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  • Our client is a growing small job shop, has an excellent opportunity for an Operations Manager / Shop Supervisor. Located in Philadelphia, our client is providing Nadcap certified anodizing, chemical conversion coating, electroplating, and passivation solutions for the Aerospace, Defense, and commercial industries. We seek a hands-on operational leader with broad experience in the metal plating and coating industry who strives for continuous improvement in all aspects of operations. Reporting to the General Manager this individual will participate in strategic decisions aimed at delivering products and services that meet or exceed customer requirements. The successful candidate will have full day-to-day operational responsibility including:


  • Supervising
  • Establishing priorities and assigning resources accordingly to achieve daily deliveries
  • Developing quotes to customer requirements
  • Promoting the capabilities of the company to prospective customers
  • Monitoring and directing plating processes
  • Frontline quality control
  • Safety
  • Comfortable being a “hands on” GM
  • Experienced with the following:
  • Electro plating and finishing
  • Chemical Processing
  • Anodizing


  • Educational/Other Requirements: a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in this industry. Must currently be a US Citizen. Chemistry background in a plating/coating environment preferred.
  • Experience and Skill Requirements: Minimum ten years of proven experience with positive results from leading a work area specializing in coating and plating with proven leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Other Abilities Energetic; independent; resourceful; decision maker. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Competent in Excel and Word applications. Knowledge of Visual Shop software a plus.


  • $60,000 to $80,000 a year
  • Benefits Package 
  • Room to grow within company

    • Location: Anywhere
    • Date posted: