Plating Process Engineer

Sidney, NY
Sidney, NY
Depends on Experience 

Have you dreamed of teaming with other technical professionals to solve problems and support the production of quality product?  

Amphenol is a worldwide electronics leader and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of interconnect products.  Amphenol is listed on the NYSE and a component of the S&P 500 and is a top performing company with an unparalleled history of growth with over 100 locations throughout the world.

Amphenol Aerospace (AAO), a division of Amphenol, has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial industry for over 90 years.  Amphenol Aerospace is dedicated to providing new, creative solutions to those advanced and challenging market segments that demand an extraordinary level of supplier support and reaction.

AAO is currently seeking an innovative individual that demonstrates significant ingenuity in problem solving for the position of Plating Process Engineer. This individual will provide technical expertise necessary to ensure efficient operations in electroplating. Develops and implements short term and long range processes and programs that effectively improve departmental delivery, quality, and budgetary goals. Plans coordinates, and implements new plating processes that assure AAO production needs are met. This includes finish recommendations to meet customer requirements, engineering print approval, and the issue and maintenance of manufacturing layouts as well as plating specifications. Supervises or coordinates the work of technical people to meet departmental objectives. Interfaces with customers to solve field problems.  


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering or related science.
  • Required 3-10 years of electro-plating or plating experience in a R & D or process related position.
  • Experience in a multi-faceted metal finishing operation that produces finished parts, ideally for Aerospace and Military connectors as well as industrial applications.
  • Training in Lean manufacturing, Continuous improvement, and Statistical Process Control.
  • Desired but not required are Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, American Electroplating and Surface Finishing Certified Electroplating -Finisher (CEF) certificate or AESF Foundation Master Surface Finisher (MSF).

Amphenol offers a competitive salary and benefits. The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

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