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Surface Finishing Technician

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Surface Finishing Technician

SRG Global, a Guardian company, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value coatings on plastic for the automotive, commercial truck industries with a manufacturing presence in major world regions including North America, Western and Central Europe and Asia. SRG Global is headquartered near Detroit, Michigan. Through its Advanced Development Centers in Taylor MI, USA; Líria, Spain; and Suzhou, China, SRG Global works to enhance manufacturing processes and accelerates development and delivery of the next generation of materials, coating technologies and sub-systems. SRG Global engineers solutions globally for greater surface durability, structural integrity, enhanced functionality, vehicle efficiency and optimal design flexibility. The result is the development of innovative exterior and interior products and processes that create value for our customers and consumers, and create a positive impact in our environment and society. Beyond the finish™.

SRG Global’s Advanced Development Center in Taylor, MI is searching for a full-time Surface Finishing Technician  who will be responsible for  part racking, flight bar loading, plating line monitoring, and preventive maintenance for production, product development, and innovation. The ideal candidate will be experienced in plastic plating or be a fast learner who has the ability to apply knowledge in a fast paced plating environment. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the process control challenges of supporting a multi-finish plating operation within a team of diverse people. 

The position starts at $25 hourly with a $1,000 sign-on bonus. We're hiring on the 2nd and 3rd shifts, with training being done on the 1st shift. First shift: 7am to 3:30pm, Second shift: 3pm to 11:30pm, Third shift: 11pm to 7:30am

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Control plating racks and flight bars based on schedule
    • Racks are correctly attached to flight bars for processing.
    • Inspect rack for damage to coating or contacts. (Identify for repair)
    • Control storage of racks to prevent damage
  • Load parts on plating racks for correct processing.
    • Verify parts are aligned to contacts without deforming during attachment.
    • Load flight bar into Que and Aucos for plating
  • Confirm correct plating recipe is input into Aucos for product per plating chemist
    • Monitor processing and react to system warnings or alerts.
  • Un-rack parts after plating process.
    • Identify and communicate any plating concerns to chemists.
    • Identify parts for lab testing or gauging.
    • Present production and development racks to inspectors
  • Strip plating rack for storage or next plating run.
  • Run process control checks on tanks such as temperature, pH or filter checks.
  • Perform filter maintenance.
  • Perform schedule tank maintenance including in-tank cleaning per PM instructions.
  • Support daily and proactive 5S in all plating areas
  • Move and store plating chemicals.
  • Follow all safety and PPE guidelines and STOP, THINK, and ASK.
  • Read, retain and communicate technical data
  • Implement precise instructions
  • Proactive communication with all ADC departments and team members
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience using Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and Excel

What Will Put You Ahead

  • College or Technical Degree 
  • Chemical handling knowledge or experience 

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.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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