Plating Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Sidney, NY
Sidney, NY
Depends on Experience 

The Role -

Amphenol Aerospace Operations is seeking a Plating Supervisor (3rd Shift) to work out of its state-of-the-art facility in Sidney, NY.

The key responsibilities of the Plating Supervisor (3rd shift) include, but are not limited to:

  • Directs and coordinates the activities in the Plating Department to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives
  • Prioritizes production schedules
  • Selects and develops personnel to ensure efficient operation of the production function
  • Develops schedules and manpower requirements for the shift
  • Supervises and coordinates the activities of hourly workers
  • Assists employees in adhering to set work procedures
  • Interprets company policies to employees and enforces safety regulations
  • Interprets job specifications and assigns employee duties
  • Reports issues and situations between employees to the proper management personnel
  • Must have working knowledge of the activities of the employees who report to them
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe clean working environment and training subordinates in safety procedures specific to the Plating Department
  • Effectively carry out production operations and meet production schedules while maintaining product quality across an entire shift
  • Validates that operators follow manufacturing layouts and specifications through weekly audit of operations performed in Department 32
  • Ensures Quality Manual procedures are maintained in the support of product requiring test or plating operations
  • Administers company policies concerning hiring, promotions, discipline, and other related areas requiring guidance in conjunction with the Operations Manager for Plating and Human Resources
  • Direct proper maintenance of production equipment and machinery
  • Lead / drive change using Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Assist in determining capacity needs of the department related to staffing and equipment
  • Engages in continual process improvement and cost reduction projects
  • Keeps Operation Manager and Environmental Safety Manager informed of unusual or anticipated problems
  • Performs various administrative tasks such as training, resolving customer complaints, time keeping & attendance, vacation scheduling, daily and weekly communication with hourly work force, meetings with associates and awareness of team goals
  •  Provides career counselling and training programs to improve hourly work force performance and proper advancement of qualified employees
  • Maintains focus on FIFO and request for expedites from the materials organization and communicates expected delivery or issues regarding completion of plating operations
  • Coordinates shipping, receiving, packaging, and handling of raw a final connector product processed in Department 32
  • Ensures that the Collective Bargaining Agreement, company rules, regulations, and discipline are administered in a fair and consistent manner

Location -

  • Sidney, NY
  • 30 Minute Drive from Binghamton, NY
  • 20 Minute Drive from Oneonta, NY

The Person -

The key skills and qualities of a Plating Supervisor (3rd Shift) at Amphenol Aerospace Operations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent experience in plating electrical connector components
  • Requires 5-10 years plating experience with the following: electroless nickel on aluminum, nickel on stainless, gold and silver on copper alloys, plating on plastics
  • Mastery of metal finishing processes
  • Ability to effectively communicate detailed and precise technical requirements, specifications, procedures, and results in writing or oral format
  • Ability to teach and train others as required in the organization
  • Working knowledge and application of SPC, ISO, and IPC standards
  • Shows leadership to the work force by his/her decision making, motivational efforts, fairness, and consistency so that employees are aware of their performance and individual importance to the department
  • Employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk and occasionally carry, lift, or move up to 40 pounds
  • Must be capable of working in a chemical environment that contains hazardous material and/or solutions
  • Continuously required to move about the facility
  • Occasional travel required
  • Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes, and temperature variations
  • Must wear appropriate PPE equipment including eye and hearing protect and safety shoes

The Company -

With manufacturing sites in Sidney, NY, Mesa, AZ, Nogales, MX, and a Design Center in Pasadena, CA, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 95 years.

Focusing on serving the needs of advanced and challenging market segments, we pride ourselves on our consistent ability to innovate and provide the markets with new creative solutions.

Working at Amphenol means you are recognized and valued for your contributions because we believe that our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We support and encourage career development for all employees and have ample opportunities for advancement.

We pride ourselves for being customer-centric, accountable, reliable, and enthusiastic in all that we do. These values are ingrained in each of us and contribute to a culture of teamwork and meaningful work.

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.  We aim to create an inclusive working environment where all employees are respected and treated equally.

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