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Southwest United Industries prides itself on hiring highly motivated and skilled individuals who have a wide range of experience within the metal finishing industry. If you are interested in a career with Southwest, please click on the link below and complete an application. Applications will only be considered for open positions and will be kept on file for one year. The completed application can be submitted to one of the following:

Mail: Attention Human Resources
422 S. St. Louis
Tulsa, OK 74120
Fax: 918.583.3950
Email: hr@swunited.com

Southwest United Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to have a drug-free environment. All employment offers are contingent upon successfully completing drug and background screenings.


  • Must have 3-5 years of grinding and manual machine operation experience
  • Operate mills, lathes, ID/OD grinders
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers and other measuring devices
  • HS diploma or equivalent required


  • Perform magnetic particle/penetrant inspections, specific calibrations, product interpretations and evaluations
  • Follow procedures in the techniques and methods in accordance with specifications. Receive necessary instruction and supervision from Level II or Level III inspection
  • Assist Cleaner/Etcher as needed to prepare parts and work directly with Quality department as needed
  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • Level I NDT Certification required


  • Review job instructions, inspect and evaluate the condition of the parts. Select proper equipment to process the desired metal finish
  • Perform all types of blasting, and may blend plated parts using hand held angle grinder
  • Measure material thickness and check RMA upon completion of polishing to ensure compliance to job specification
  • Transfer parts to the quality department for inspection
  • May perform zinc or manganese phosphating and black oxide
  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • 1+ years of experience in grinding, deburring, or polishing metal parts


  • Review work instructions, determine the type of material to be coated/masked based on the material and plating requirements
  • Calculate the surface to be plated, set controls of rectifier, load the part in the plating tank
  • Unmask, rinse, inspect parts for conformance with size and thickness requirements and place parts in oven for baking
  • Excellent technical abilities, including ability to interpret drawings and technical specifications
  • Ability to work to schedule and perform duties with a high degree of quality in a variety of conditions and constraints
  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing environment, aerospace experience preferred


  • Perform masking, blasting or blending operations
  • Apply thermal spray coating to parts
  • Set the parameters and pressure to operate the thermal spray equipment
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience welding, painting or thermal spray preferred
  • Excellent math and mechanical skills


  • Must have 3-5 years of grinding and CNC experience
  • Operate mills, Haas lathes, ID/OD grinders
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers and other measuring devices
  • HS diploma or equivalent required


  • Receive work assignments and schedules from the department supervisors
  • Pull materials needed for processing, follow guidelines as directed then perform the appropriate procedure
  • Record work performed and transfer parts to the next appropriate processing level
  • Painting experience a plus, but not required
  • HS diploma or equivalent required

MASKER (Paint)

  • Apply/remove masking to parts and/or any other associated operations that may be required per the work instructions, such as pre-cleaning, trimming, pulling, dipping, etc
  • Ability to use calipers, rulers and other measuring devices
  • Independent motivation and detail oriented
  • Good basic math skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints or drawings
  • HS diploma or equivalent required


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