Careers

LP+P has built a strong team through continuous employee engagement and training.

As one of the largest employers in the area, we have over 350 team members.

Offering career opportunities with advancement in the automotive field, we are actively seeking career minded individuals looking to be part of a growing successful business with unlimited potential.

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Lapeer Plating & Plastics, Inc., an industry leader in the manufacture of highly decorative second surface acrylics and decorative chrome plating on functional plastic components, is a seeking highly motivated, team players, possessing a continuous improvement mindset, to join our team.

 LP&P is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the area’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people.

It’s what makes LP&P a great place to work and grow.

LP&P is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Why Work for LP+P

Our products promote pride and visibility

Very few jobs at competing facilities allow team members the ability to walk up to a vehicle and point at a particular component and say “I helped make that” At LP+P the vast majority of our parts are highly visible and can be seen on a daily basis. For me that’s a point of pride, knowing that everyday people across the globe are seeing parts we manufacture on a daily basis.

Big enough to get the job done, but small enough to care

LP+P is a mid-size company, we are small enough to where you still know everyone by name. We all have a sense of family and comradery, most of us look forward to coming to work each day.

LP+P is a great place to foster lifelong friendships.

Definite potential for advancement

LP+P consistently promotes from within, from available floor personal and allows team members to work their way up. A good majority of our team member in mid to upper level positions started out as entry level operators and have climbed the corporate ladder to successful careers.

Employee Morale Programs

  • CEO Award Program – Management chooses one team member each quarter for Outstanding Achievement – 500 dollar reward
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • 401 K Program
  • KPI Driven Bonus Program – Hourly Team members can receive profit bonuses based on performance
  • See It Say It Fix It Program – suggestions on safety and performance submitted by team members – If your idea is chosen you get a 25 Dollar Gift card
  • In House Training programs – Team members can learn skills in house such as Hi-Lo operation, Overhead Crane, Hazwoper, Aerial Lift

Open Positions

 

Rack Maintenance – Plating Department

The Rack Maintenance Technician is a vital member of the Plating Department.

Ensuring the Plating racks are repaired and maintained in a timely manner.

  • Repair damage to plating racks and related equipment
  • Inspect all racks for damage to the rack and protective coating
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance to racks and related systems
  • Sand and clean bar contacts to ensure a good electrical connection
  • Move and relocate racks in and out of the facility utilizing a hi-lo
  • Install and replace shaders, connectors and other equipment on damaged racks
  • Document and report and issues or outsourced repairs to the Department Supervisor.

 

Bar Puller – Plating Department

The Bar Puller is a vital member of the Plating Department. Pulling bars out of the Plater and ensuring a proper flow of chrome plaited parts to the unload area of the department.

  • Deliver the bar to the correct unload cell
  • Ensure bars are properly seated into the Plating System
  • Correctly operate and enter data into the plating computer software
  • Record bar information into computer system
  • Communicate with the unload floor lead to meet production requirements with the correct bars
  • Ensure unloaded bars are delivered in a timely manner to the unload area or into the strip tanks
  • Fill out and assign downtime tags to finished bars as directed by Plating Line Supervisor

 

Filter Technician – Plating Department

The Filter Technician is instrumental in the smooth operation of LP+P’s Plating Line. The main function of this position is to inspect, maintain, and replace filters on all plating equipment to maintain efficiency and the mechanical integrity of the chrome plating line.

  • Replace filters as needed
  • Dispose of filters in accordance with OSHA regulations
  • Empty and clean spent chemical containers
  • Labeling and documenting spent filters and containers per regulations
  • Must be self-motivated, work well unsupervised and be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Previous experience in plumbing or working with chemicals is a plus

 

1st 2nd 3rd Shift Manufacturing Production

Entry Level Production Positions, On all Shifts for All Departments.

The production worker position performs all tasks involved in the production of the company’s products. This includes injection molded plastics, and chrome plated or painted plastics.

The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible

  • Inspection of parts
  • Following written work instructions
  • Counting and recording products boxed or scraped
  • Clipping, trimming, or sanding parts and placing them into boxes or containers.
  • Inspection of parts prior to racking on multiple plating racks
  • Removing plated components of plating racks
  • Clipping of trimming excess material before inspection and placement into packaging.
  • Inspection and assembly of parts
  • Running parts through simple machines
  • Applying lenses, clips or adhesive backings
  • Inspection and identification of any chrome or paint defects

 

Plating Lab Technicians and Line Watchers

Plating Lab Techs work in a laboratory setting, performing test of chemicals analyzing and problems solving issues on the Plating line. Lab techs also work on the line with general clean up, Tank Maintenance start up and shut down of the Plating line.

Line watchers perform hourly chemical checks and watch for all maintenance issues on the Plating Line. They also work on the line with general clean up, Tank Maintenance start up and shut down of the Plating line

Previous Experience in Laboratory Setting, Use of Industrial Chemicals, or Electroplating experience preferred.

  • Previous Training in HAZWOPER, RCRA, DOT 126 and Confined Space Also Preferred
  • Pre-plate and process tank analysis as indicated by frequency as described in the Lab work instructions.
  • Hull Cell panels (Strike, Bright Acid Coppers and Nickel Baths).
  • Change out drums as needed
  • Make up of brighteners to specified tanks
  • Group leader during tank maintenance
  • Electro less copper analysis
  • Equipment maintenance and/or repairs
  • Housekeeping and 6S as required
  • Other duties as assigned by management

APPLICATION FOR AT – WILL EMPLOYMENT

Lapeer Plating + Plastics is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Complete all fields. Incomplete information could disqualify you from further consideration.

Are you eligible to work in the U.S?

Are you at least 18 years or older? (If no, you may be required to provide authorization to work.)

Have you ever been terminated from employment or asked to resign by an employer?

Can you work any shift?

Can you work overtime, including weekends?

Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, with or without a reasonable accommodation?

Do you know anyone who works for our company?

Do you have US Military Experience?

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