Electro Plating

Rock Hill , SC
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Project Process Manager

Electro Plating
Rock Hill, SC Full-time
Posted on July 22, 2018

Project Process Manager for Electro Plating Penn United Technologies, just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. is a leader in our precision-driven industry, providing the highest quality manufacturing solutions. The ideal candidate will have a proven history of work, related to managing plating projects as well as managing the support functions ranging from planning, supplier relations, customer relations. This person will serve as a liaison between manufacturing, sales and the customer. Penn United is a 600 plus employee-owned precision manufacturer located in Butler, PA. 


  • Manage assigned project activities, coordinate activities with sales, operations, engineering/prototype, manufacturing, and quality.

  • Perform contract review duties for the assigned customer.

  • Manage, with the APQP coordinator, advanced quality planning activities.

  • Responsible for precious metals accountability and usage calculations

  • Conduct supplier research and communication for problem solving

  • Drive focus of the team on accomplishing goals.

  • Create estimation models and resulting cost/budget for project.

  • Focus on lean manufacturing throughout entire project.

  • Regularly review job estimated costs vs. actual costs, working with all leadership members in the group.

  • Manage customer service inquires, responding to all in a timely manner.

  • Manage and direct customer service functions, including customer inquiries and complaints.

  • Work with the production & manufacturing managers to ensure commitments to the customer are met.

  • Generate and assist in implementing innovative ideas, approaches and solutions.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience with plating-related activities strongly preferred.

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in mechanical / process engineering /business management, or related equivalent experience.

  • Ability to integrate knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials, company capabilities and customer needs.

  • Ability to lead and manage people, schedules and multiple projects.

  • Appropriate knowledge stamping or plating, project management and supply chain.

  • Solid understanding and experienced application of Lean Manufacturing concepts.

  • Ability to quickly learn and use required computer software effectively.

  • Excellent organizational skills, self- motivated, able to effectively manage multiple tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to relate to colleagues.     Committed to team development, and product and service excellence.

  • Work hours are primarily daylight, but may need to support other shifts on occasion.

Benefits and Compensation:  We offer an excellent wage & compensation package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx  

  • 401k with match

  • Employee Stock Ownership program

  • Vacation, personal day, and paid holidays

  • Company wide bonus program

  • Life insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement  & more.