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The role of the Plating Cat Walk Line Tech is to manage and maintain the set up and control of all plating equipment on the Plating Line while maintaining a customer focus and creating value. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

· Responsible for following all environmental policies, procedures, work instructions and requirements applicable to his or her work, including the proper use of personal protective equipment.

· Responsible for immediately reporting to management all environmental concerns related to work being carried out, as well as, all incidents, which present a hazard to people, production, or the environment.

· Work directly with engineers to complete necessary continuous improvement projects, 5S projects, and determining scrap causes.

· Troubleshoot plating line malfunctions and restore operation utilizing hoist service system.

    · Handle and make additions of electroplating chemistry including acids, bases, copper salts, nickel salts, chromium salts, and others. Ensure upkeep of plating process equipment including but not limited to filter changes, chemical feed calibrations, manual temperature checks, chemical tank transfers, and recovery units.

      The Experience You Will Bring


      Desired Skills and Experience:


      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Education and/or Experience: Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Preferred candidates will have 2 or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

      Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

      Mathematical skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as concentrations, percentage, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

      Reasoning ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

      OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Self-starter must be able to work with little direction and with high level of self-motivation. Must be able to work on own initiative and work well in a group. Strong knowledge of TS-16949 and Lean Manufacturing goals and objectives. Strong knowledge of plastic injection molding, tooling, and plating.

      Responsibility and authority to ensure quality products and service to our customers:

      All employees must understand, support and participate in the company's Quality Plan, including quality objectives and quality commitment by being able to:

      • Explain the intent and components of the Policy, including an overview of IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems, procedures and work instructions associated with this job.
      • Explain the function of this job and how it helps to create quality parts and services.
      • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of non-conformities in products, processes, and/or quality systems.
      • Identify and record any problems in products, processes, and/or quality systems.
      • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through established systems.
      • Verify the implementation of solutions to ensure successful resolutions.

      Contain non-conformities and alter process until deficiency or unsatisfactory condition is corrected.

      Physical demands:

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, use hands to finger, handle, and feel, reach with arms and hands, and talk and hear. The employee is sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and sit. Specific vision requirements include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to lift up to 10 - 50 lbs. daily.

      Work Environment:

      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The employee will be exposed to toxic and corrosive chemicals.

      The employee may encounter exposure to fumes or airborne particles. The employee may also encounter wet and/or humid conditions, vibration, working in high, precarious places, proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to electrical shock and radiation.

      The noise level is moderate.

      The employee will need to wear all protective equipment relevant to working with hazardous chemicals.

      Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

      At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

      Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
      Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
      This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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