Machine Operator

Waterbury, CT

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PURPOSE OF POSITION:  To properly prepare and Chromium plate all required customer product.


  • Maintains plating areas including tanks, solutions and process related equipment and tools.
  • Operates plating equipment as necessary to plate customer product.
  • Plates work as directed by Plating Supervisor and Plating schedules.
  • Assists coworkers with plating related work and that of general plant requirements.
  • Inspects work prior to and post plating for good quality workmanship.
  • Complies with all related environmental and safety regulations.
  • Assists in training of new personnel.
  • Keeps informed of new process improvements and/or changes.
  • Participates in Safety and Quality meetings.
  • Looks for more efficient ways to operate plating operations and proposes improvements to supervisor.
  • Standardizes measuring equipment and takes care for use of equipment.

Job Requirements


  • Needs to use hands and feet to be able to put on Personal Protection Equipment including goggles, boots and gloves.
  • Needs to be able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Regularly required to be on feet 90% of time.
  • Required to wear a respirator.
  • Regularly uses hand tools and heavy machinery requiring good hand-and-eye coordination, balance and leg strength.


  • Mechanical and math aptitudes
  • Able to read Blueprints
  • Able to use measuring equipment, i.e. calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, etc…
  • Organizational and housekeeping skills
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