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 a strong work ethic and take pride in your work?
  • Do you have high attention to detail and take pride in your work?
  • Are you able to work independently with minimal or no guidance and have a great work ethic?
  • Do you have a strong sense of urgency?
  • Do you have the ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with co-workers?
  • Are you in good physical condition with the ability to lift 50 lbs and stand for 8 consecutive hours?
  • Do you have a strong willingness to learn in order to strengthen skills?
  • Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?

PJ is open Monday through Friday 8 AM-5 PM - no evenings and weekends! 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! 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.

Salary: $15-19 per hour, Based on Experience

How to apply
If you like what you see here, please apply on our website at 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 and drug screening.

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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