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This position reports directly to the Plating supervisor or team lead. Process automotive emblem/badge component parts. Must be open and flexible to working in other stations within the department/Plant as business fluctuates.   

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Develop competent, multidisciplinary skill sets capable of performing work in the plating department
  • Complete production task in accordance with IATF 16949 based procedures and work instructions
  • Ensure production volume requirements are met using a safe and productive process flow
  • Meet or exceed customer expectations for quality by utilizing surface defect template, customer standards, boundary sample boards, and standard path of inspection methods with the mentality of “Zero” defects.
  • Perform in a structured environment that is driven by self-discipline and strong work ethics
  • Utilize the 5S process and philosophy to establish work place norms for orderliness, cleanliness, discipline, continuous improvement
  • Conduct themselves in a safe manner by following all job safety practices
  • Adhere to all plant policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Accept personal ownership of company, plant and departmental goals for quality, productivity and safety.
  • Maintain and continuously improve work area(s) as well as associated tools and equipment
  • Ability to distinguish variations in product color as well as other cosmetic defects.
  • Knowledge of customer quality specifications and standards for all surface areas
  • Knowledge of our CMS system and the ability to use and print labels correctly
  • Ability to use the Kanban system effectively
  • Actively participate in the meeting or exceeding of departmental goals for safety, quality, and productivity by employing the principles of lean manufacturing
  • Conduct themselves in a safe manner by following all job safe practices
  • Ability to become proficient in loading and unloading bars
  • Ability to detect small defects at arm length
  • Able to work well within a team environment promoting trust and respect with co-workers in a three-shift operation

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Ability to work fast pace for long periods at a time
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Basic verbal and written communication, and math skills.
  • Must be able to follow a work instruction 
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and stoop for long periods
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on occasion.
  • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures
  • Ability to lift hands up over head

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Highly motivated self-starting individual who is comfortable working as a team
  • Must be able to focus for long periods of time
  • Must maintain high standards for work attendance and performance
  • Analytical problem solver with mind set on continuous improvement
  • Ability to make good effective quality decisions in a timely manner

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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