Carrollton, GA

Manufacturing Supervisor or Manufacturing Manager – Plating

Plating Operations Supervisor

Location: Carrollton, GA

General Summary:

An established company with a significant portion of the U.S. market in their manufacturing industry, located in southwest suburban Atlanta, has an excellent opportunity for a Manufacturing Supervisor - Plating or a Manufacturing Manager - Plating. This position plays a crucial role in the overall function and operation of the plating department on a daily basis, with a focus on safety, production, and quality. Production planning and scheduling are key responsibilities. The successful candidate will supervise a team of 12 people. This is a day shift position, working 10 hours per day from Monday to Thursday, with some additional hours on Fridays. The exact schedule may vary. The company offers competitive salary range, major benefits, 401K with 100% match to 5%, bonus potential, and relocation assistance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and schedule daily activities, effectively utilizing personnel.
  • Ensure proper controls are in place for the plating chemical process.
  • Observe and implement corrective actions to optimize the plating process.
  • Supervise and coordinate workers engaged in electroplating, rack stripping, finishing, and inspecting the finished product.
  • Have knowledge of production plating procedures, processes, and control.
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions to improve the plating process.
  • Coordinate continuous improvement projects.
  • Aid in maintaining quality system requirements.
  • Ensure all plating personnel receive proper training, work instructions, and control plans to maintain process parameters and specifications.
  • Ensure preventive or predictive maintenance activities are carried out.
  • Ensure lab personnel are appropriately trained in the latest analytical techniques and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ethics: Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires trust, works with integrity, and upholds organizational values.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keeps commitments, completes tasks on time, or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Quantity: Meets productivity standards, completes work in a timely manner, strives to increase productivity, and works quickly.
  • Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, seeks ways to improve and promote quality, applies feedback to improve performance, and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, puts the success of the team above own interests, and supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time, supports the organization's goals and values, benefits the organization through outside activities, supports affirmative action, and respects diversity.
  • Possesses the skills and abilities to help achieve manufacturing excellence by establishing communication, coaching employees, and evaluating employee performance with the goal of developing and improving plating personnel.


Preferred bachelor's degree in a chemical-related field, but will consider less. A minimum of 2 years of plating supervision experience in a manufacturing environment is required for the Manufacturing Supervisor role. A minimum of 2 years of managerial experience in plating within a manufacturing environment is required for the Manufacturing Manager role. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Strong mathematical skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals with the aid of a calculator.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is also regularly required to reach with hands and arms and must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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