Plating Manager

United Record Pressing LLC | Nashville, TN

Posted here November 26

Job Description

The electroplating operation is a critical step in the company’s manufacturing processes. We are looking for an experienced leader to help us develop and design a world class electroplating facility as we simultaneously transition from our current manufacturing location. The selected individual will have demonstrated skills to be a champion/leader in the implementation of lean manufacturing principles, as well as technically competent in the skills required to lead a tight-tolerance electroplating operation. The position will report directly to the company Chief Operating Officer.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identify and lead projects to improve safety, quality, delivery, and cost.

  • Analyze scrap and improve production plating process to increase efficiency.

  • Develop appropriate formulations through hands-on experiments to meet or exceed customer plating specifications.

  • Supervise and train technicians/operators on the plating process.

  • Process engineering development for electroplating metals on various products.

  • Work with suppliers to obtain specifications on new equipment, materials, and/or products as needed to fulfill customer requirements.

  • Articulate process and material issues/opportunities with management staff. Recommend solutions and implement improvements.

  • Develops new or improved processes as necessary maintaining appropriate environmental regulation and hazardous waste handling awareness.

  • Maintain compliance with local, state and federal regulations regarding environmental, hazardous waste, and industrial waste disposal.

Required Education and Work Experience

  • BSChE or Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years in a supervisory role in an electro-plating environment.

  • Experience with lean manufacturing and change management preferred.

  • Knowledge of setting up a plating operation would be desirable.

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Demonstrated success handling multiple priorities in changing environments.

  • Demonstrated ability to trouble shoot and successfully resolve problems.

  • Excellent computer and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent work record, including safety, quality and attendance.

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude preferred.

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