Anodizing Line Operator
1st & 2nd Shift Openings
Aluminum anodization is an electrochemical process that enhances
the strength, durability, and appearance of aluminum. When aluminum
is oxidized, super-strong oxide (anodic) layers "grow" on the
surface of the metal. These new layers are highly resistant to wear
and receptive to dyes, paints, and adhesives.
This production floor position is responsible for efficient
operation of a single anodizing line. Monitors all steps in our
proprietary anodizing process including the conveyor belt system,
racks, chemicals/dyes, and resulting product consistency and
Exemplary attendance is required
Continuously monitor each step of the anodizing process for
quality of parts.
Responsible for start-up of machine; adjust speed as necessary
dependent upon tolerance of the parts and the number of workers on
Communicate with the other operators on the line as to operating
conditions, dye mixture, special problems, etc., that occurred
during the shift.
Responsible for monitoring tanks and assuring line is
operational prior to the start of the shift. Check with process
manager daily as to extra duties for the next day's shift.
Obtain color boards and job cards as needed; obtain bath
analysis from the lab and make any necessary adjustments.
Inform racking crew what part is to be run and make sure the
proper racks are in place.
Remain on the catwalk throughout the shift to monitor the belt,
racks, parts, baths, etc., and to add chemicals, dyes, and seal as
Maintain a clean line, free of clutter. Store equipment
Make necessary repairs on the belt.
Maintain, properly store, and wear appropriate safety equipment
(including a respirator).
Properly complete required paperwork.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to differentiate between colors
Some knowledge of chemical process helpful
Good Maintenance skills
Manufacturing background a plus
Good mechanical skills helpful in troubleshooting & repair of
Experience working with chemicals and dyes
Experience w/ calipers & micrometers is a plus
Ability to work overtime as needed, sometimes on short
Base Pay: $17.00-$22.00 ($.75 shift differential if 2nd