Plating Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Sidney, NY
Sidney, NY
Depends on Experience 

Plating Supervisor – Competitive Salary + Benefits – Sidney, NY

The Role

Amphenol Aerospace Operations is seeking a Plating Supervisor to work out of its brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Sidney, NY. The successful candidate will report to the Process Engineering Manager will develop new processes using information and technology.

The key responsibilities of this Plating Supervisor include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 operation manger for plating and the hourly supervisor of human resources.
  • Direct proper maintenance of production equipment and machinery.
  • Must be able to 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 task 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 dept.32.
  • Ensures that the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Company rules, regulations, and discipline are administered in a fair and consistent manner.

The Company

Now expanding our footprint into a newly constructed site in Mesa, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 85 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.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Plating Supervisor 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 aluminium, nickel on stainless, gold and silver on copper alloys, plating on plastics.
  • 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. Continuous movement required 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.   

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the following link to apply:

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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