Machine Operator - Surface Finishing Specialist
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description
Role and Responsibilities
We will train a candidate who will take responsibility for and run all aspects of an electroplating production line.  The candidate must be able to accurately follow written procedures, adjust bath chemistry, and be able to inspect raw and finished product using a variety of inspection methods and equipment.

An Electroplater will be responsible for:
·        Sets. Starts, and shutdowns electroplating lines
·        Works to achieve scheduling priorities on the line
·        Tracking of key metrics to constantly drive continuous improvement
·        Work to ensure safe practices and company policies and procedures are being followed
·        Work closely with production supervisors to coordinate and schedule tasks/projects
·        Work closely with support supervisors to coordinate and schedule tasks/projects
·        Work to ensure ongoing success of company maintenance plans and objectives
·        Work to ensure ongoing success of company housekeeping and organization objectives
·        Reads and accurately interpret shop paper, provides feedback on issues and changes
·        Performs other assigned duties to achieve the goals of the department and company

Qualifications and Education Requirements
A successful candidate must be a team oriented person with good communication skills.  A successful candidate must be able to excel at the following:
·        Show high level of job related knowledge
·        Show a high level of quality of work
·        Follows set attendance/punctuality policies
·        Takes initiative
·        Shows good communication and listening skills
·        Is dependable

Preferred Skills
·        Strong Chemistry background
·        Strong Mathematic background
·        Good Organizational skills
·        Electroplating/Metal Finishing experience
·        ISO quality mgmt systems experience
·        Forklift license a plus

Physical Demands:
·        The ability to lift 50 pounds

Work Environment:
The work environment is a fast paced, manufacturing job-shop.  A variety of chemical baths are used on manufacturing floor on a daily basis and proper care and focus must be taken to ensure safety.  Communication and teamwork are highly valued within the company as well as the push for continual improvement.
Advanced Plating Technologies is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
$18.00/hr based on experience
Benefits Package Available
Required Education
Required Experience
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