Career Opportunities

At Parkhurst, we take great pride in our work and have a family-like culture that you won’t find in a large organization.  We build the highest quality products in the industry, we treat people how we want to be treated, and we make it easy to do business with us.  These basic guiding principles ensure loyal customers, profitability, and the future of our employees and our growth. 

We operate in a 151,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Sedalia, Missouri and manufacture a full line of truck bodies and truck equipment.  Our network of distributors spans across the United States and Canada and is rapidly expanding to meet the demands of the industry.

Our growth is your opportunity.  Below is a list of current career opportunities.

PAINTER

Parkhurst Manufacturing is currently seeking a skilled painter with previous production paint experience.

Responsibilities & Job Requirements

  • Proper techniques to achieve adequate paint coverage 
  • Oversee preparation of all surface work prior to primer and paint
  • Operate Graco 2KE plural component air-assist/airless spray equipment
  • Repair paint defects if needed
  • Responsible for basic preventive maintenance for paint equipment
  • Responsible for safe operation of all paint equipment and personal protective equipment
  • Initiates and maintains all applicable paperwork & record-keeping as required

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to recognize and solve practical problems
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrate ability to adjust and learn from mistakes
  • Strong attention to detail and high-quality standards
  • Good attendance and punctuality are a must
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Previous industrial paint experience
  • Forklift experience is a plus

Benefits include‭ ‬100%‭ ‬company-paid health and life insurance,‭ ‬401k retirement plan,‭ ‬Paid Time Off program,‭ ‬and paid holidays.‭  ‬Regular shift is Monday-Thursday,‭ ‬6:30am-5pm.‭  ‬You must be available to work overtime on Fridays,‭ ‬6:30am-3pm.

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Welders

Parkhurst currently has positions available for experienced welders.‭  ‬We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits. ‭  ‬Successful candidates must be experienced in both MIG and stick welding and able to pass a welding test.‭  ‬A solid work history,‭ ‬good attitude,‭ ‬and production welding experience are a must. ‭  ‬Forklift experience,‭ ‬CDL license,‭ ‬or spray paint experience is a plus.

Benefits include‭ ‬100%‭ ‬company-paid health and life insurance,‭ ‬401k retirement plan,‭ ‬Paid Time Off program,‭ ‬and paid holidays.‭  ‬Regular shift is Monday-Thursday,‭ ‬6:30am-5pm.‭  ‬You must be available to work overtime on Fridays,‭ ‬6:30am-3pm.

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general laborer – wood shop

Parkhurst is currently seeking a general laborer for the wood shop. Successful candidates should have experience using basic hand tools, power tools (such as table saw, chop saw, hand drills, etc), and the ability to accurately read a tape measure. Forklift experience is a plus. A positive attitude, solid work history, and attention to detail and high-quality standards are a must.

Benefits include 100% company-paid health and life insurance, 401k retirement plan, Paid Time Off program, and paid holidays. Regular shift is Monday-Thursday, 6:30am-5pm. You must be available to work overtime on Fridays, 6:30am-3pm.

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product designer/cad drafter

Parkhurst Manufacturing is currently seeking a skilled drafter to design new products and improve existing products accurately and cost effectively. 

Responsibilities & Job Requirements

  • Product design consisting of detailing drawings, layout and design, bill of material generation
  • Provide sales engineering drawings for customer approval
  • Provide plant support for engineering-related opportunities

Qualifications & Skills

  • Must be familiar with Autodesk Inventor and Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of sheet metal processes preferred
  • Able to interact with various levels within the organization

Benefits include 100% company-paid health and life insurance, 401k retirement plan, Paid Time Off program, and paid holidays. Regular shift is Monday-Thursday, 6:30am-5pm. You must be available to work overtime on Fridays, 6:30am-3pm.

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outside sales representative

Parkhurst is seeking Outside Sales Representatives for the following territories: North East/Mid-Atlantic and South East/South Central.  This position is responsible for identifying and acquiring new distributors for Parkhurst’s line of truck bodies and equipment. Prospective customers include truck equipment distributors and commercial truck dealers.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Build and sustain long-term relationships with new and existing customers in assigned territory
  • Identify leads, manage prospects, and acquire new business
  • Complete cold calling and face-to-face prospecting activities
  • Maintain an accurate record of all leads and follow-up activities
  • Prepare and present sales proposals as needed
  • Acquire required documentation for new customers
  • Serve as a liaison between the customer and Parkhurst, providing any necessary information
  • Research competitors and understand market conditions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 Requirements

  • Proven outside sales experience in the truck equipment industry
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong consultative sales skills
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiar with ERP and/or CRM software
  • Frequent overnight travel is required

Benefits include 100% company-paid health and life insurance, 401k retirement plan, Paid Time Off program, and paid holidays.  Compensation is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to careers@parkhurstmfg.com.

Contact us
Our hours

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday – Friday

Location

18999 State Hwy Y
Sedalia, MO 65301

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