5800 Harper Road • Solon, OH 44139
Employment Opportunities

Join a Team Focused on Customer Solutions

 If you’re looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing, mid-size Machine Tool manufacturer and machine shop with deep roots in Northeast Ohio, you’ve found your employer of choice. We’ve been in the industry for more than 130 years and from day one have been focusing on providing customers from many industries high-quality, reliable, innovative engineered solutions.  We may be 130 years old, but we don't act it!



Our Solon plant, located just 19 miles from downtown Cleveland and 27 miles from downtown Akron, is convenient from almost anywhere in the Cleveland/Akron area.  

Your contributions will enhance your stock value. As an ESOP company, we’re 100% employee owned. Each of our employees is provided ownership interest in the company and receive additional stock shares annually. The value of your shares will increase with the success of the company.

Our exceptional benefits package includes competitive pay, medical, voluntary dental and vision insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, short-term disability pay and 11 paid holidays per year.

Bardons & Oliver is an equal opportunity employer.

If you’re looking to be an employee-owner on a successful team while being rewarded as you learn and grow, Bardons & Oliver is the place for you. Reach out to us to learn more about a career with Bardons & Oliver. 



Field Service Technicians

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING! Bardons & Oliver is located in Solon, Ohio, near Cleveland.

IMPORTANT! Because Bardons & Oliver builds and services such specialized machines, there will be a learning curve, the chosen candidates will need to be onsite at Bardons & Oliver in Solon, Ohio, Monday-Friday for training. We estimate 3-6 months for training before going out on the road. This is a banner year for B&O as we will have just about every machine we build on the shop floor and this is an excellent time for the right person to learn and be trained.

Bardons & Oliver, the pipe, tube & bar machine tool building experts and a Cleveland-based fixture for 130 years (but we don't act that old), is looking for a self-starter Field Service Technician to join our team. The goal is to enhance customer satisfaction through exceptional service. Travel time is approximately 60%. We work hard to make sure those associates who travel for Bardons & Oliver have work/life balance. Travel is usually on a Monday and Friday - home on the weekends. Occasionally there may be travel on a Sunday.

We build tube, pipe and bar processing machines for customers (we also do contract machining and parts and service). This position will service those machines we have built as well as help with installation of new machines.

Why join our team? Here's some of the good stuff: Stability, longevity of the business and employees; quality products, Medical, dental & vision benefits, 401(k), Paid time off through generous holidays and vacation, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and conveniently located in Solon. Competitive pay rate commiserate with experience.

Requirements/Job Details:

· Proven field service experience

· Ability to read and interpret various types of blueprints and schematics.

· Strong mechanical skills

· Must have experience and be competent in machine control and interface diagnostics and repair (PLC and CNC).

· Manage on site installation, repair, maintenance and testing tasks

· Diagnose errors, technical problems, and determine proper solutions

· Document processes

· Communicate with technical team and share information across the organization

· Travel 3-4 days per week – possible international travel on occasion

· Valid driver’s license and have or able to obtain a U.S. Passport

Bardons & Oliver is a substance-free workplace. Applicants must be able to successfully pass a background check, substance testing and medical exam, (we pay for all of it).


CNC Machinists

We are urgently hiring for Experienced CNC Vertical Lathe and Manual Machinists for 1st shift. Must have 3+ years of experience. If you have a good head on your shoulders, are reliable, have a great attitude and the ability to be able to think through processes clearly, follow instructions and have problem-solving capabilities, then please apply. Some of the duties include:
  • Close tolerances machining of parts of moderate to high difficulty and weighing up to several thousand pounds.
  • Use of part drawings, routers, setup drawings and instructions for guidance in setting up the fixture elements and installing pre-set tooling.
  • Establish part alignment, datums, and work piece offsets.
  • Monitor the machining processes and measure dimensions with precision gauges.
  • Make tooling and offset adjustments as required to meet part specifications.
  • Work with programmers and other production personnel to refine the CNC program and other supplied information.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in setup and operation of CNC Machines Lathe and/or Mills
  • Ability to read blueprints and understanding drawing features such as GD&T
  • Ability to follow written instructions and procedures
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and strong math skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Bardons & Oliver offers generous benefits, 11 paid holidays, 401(k), ESOP participation and some other good stuff. If you apply and get called for an interview, we will talk about the other good stuff. Candidates must successfully pass a physical, drug screen and background check (we pay for all of it.) Bardons & Oliver is an equal opportunity employer Job Type: Full-time

 Please send resume and cover letter to: nwalters@bardonsoliver.com

Engineering Students - Internship/Co-Op Opportunity

We are seeking Interns/Co-Op participants for Summer 2023 who would like to have a solid, hands-on, get dirty experience in Machining, Engineering and Assembly. You will get practical experience in these three areas which will provide excellent training and a bonus for your resume. Please check out our website to see what we do: bardonsoliver.com. We look forward to working with you!


  • Safely load and unload work into a variety of machines
  • Run production job and make necessary offsets
  • Read prints, routers, and inspection forms
  • Inspect work to meet print tolerances
  • Follow set-up sheets to set-up and prove out new jobs


  • Enter Engineering change requests (ECR)
  • Learn Inventor modeling software
  • Make changes using Inventor and AutoCAD
  • Finish construction drawings using inventor
  • Data entry in MRP (Epicor) for ECR and parts lists
  • Compare the parts list to the construction for accuracy
  • Make simple machine designs changes base on the machine order
  • Make service manuals.
  • Print construction drawings for assembly and service manuals
  • Document procedures
  • Make 3D models of parts without models
  • Clean up/reorganize engineering vendor library
  • Digitize component lists (keys, bushings, et cetera)


  • Prepare parts for painting
  • Clean and Deburr parts
  • Assist assembly personnel with machine builds
  • Cut ram material.
  • Pull fasteners with the aid of the mechanical drawings
  • Preform fastener torque inspection
  • General Labor task
  • Assist Electrical department with installing machine wiring
  • Aid in the creating and packing of finished machines for shipment

 Rate of pay starting at $18.00/hour. Please send your resume to: nwalters@bardonsoliver.com




Bardons & Oliver supports a diverse and safe culture. We are a drug free, equal opportunity employer.



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Bardons & Oliver delivers custom engineered solutions around the world.

Our team takes a systems approach to create total customer experiences based on precision, quality and reliability.