• Corporate Chrome Plating Manager

    Job Locations US-MI-Allen Park
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/15/2018 12:50 PM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Advanced Product Development LLC (Allen Park)
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Corporate Chrome Plating Manager is responsible for creating, coordinating, implementing, and improving chrome plating/polishing system procedures. This will be done by providing direction and support to teams of staff responsible for the creation of corporate system procedures, with emphasis on corporate-wide standardization, continuous improvement in product quality, cost, and customer satisfaction. In addition, this position will be responsible for performing and coordinating follow up compliance audits at all Flex-N-Gate facilities.



      • Standardize all chrome plating/policy operating procedures company-wide.
      • Benchmarking all chemistry processes, useages, uptime, bars per hour, first-time quality metrics.
      • Responsible for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
      • Support the company in the creation and implementation of ISO/IATF compliant chrome plating/policy procedures.
      • Document all activities as required.
      • Provide support and maintain compliance with all company guidelines, customer requirements, and ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949:2016.
      • Develop and perform internal audits at all Flex-N-Gate facilities to ensure adherence to all corporate quality system procedures.
      • Perform additional assignments per manager’s direction.
      • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS Policy CEVPL.005





        • Bachelor’s Degree in quality engineering or related technology or equivalent.
        • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing facility that offered the opportunity to gain a well-rounded background in quality/business operating systems.
        • Knowledge of chrome plating/polishing production process, machines, tools, including design and uses.
        • Strong organizational skills.
        • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
        • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
        • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
        • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
        • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
        • Strong analytical ability
        • Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
        • Troubleshooting ability is required
        • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
        • Demonstrated good internal and external customer service skills
        • Good presentation skills
        • Ability to manage multiple projects.


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


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