Our Staffing Solutions

Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire Engineering and Technical Professionals


As a Managed Service Provider (MSP), we specialize in managing and overseeing the staffing process for our clients. Our primary focus is to partner with you to help you efficiently acquire and manage your contingent workforce.

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Staffing Solutions


  • Dedicated Delivery Teams:
    • Project Manager
    • Coordinator
    • Researchers
    • Recruiters
    • Onsite Coordinator (as needed)
  • Coordinate and manage secondary suppliers
  • Highly competitive pricing with centralized invoicing
  • Quality compliance and access to top talent
  • Tracking and analytics
  • Monthly/quarterly status reports
  • Flexible benefit programs
  • Technical expertise to deliver a statement of work

Workforce Management - Contract Staffing

  • Partnership approach integrating both Contract Staffing and Sterling’s Project Management services​ for short-term project work and contract-to-hire.
  • Utilized in non-core business areas​
  • Effectively manage varying workload cycles​
  • Onsite and offsite​
  • Sterling can also manage customer staff​

Dedicated Direct-Hire Program

  • Sterling provides a dedicated Direct Hire Recruiting Team as an exclusive supplier for staffing needs​
  • Fully dedicated Project Manager and scalable team of recruiters onsite or offsite​
  • Onsite Program Coordinator (part-time or full-time)​
  • Review hiring needs and assist with job descriptions​
  • Full Cycle: Source – Recruit – Qualify – Interview & Test – Onboard

    Retained Search

    • Retainer fee paid at the start of search​
    • Supplier exclusivity​
    • Customized search plan​
    • Assigned a dedicated recruiting effort​
    • Higher level of client engagement​
    • Ideal for strategic/”hard to fill” positions in a tight market​
    Pay rolling

    Payrolling - Employer of Record Services

    • Facilitate temporary employment for individuals identified by or previously employed by the customer​
    • Sterling becomes Employer of Record​
    • Outsource responsibilities and liabilities of employer and employee​
    • Flexible benefit program options

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    Master Service Agreement

    • Supplier exclusivity for large-volume opportunities
    • Dedicated delivery teams​
    • Discounted, fixed pricing, and rebate options are available
    • Quarterly status reports​

    National Equipment Support

    • Scalable, onsite teams ​
    • Assigned to a specific project(s)​
    • The team can support multiple facilities for repeatable work (training, installations, integration, etc.), or multiple teams can be dispatched​
    • Utilization of retention incentives such as milestone bonuses and escalating benefits​
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      Onsite Recruiting Project Manager

      • Supplemental recruiting and hiring process support
      • Program Coordinator onsite with the customer
        • Recruiting on “hard to fill” positions
        • Review hiring needs and assist with job descriptions​
        • Full Cycle: Source – Recruit – Qualify – Interview & Test – Onboard
      • Alternative solution for peak hiring periods or limited HR/internal capacity

      Fixed Bid Services

      • Statement of work​
      • Managed onsite by Sterling (or customer)​
      • Flexible staff based on varying workloads​
      • Fixed Bid Engineering Design Projects​
      • Specific deliverables weekly or monthly​
      • Fixed pricing​

        Staffing Solutions for Engineering and Technical Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire.

        Don’t see what you’re looking for? Ask us about any skill or discipline. 

        Mechanical and electrical jobs


        Applications Engineer​
        Packaging Engineer​
        Project Engineer​
        Sales Engineer​
        Test Engineer​

        manufacturing jobs


        Facility Layout ​
        Industrial Engineer​
        Lean Engineer​
        Manf. Engineer​
        Process Engineer​
        Production Supervisor​
        Quality Engineer​
        Technical Writer
        Validation Engineer​

        technician jobs


        Assembly Builder​
        Clean Room
        Inventory Control​
        Lab​ | Quality ​| Test​
        Mfg. Assistant​


        IT Executive Leadership​
        IT Managers​
        Research & Development
        Supply Chain​

        supply chain jobs


        Inventory Manager​
        Logistic Manager​
        Supplier Quality Engineer
        Warehouse Manager​

        information technology jobs


        Software Developers​
        Network Administrators​
        Business Analysts​
        Project Managers​
        IoT | IIoT​ | Industry 4.0​
        Netw./Sys. Engineers​
        Data Analysts

        Empowering Success Together: Our Collaborative Journey

        At Sterling, we pride ourselves on our exceptional recruitment process. We build strong partnerships with our clients, providing high-touch communication and in-depth prescreening to ensure the perfect match. Our advanced technology and extensive candidate database allow us to effortlessly locate technical candidates that may be difficult to find through other recruiting means. In addition, our dedicated industry-focused talent teams are profoundly knowledgeable and assess technical skills, cultural fit, and alignment with our client’s values. We also provide comprehensive onboarding support for a seamless transition and long-term success. As a result, we deliver top-notch talent that aligns perfectly with our client’s goals and culture.

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        Fewer than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada earn the Best of Staffing designation for Client and Talent Satisfaction, and fewer than 1% earn Best of Staffing for Employee Satisfaction.

        Sterling wins the Best of Staffing 11-year Diamond Client, 10-year Diamond Talent, and Employee Awards for providing an exceptional experience for their clients, candidates, and employees.

        Our Ratings and Testimonials

        ClearlyRated 2024

        Ready for the next addition to your team?

        We’re ready to solve your workforce challenges.

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