Anoplate Corp.

  • Production Trainee

    Job Location US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/27/2018 4:17 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Available shifts:

    1st Shift: 6:00am – 2:30pm (Mon-Fri)*

    2nd Shift: 2:00pm – 10:30pm (Mon-Fri)*

    *There is some flexibility on start/stop times. Overtime available as needed.


    The starting wage is $12.00/hour + DOE. The 2nd shift has an additional shift differential not included in the starting wage. A quarterly profit sharing bonus based on company financial goals can pay up to 6% of employee earnings.

    Position Summary:

    Production Assistants are responsible for supporting Platers in maximizing tank output with limited waste in a safe, environmentally conscious, quality driven environment. Production Assistants unpack, inspect, and prepare/rack parts for production. Production Assistants play roles in the cycling of parts from tank to tank and perform other duties such as drying, inspecting, transporting and packing parts.

    Plater Trainees learn the art and science of metal finishing while working side by side with subject matter experts. Platers progress thru levels of different finishes learning the chemical and electrical make-up in the process of plating parts.

    Essential Functions:

    • Consistently work in a safe manner utilizing personal protective equipment and trained procedures to ensure personal safety and the safety of co-workers.
    • Successfully completes training modules and demonstrates proficiency in assigned duties.
    • Keeps accurate account of own time within system provided
    • Retrieves and follows shop traveler.
    • Follows prescribed methods and order for completing tasks to ensure all specs are met.
    • Utilizes equipment to inspect and identify quality defects
    • Cleans, plugs, blasts, masks, paints, processes, packs parts per traveler instructions.
    • Accurately interprets diagram information or blueprints and carries out instructions as written.
    • Initiates Production Improvement Form (PIF) upon discovering a discrepancy on a traveler.
    • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



    Required Skills and Knowledge:

    • Basic math and computer skills.
    • Ability to comprehend both verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to give simple verbal and written instructions to others.
    • Ability to interact effectively with co-workers.
    • Ability to prepare simple written reports.


    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
    • Previous experience in chemical handling/storage, manufacturing production, or general machinery operation preferred.
    • Pre-employment drug testing and background screening required.

    Physical Demands:

    • The positions require standing for long periods of time, walking, bending, stretching, reaching and lifting items that may weigh up to 50lbs.


    • Medical, dental, life
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid vacation & personal days
    • Long and short-term disability
    • 401(K) eligibility plus matching
    • Career development


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