Plating Process Manager

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Plating Process Manager



SRG Global Inc. has an opening for a Plating Process Manager at our Portageville, MO facility.

Job Summary: We are seeking a strong individual with the right virtue and talent to join our team.  The Plating Process Manager will have overall responsibility of planning, organizing and coordinating plant plating activities. Demonstrated leadership in management capacity is required.


  • Develop and provide input on plating requirements needed to determine the total labor and gross margin for a customer’s order
  • Interface with other departments to ensure customer order deadlines are met
  • Create detailed schedule time lines to ensure customer shipment dates and equipment specifications are met
  • Develop a process plan including people, resources, equipment, and floor space for each customer order
  • Plan flow of materials through department
  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Develop and implement new and/or improved systems and procedures  
  • Drive 5S in the plating department and the plant to world class standards


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in automotive plating manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in and the ability to model and implement the following concepts: empowerment and teamwork; Lean manufacturing; kaizen; standardized work; problem solving; 5S; quality improvement tools; JIT production tools including: Value Stream Mapping, lead-time reduction, set-up time reduction and process flow improvement.
  • Knowledge of and ability to manage department budget costs
  • Knowledge of automotive manufacturing and of TS-16949


Company Overview:

SRG Global, a Guardian company, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value coatings on plastic for the automotive, commercial truck and consumer goods industries.  Our Portageville, MO location is one of twelve facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia.  We are a growing and dynamic company that is customer focused, fast paced and results driven.

About SRG Global Portageville:

  • Established in 1969
  • Brand new facility of approximately 360,000 square feet opening in 2018 to replace original plant
  • New facility will include a state-of-the-art Plater
  • 3 shift operation with injection molding, electroplating, paint and assembly
  • 400+ employees

Global Advantage:

  • Operational excellence
  • Global market cost competitiveness
  • Technology leadership
  • Fun & innovative workforce
  • Professional growth

Local attractions:

Just an hour south of Cape Girardeau, MO (college town) and an hour and a half north of Memphis, TN, Portageville is in the Missouri Bootheel near the Mighty Mississippi River.  Portageville is surrounded by a lot of history and state parks as well as conservation for hunting and fishing.  Southeast Missouri is also home to many of Missouri’s spring-fed streams and crystal-clear waters which is ideal for nature lovers.  The area provides hiking and river/lake activities as well as camping. 


What do we have to offer?


As a Guardian company, we are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:








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