3rd Shift - Test Stand Operator

Sun Hydraulics Corp.

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$18.40-18.40 /h
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Sarasota, FL
Third Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Details

Level:    Entry
Job Location:    Sun Hydraulics (701) - Sarasota, FL
Salary Range:    $18.40 - $18.40 Hourly
Job Shift:    3rd Shift (11p-7a) Mon-Sat 8-9 Hours


5% Quarterly Cash Bonus Payout, Outstanding Health, Dental, and Vision Plan, Matching 401K (Starting 3% up to 6% after 7+ years of service), Employee Stock Purchase Program (Buying Helios Technologies Stock at a 15% discounted rate), 100% Tuition Reimbursement, Family Environment, and ability to retire after a long term career. We are looking for dedicated people that want to make a long term career with Sun Hydraulics.


Nature and Scope:

Responsible for the testing of Sun Hydraulics high-performance cartridge valves through documented test procedures. This individual will utilize manual and/or automatic test stands that test the functionality of the valves and verify adherence to engineering specification.



  • Learning and testing cartridge valves to then be shipped to customers around the globe while developing knowledge of Sun Hydraulics product lines
  • Performs basic testing procedure of different products that is learned through on the job training
  • Daily preventative maintenance of test stand which includes checking oil levels, changing filters, checking connections for leaks, and housekeeping of working area
  • Communicating issues from shift to shift to team members and their supervisors
  • Team player mentality when accomplishing work goals such as passing vital information over the next shift
  • Top performers given larger responsibility set such as training new employees
  • Develop knowledge of Sun Hydraulics product lines

Required Qualifications and Desired Qualities:

  • Willingness to learn and grow through Sun Hydraulics
  • Basic mechanical knowledge which includes car maintenance, utilizing basic hand tools, or tightening fittings
  • Proactive attitude when completing tasks to move onto the next task helping the team meet daily goals
  • Positive attitude toward accomplishing work metrics
  • Meeting commitments and obligations to organization such as coming to work on time, communicating issues from shift to shift through their organization and to their supervisors


  • Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Car maintenance experience is a plus
  • Manufacturing experience is a plus


  • Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing/sitting (6-8 hours)
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds at times