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. 


Controls Engineer

Design controls architecture and implement the process into new and existing manufacturing production equipment. Systems will be developed utilizing PLC and CNC controls and will include integrating ancillary equipment into the solution for our customer.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop Ladder Logic for the machine control and utilize Macro programs for machine operation.
  • Specify hardware requirements and components of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication devices.
  • Build and / or Reviews schematics for accuracy prior to the final build of machine.
  • Identify and provide solutions for potential safety issues.
  • Confer with Industrial Equipment Assembler & Wirer to resolve problems regarding building of controls systems.
  • Start-up and run-off of equipment in house and commission at customer location.
  • Work with Sales Team and customers regarding machine functionality and operation.
  • Provide support to customers over the phone or at their site to trouble shoot and resolve machine software issues.
  • Document and flowchart machine software and troubleshooting procedures



  • 5 years-experience in controls programming in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with Fanuc CNC and Allen Bradley PLC’s
  • Experience in trouble shooting equipment and software issues
  • Knowledgeable in safety regulations and codes
  • Ability to understand CNC and PLC ladder logic

Compensation starting at $80k

Successful candidate must pass a physical, background check and drug screen.

Please send 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.