for the Metal Finishing Industry

linetec help wanted

Paint Blending Process Engineer

Linetec, a leader in architectural paint and anodize finishing services, has an opening for a Paint Blending Process Engineer. Located in beautiful central Wisconsin, Linetec is a growing company with state of the art facilities and top-notch team members.

This position is responsible for providing technical leadership to our paint quality and paint application operations, managing our In-House Blending (IHB) department and assessing paint application and dispensing equipment and vendor performance.

Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in a related discipline (Chemistry or Engineering preferred) plus 3-5 years previous work experience in paint formulation, color development and application. Requires experience with finishing and/or paint systems. An understanding of paint and color science and familiarity with AAMA specifications and ASTM standards helpful. Previous leadership and Six Sigma/Lean manufacturing experience or training desired.

Linetec, a division of Apogee Enterprises, is a great place to grow your career. We provide a competitive compensation, including incentive bonus and a comprehensive benefit program. Interested candidates can find additional information on employment at Linetec and apply online via our website Linetec is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

(posted 6/24/14)

stratford metal finishing help wanted

Plating Supervisor Needed

Mid-sized industrial job shop located in Winston-Salem, NC looking for a plating supervisor. Responsibilities would include:

  • Supervising day to day plating processes, coordinating with production control and laboratory (with full-time chemist) to achieve maximum high quality production output.
  • Inspection and testing of plating to meet customer expectations and finish specifications, such as: thickness testing, adhesion, visual appearance, etc.
  • Becoming knowledgeable of equipment and processes we are running, so to be able to advise on necessary maintenance, chemical analysis, or other inherent issues.
  • Assist in plant safety and regulatory mandates.
  • Assist in running the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.

This full-time position comes with health care benefits, including life insurance and a 401K plan.
We do not mind training, but he or she must have a strong background in electroplating.
This company has been in business for fifty years and has a stable workforce with many repeat customers.
Salary would depend on work experience, knowledge of plating and desire to work.

Please respond via e-mail to or by letter to

Stratford Metal Finishing
1681 S. MLK Jr. Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Attn: Human Resources.

(posted 6/23/14)

ppi aerospace help wanted


Growing Detroit area Nadcap shop needs experienced Plater Lead for second shift. Individual must have experience with manual rack plating ops including; rack selection, prep, masking etc. for cadmium, copper, nickel, e-nickel, silver processes and chem processing, as well as production scheduling and employee training.
We are looking for a quality oriented person with strong leadership skills to help build a strong team environment .


Also looking for General Maintenance support person. Must have plumbing, electrical and mechanical trouble- shooting skills. The ability to build process racking, fixtures and repair same.
Our goal is to find someone that understands the value of PM and the urgency to tackle production impact issues aggressively.
Day or afternoon shift option for maintenance position.

Competitive wages and benefits. Potential for personal growth for the right individuals.

Please email work experience/resume/references to:

(posted 5/27/14)


Hard Chrome Plating Production Manager

Nationwide company with 5 plants seeks a professional, self-motivated, HANDS-ON, and technically-experienced Production Manager for one of our facilities. Must have experience with Hard Chrome Plating, customer interfacing, employee management, employee training & production scheduling. Salary range: $50,000 - $100,000 (includes profit sharing). This is a long term, stable position that is rarely available. Moving expenses covered. Please email work experience to or mail to our corporate office: US Chrome Corp, 175 Garfield Ave. Stratford CT 06615.

(posted 5/5/14)

Airco Plating logo

Plant Manager / Maintenance Manager Wanted

Metal Finishing Job Shop / FAA Repair Station located in Miami Florida is looking for an individual with experience in plant management with a heavy emphasis/strength in the maintenance of equipment commonly found in a plating shop including rectifiers, pumps, motors, general electrical and plumbing. Primary responsibility of the position will be plant maintenance and full plant/facilities management. Production experience is a plus but not an absolute requirement. This is a full time salaried position with a strong salary and benefits package including medical and life insurance and 401K plan.

Our company has been in business for over 50 years. This is an excellent opportunity for a hard working individual looking for long term employment with a stable company located in a great part of the country; South Florida.


(posted 5/2/14)

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