Plater Trainee, 1st Shift in Santa Ana, CA at Brasstech

Date Posted: 12/13/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

A Plater Trainee is an entry level position given the opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience required to be promoted to a Plater I. This role will learn to perform the surface finishing processes for one or more of the following plating procedures: soap line, chemical stripping, and/or oxidation.


  • Learn to apply electroplated finishes or oxide to plumbing and accessory components.
  • Learn to immerse plumbing and accessory components in cleaning or coating solutions for specified times. (oxides)
  • Learn to apply electroplated coatings (copper, nickel, chrome etc.) plumbing and accessory components using standard electroplating technology. (Per Sop’s)
  • Report any unusual plating rejects/issues to the Plating Trainer or Production Supervisor when they occur.
  • Learn to read rectifier control box meters.
  • Learn to maneuver and operate a manual hoist safely.
  • Learn the organization safety and environmental rules and requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Educations and/or Experience

  • No prior plating experience necessary – training will be provided.
  • Experience handling or working around industrial chemicals is a plus.


  • Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to follow instructions and process
  • Ability to learn new processes and adhere to standard operating procedures

Language Skills

  • Willingness to learn English (reading, writing, verbal) for advancement opportunity

Mathematical Skills

  • Basic math skills (add, subtract)

Other Skills

  • Must be able to work all shifts, including weekends and holiday hours.
  • Ability to legally work without sponsorship for employment visa status.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will have occasional bending, climbing, and twisting. There will be occasional usage of his/her hands to grasp and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires frequent squatting, power grasping, pushing and pulling and reaching with hands and arms. The position requires constant walking and standing. Additionally, this position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Required to wear PPE (ie. Face, foot, eye, hand, and/or hearing protection on plant floor).


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a manufacturing warehouse environment. The ambient conditions are moderate, and the noise level in the work environment is moderate.  Working in manufacturing environment which includes, dust, fumes, cold, and heat, humidity from plating and chemical solutions.


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasstech (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Brasstech is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.