Plater in Weirton, WV at Neo Industries (Weirton), Inc.

Date Posted: 9/19/2023

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  • Location:
    Weirton, WV
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Job Description

Job Overview:


This position requires a self-directed individual.  The individual must be both production and quality minded at all times.  This job also requires a considerable amount of mechanical aptitude.  This position is responsible for the texturing, plating, and shipping customer products in a proper and timely manner as specified by guidelines set by NEO management.

Essential Functions:


  • Help schedule along with Crew Leader and Plant Supervisor, EDT, plating, shipping, and receiving of rolls based on customer needs.

  • Maintain plating tanks, which includes but is not limited to checking cells for box size and square ness, cleaning copper, inspecting anodes, and checking solution temperature.

  • Maintain good housekeeping standards

  • Uses safe working practices during the loading and unloading of trucks, cleaning station, EDT machine, and plating tanks.

  • Installs proper fitting collars, bussing work, and shackles as needed

  • Cleans and protects all areas of rolls that do not need plated

  • Replaces worn or damaged equipment and notifies Plant Supervisor for disposition.

  • Cleans and washes rolls prior to and following the chroming process.

  • Performs daily clean-up duties according to clean up and inspection procedures.

  • Cleans and identifies roll for customers by painting roll ends to customer specifications

  • Cleans rolls using proper pre-cleaning and post-cleaning procedures, keeps area free of debris, wipes controls clean, and maintains good housekeeping at all times.

  • Textures rolls using developed texturing techniques developed to achieve specific RA and Peak range requirements for the size of the roll being textured.

  • Observes and recognizes machine faults and mechanical problems with the equipment. Recognizes problems with prescribed programs and makes appropriate adjustments as needed.

  • Responsible for all aspects of plating process, which includes but is not limited to the following…

  • Assign Quality Record to rolls upon arrival
  • Check roll surface as required by customers both before and after plate
  • Inspect rolls for defects, notify customer when necessary
  • Plating of rolls, both manually and computer controlled
  • Preparing rolls for shipment, as required by customer
  • Final inspection and approval of work.
  • Logging rolls into computer system
  • Completing shipping papers for all work rolls processed.

Physical and Environmental Demands:


This job is performed in a well-lighted, well-vented modern production plant.  This job is performed in a varying environment requiring physical and mental alertness.  Job requires infrequent but occasional exposure to chromium, copper, caustics, oily surfaces, and slipping hazards.  Also, job requires constant standing and frequent lifting (34%=66% of the day).  Job may require over 78 carries per shift with occasional overhead lifts of 25lbs.  Tool operations require 50lbs of grip strength and 15lbs of lateral pretension.  Also requires frequent reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing, and handling.  Requires a good manual and finger dexterity with good eye & hand coordination.

Job Qualifications:


Must be capable of performing job with limited supervision.  This job requires a self-starter with an education equivalent of no less than the completion of 12th grade.  Must be capable of understanding basic electrical principles and be able to communicate them to maintenance and supervision.  Job requires use of basic computer skills.

This description is not intended to describe all the functions required in performing this job. 


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