for the Metal Finishing Industry

Foresight Finishing
, Tempe AZ

Help Wanted: Chem Lab and EHS Mgr

   • Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct test.
   • Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometers techniques.
   • Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, procedures and analytical methods.
   • Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency and to diagnose malfunctions.
   • Confer with processing engineers to conduct analyses of research and development projects, interpret test results and develops standard or nonstandard tests.
   • Direct, coordinate, and advise personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and physical properties of materials.
   • Write technical reports and procedures; and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.
   • Operate and maintain heavy metal IX system, cyanide IX, pH adjust and RO recycling and reuse systems.
   • Operate and maintain all environmental and safety programs with the assistance of the VP of operations.
      a. Environmental Manager -- Oversee all operations on Hazardous Waste Management
      b. Emergency Coordinator -- must be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the facility's contingency plan, all operations and activities at Foresight Finishing.
      c. Safety Manager -- Works with and through management, to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures and to assist in the achievement of profitability/productivity requirement.
   • Maintains all inventory controls on all products related to the Chemlab and productions plating department.

   • Chemistry -- Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
   • Mathematics -- Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
   • English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.    • Computers and Electronics -- Knowledge of Atomic Absorption units, pH/ORP/conductivity equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Skill Requirements:
   • Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
   • Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
   • Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
   • Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
   • Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
   • Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
   • Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
   • Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
   • Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
   • Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Ability Requirements:
   • Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
   • Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
   • Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
   • Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
   • Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
   • Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
   • Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
   • Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
   • Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
   • Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.

   • Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
   • Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
   • Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
   • Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
   • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
   • Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
   • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
   • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
   • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
   • Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

   1. Degree in chemical engineering PhD preferred.
   2. Or five plus years in the field of electrochemistry or chemical management within a plating facility
   3. Also procedural knowledge.
   4. Good people-management skills are required.
   5. EPA-RCRA; Annual Training
   6. DOT - HazMat: Minimum of training every 3 years

Candidates can contact Casey Weizel

(posted July 6, 2017)

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 shop floor
•  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.

For more information on Performance Review Institute and the Nadcap Program please visit our website at

(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)

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