Plater/Anodizer Apprenticeship

General Magnaplate, located in Linden, New Jersey, was founded over 65 years ago. We have a reputation as problem solvers, with customers in a wide range of industries from food processing and packaging to space exploration. We currently have an opening for an apprentice position here at our headquarters. Learn as you go at General Magnaplate, training under a senior plater/anodizer. This full-time position requires adherence to strict quality, safety and environmental standards.


The Plater/Anodizer apprentice will learn to perform the following tasks:

  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment
  • Immerse workpieces in cleaning, activating and coating solutions for specified times
  • Remove workpieces from solutions to observe objects to verify conformance to specifications
  • Inspect uncoated and coated workpieces for defects
  • Read, follow and interpret workflow documents and blueprints
  • Monitor critical components of the coating process to insure workpieces are processed according the workflow documents
  • Monitor and measure thickness of coating to verify conformance to specifications using micrometers, eddy current or other measuring devices
  • Fixture and rack workpieces to insure proper coating and do so without damaging the workpieces
  • Complete all workflow documents in a timely and detailed manor
  • Perform equipment, tank and solution maintenance as required
  • Adhere to all safety policies and regulations


This person must possess the following attributes:

  • Detail Oriented Able to be on their feet for 8 hours in both hot and cold conditions
  • Able to lift 40+ pounds
  • Work with and around chemicals
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and peers
  • Have good eyesight
  • Make decisions and solve problems
  • Work effectively under pressure
  • Have basic math skills
  • Be punctual
  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions


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U.S. Locations

General Magnaplate Corporation
Corporate Headquarters

1331 West Edgar Road
Linden, NJ 07036

General Magnaplate Texas
801 Avenue G East
Arlington, TX 76011

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