Plating III - Sr Level

Company Name:  Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022


Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners.  Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product.  We provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services.  Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team, means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future.  For our Employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.


We are looking to hire for the position of Plating III for our Benton Harbor, MI facility.  



  • Perform all necessary tasks associated with electroplating operations including but not limited to the following: scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of plating solution, tanks, pumps, filters and other equipment associated with the process.  
  • Performance of work is under minimal supervision.
  • Provide guidance where needed to less experienced Platers
  • Analyze basic components of the plating bath using Titration, Kocour Hull Cell
  • Calculate additions needed to maintain balanced Plating solutions
  • Treat wastewater for disposal.
  • Preparation of parts:  hand finishing, masking and installation of hangers and contacts.
  • Pre-treatment of parts:  removal of grease, oil, and residues utilizing chemical or cleaning solutions.  
  • Plating of parts:  operating overhead crane to submerge part into plating tank.
  • Unmask parts after removal from plating tank.
  • Other work may be assigned at Management’s discretion.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft office applications Excel and Word
  • Must have a basic understanding of plating chemicals
  • Must have basic knowledge of  DC Electrical Circuits
  • Crane/Forklift – In house training provided to obtain certification
  • Must obtain a Michigan wastewater certification within 6 months of start date
  • Driver’s license
  • Ability to use hand tools, power tools, safety boots, hard hats, safety glasses, gloves, fall protection, face shield, respirator, chemical retardant uniform


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment.  If you want to learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit our website!


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.


Nearest Major Market: Niles
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend