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Plating Supervisor

Waterbury, CT

Posted: 06/07/2024 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $25.00 / hour

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Employee Management

  • Directly supervise plating team of 3 employees.
  • Delegate and assign work based on production schedules, tank availability and tank capacity.
  • Train direct reports in plating operations and techniques.
  • Ensure plating team is adhering to company safety policies and procedures.
  • Inspect work and evaluates performance of direct reports in their duties.
  • Work across other teams to ensure preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment is being carried out appropriately.
  • Resolve any employee relation issues as they arise and escalates to General Manager if needed.
  • Approve overtime and any changes to production schedule.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by General Manager.

Plating Responsibilities:

  • Determine tank, machinery and equipment maintenance problems.
  • Order materials needed for plating operations.
  • Perform ultrasonic thickness, dye penetrant testing.
  • Inspect work previously completed prior to plating.
  • Maintain bath chemistry.
  • Perform electro less nickel plating on roll internals

Job Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Chemistry or Equivalent Experience
  • 3+ Years in manufacturing environment with people manager responsibilities.
  • Mechanical, chemical or electrical experience is a plus.
  • Mechanical and math aptitudes
  • Effective communicator that has the ability to address issues across different teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite; Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Ability to escalate personnel or production issues to General Manager

Additional Information

Position Details:

  • Full-time; 1st Shift; Monday through Friday (40 Hours per week)
  • 7:30am - 3:30pm or 8:00am – 4:00 pm (Flexible with start and end time)
  • Occasional shifts on Saturdays
  • Supervisory Position – will manage plating team of 3 employees

Meet Your Recruiter

Diane Porter
Staffing Coordinator

What I love most about my job is the excitement of finding the perfect candidate for the specific job I am staffing for and the gratitude of the candidate for helping them find a job they love. 


Fun times for me are spending my weekends with my family, especially my granddaughter. We do special things together which I hope she will cherish forever.  My passion for photography inspires me because I can capture many memories that will last a lifetime. 


“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” - Aaron Siskind 

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