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7 Reasons to Work for SMG in 2024

7 Reasons to Work for SMG in 2024

Suburban Manufacturing has been in business since the 1970s - and from the beginning we have cultivated a culture where people are encouraged to collaborate, own their work, and thrive. This year, we are growing even more and can't wait for new talent to come along for the ride. Read on to learn why Suburban Manufacturing is the place to work in 2024:

  1. The Amazing People
  2. We are Always Growing
  3. Work-Life Flexibility
  4. Your Opinion is Valued
  5. An Array of Perks
  6. Opportunities to Advance
  7. We Value You to Our Core

why you should work for SMG in 2024:

Working at Suburban has a variety of benefits, from the people to the opportunities as you grow in the workplace. The most important thing in a job, is having a job you love - and loves you right back. Here's why SMG is the place to be in 2024.

1. The Amazing People

Yes, the people! Wake up every day excited to work with others you truly enjoy being around. We have a fun, relaxed culture that simply can't be beat. With nearly 100 employees, you are more than just a number

We understand the value of investing in our employees' goals and aspirations through training and education. Read more about advancement programs for employees seeking to grow, both personally and professionally. Tuition reimbursement is one of our unique benefits available for those ready to jump into something new!

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2. We are Always growing!

Suburban is quickly advancing within the fluid power industry. We believe objects in motion will stay in motion. We need bright minds to accelerate growth and solve problems.

With Suburban, the sky is the limit. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Expand your responsibilities
  • Join new teams
  • Work on innovative projects

Contribute today and see your impact tomorrow. Our employees can put their fingerprint on the organization and have a real impact on the outcome of every product that goes out the door.

Our new 20,000 square foot expansion is finally complete and we can't wait for new talent to come along on the journey!


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3. Work-Life Flexibility

Our work-life balance is second to none. We offer flexible hours and are accommodating for life events and families. In addition, flexibility and variety are encouraged in every day tasks.

At Suburban, variety is the spice of life. No two days, or tasks, are the same. Each day brings new challenges and projects that add variety. Everyone enjoys the opportunity to make everyday different and overcome new challenges.

4. Your Opinion is Valued

We all get to put our hand in company-moving projects. Our leaders roll up their sleeves and dig-in alongside us. Everyone is encouraged to speak up about areas of improvement, recommendations, and new ideas. We have an approachable atmosphere with "open door" policy for any concerns or questions.

Here at Suburban, we have a "DIYer" mentality and our management staff knows the value in promoting autonomy. Everyone is trusted to do their jobs and become their own experts. Everyone, and yes, we mean everyone, is willing to answer questions or point you in the right direction. Our team is eager to engage and help in any way possible.

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5. An Array of Perks

In addition to an upbeat work environment, our employees enjoy a wide array of benefits:

  • Generous paid time off and holiday time off
  • Competitive wages
  • Parental paid time off for birth of child
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance
  • 401k with company match contributions
  • Short- and Long-term Disability Insurance and Additional Short-term Disability Pay
  • Medical and Dental Insurance with employer premium cost share
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

In addition to our industry-standard benefits, we also offer a variety of unique benefits:

  • No mandatory overtime
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition/class reimbursement
  • Student loan payment assistance for graduates
  • Quarterly luncheons, holiday parties, and other team events - including an annual trip to a Twins baseball game
  • Access to free company golf membership at select nearby courses

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6. Opportunities to Advance

We believe in learning, honing skills, and advancing. Whether you start as an intern or a full time employee, there is always room for growth at Suburban. Each person at Suburban is offered the ability to advance their skills, think outside of the box, and is encouraged to challenge what they already know to create something wonderful and new.

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7. We Value You to Our Core

Our culture truly stems from the top. Suburban cares about their employees, and it shows in the day-to-day work environment. We have strong values that allow our employees to have the best work-life balance possible. Suburban is committed to the local community by finding new ways to give back.

Each and every day, from small day-to-day tasks to big picture goals, we live true to our core values.

  • Can-Do Attitude: Having the confidence and ingenuity to meet the needs of the customer and employees.
  • Craftsmanship: Creating dynamic teams where employees emphasize higher purpose over self.
  • Curiosity: Exploring new ideas and considering fresh perspectives to challenge the status quo.
  • Collaboration: Where passion and technology produce breakthrough results.
  • Commitment: Being fully engaged in the needs of our customers and employees.

By living our values, our people learn, grow, and bring ideas, recommendations and solutions contributing to both personal and organizational success. A collaborative commitment to training, mentoring, and can-do attitude drives advancement opportunities within a team or into other departments including engineering, machining, logistics, sales and more.

Suburban Manufacturing Group is an industrial equipment and textiles manufacturer that started as a small contract machining company. We have quickly grown into a large enterprise serving multiple industries across the globe.

Make your next big career move with Suburban! Check out our current job openings.