for the Metal Finishing Industry

Performance Review Institute, Warrendale PA

for Plating, Anodizing, Painting, Conversion Coatings, Etch Processes.


The purpose of this independent contractor position is to conduct chemical processing audits. With the audit results reported back to key global aerospace industry experts, who manage the audit and accreditation process, this position plays an important role in risk mitigation, supply chain oversight and continual improvement within the aerospace industry. This varied and autonomous role would suit someone who has experience and/or qualifications in manufacturing/engineering and is looking for a new challenge.


Being an auditor involves:

•  Ensuring adequate pre-audit preparation including contacting the company ahead of time to arrange an audit timetable and reviewing documentation provided by the company
•  Conducting the audit based on an industry-approved checklist including a review of the procedures, work instructions, training records and other documentation that evidences the competency of the company to meet customer requirements and observing real part processing through job audits to ensure that the documented requirements are properly flowed down to and implemented on the shopfloor
•  Holding regular meetings with the auditee during the audit for the purpose of transparency so that all parties understand the audit timetable and any findings identified
•  Submitting an audit report to PRI staff in which any audit findings are clearly and logically documented •  Representing PRI to our customers by acting professionally at all times
•  Working collaboratively with PRI staff and customers to organize audit schedules that meet the needs of all stakeholders
•  Liaising with PRI?s preferred travel agency to organize a cost-effective travel schedule


To qualify to work as an auditor, applicants must meet the following general requirements:

•  Understanding of what it means to work as an independent contractor and willingness to engage with PRI in this capacity
•  Commitment to preserving the integrity of the program, maintaining strict confidentiality, and to avoiding all conflicts of interest
•  Expertise in one or more technologies
•  Willingness to travel and conduct audits
•  Written and oral proficiency in the English language
•  Strong interpersonal skills

The ideal auditor candidate will possess most of the following criteria:

•  Bachelor's of Science Degree in Chemistry or Related Field
•  Five Years "hands on" experience (preferably in the Aerospace Industry) with two or more of the following processes: Anodizing, Chemical Cleaning, Chemical Milling, Conversion/Phosphate Coating, Etching, Laboratory Evaluation, Paint/Dry Film Coatings, Plating, Stripping, Surface Prep Prior to Metal Bond, Surface Treatment/Passivation
•  Five years experience as an auditor (Aerospace Industry Preferred)
•  Thorough understanding of aerospace chemical processing specs, processes, and equipment

Independent Contractor Auditors enjoy: A flexible schedule, The ability to work from any location in the world, An Opportunity to participate in influential industry program.

Click here to apply or learn more about this auditor opportunity.

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(posted February 9, 2017)

A.M. Metal Finishing
, Orlando FL

Help Wanted: Shop Manager

Shop Manager wanted to lead a 25 person Metal finishing department.

Looking for a motivated individual, with at least 5 years experience in the Metal Finishing industry, with prior management/supervisory experience.

Job Description:
   • Problem solve various plating challenges.
   • Strengthen and maintain customer relationships.
   • Coordinate, manage and monitor the efficiency of shop support personnel.
   • Daily collaboration with management team for business development and customer prioritization.
   • Oversee and communicate customer orders and adhere to time commitment agreements.
   • Assist management in the development of strategic plans for operational activity. Implement and manage operational plans when applicable.
   • Formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
   • Experienced in the aerospace manufacturing industry and with aerospace quality system requirements.
   • Possess the ability to effectively communicate with external vendors, suppliers and customers to develop and expand the business of the facility.


   • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and management skills are essential.
   • Ability to set high goals for self and team and show demonstrated progress.
   • Able to influence others to accomplish goals.
   • Proven track record to deliver sales growth.
   • Ability to self-motivate and lead internal/external teams to achieve planned objectives.
   • Ability to connect with customers at a senior level.
   • Must have excellent analytic and facilitation skills.
   • Ability to work on our plating floor daily for 8 hours.
   • Must have 5 years experience in the Metal Finishing industry.

Phone: 407-843-0182

(posted October 14, 2016)

Kemlon Products
, Pearland TX


Manager wanted to lead and direct a 20 person electroplating and surface finishing department. Looking for a motivated individual, with technical expertise in the electroplating industry, with prior management/supervisory experience.

Job Details Include:
1. Production supervision, seeing jobs are processed in and out of department in a timely manner.
2. Maintaining a high level of quality in plating department.
3. Must be a hands-on supervisor, and work with the both groups in department. This is not an office job.
4. Providing technical assistance to plating department
5. Delegating responsibilities and seeing the right tasks make it to the best suited individuals.
6. Employee training. Work with department to implement process improvements and training of new employees and cross training of current staff.
7. Perform rack and barrel plating.

- Must have 15 years experience in the electro-plating industry.
- Technical background required.
- Verifiable experience performing rack and barrel plating.
- Knowledge of atomic absorption spectrography, titration, and x-ray analysis of plated surfaces.
- Understanding of and capable of performing chemical lab analysis.
- AESF certification or similar.
- Familiarity of plating standards such as MIL-C-45204, ASTM B488, and AMS 2422
- Motivated, with strong work ethic.
- Strong math skills
- Proven Problem Solver

Job Type: Full-time

Preferred education: Bachelors degree in chemistry. This is not required but preferred. Minimum of 10 years experience.


(posted August 16, 2016)

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