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Job Description


Alliance Finishing & Manufacturing is Ventura County's leader in providing electroplating and engineering services that help military, aerospace and commercial component manufacturers all over the world measurably improve equipment strength, reduce corrosion, and improve product aesthetics. We are a small company of about 30 employees and have been in business for over 25 years. We recently began plating production parts using our patented plating on plastic “GreenPOP” technology.


We are looking to hire a Plating Quality Control Inspector / Supervisor who will be responsible for performing production inspections throughout the production process to produce final metal coated products that meet or exceed customer requirements. Candidate must have experience working in a ISO environment and be familiar with all aspects of Nadcap inspection criteria, quality tools, certifications and best practices. Candidate will interpret specifications and blueprints in order to create procedures based on this data. This position requires experience maintaining gauge calibration and other measuring instruments. This will be a high profile position reporting directly to the President of Alliance Finishing & Manufacturing.

Personality-wise, this role requires someone who is hands-on as much of this job will be spent out in the plant and interfacing with operators and other plant personnel. A successful candidate will be a versatile, independent, and pragmatic thinker who is able to adapt to quickly changing priorities.


  • Perform visual inspection, use X-ray fluorescence machines (XRF machines) and measure products with calipers, gauges, or micrometers as required during incoming inspection, in-process and final inspections to verify surface finish conformance to Nadcap standards and customer specification requirements.

  • Use manufacturing software, spreadsheets and word processing software as necessary to collect and provide data for inspections and complete Nadcap shop travellers fully and accurately.

  • Analyze data in order to decide whether to re-work parts if necessary as well as document re-work steps to effect proper plated part outcome.

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Compute rate, ratio, and percent. Draw and interpret bar graphs as required.

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

  • Work with minimal supervision and perform roving in-process in inspections on manufacturing floor.

  • Work in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment.

  • Comply with all EHS rules and regulations and supervisory instructions.

  • Report all incidents including injuries, spills, fires, property damage, and near misses to supervisor.

  • Follow inspection instructions and write detailed inspection reports as necessary

  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the company.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrochemical, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science or have sufficient work experience in lieu of degree.

  • Minimum 4 years of Quality Assurance experience in manufacturing, preferably in a metal finishing environment. Familiar with ISO/AS Quality systems, NADCAP shop travellers and various aerospace and commercial aircraft quality/process control systems.

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Candidate must have experience setting up and sustaining electrochemistry processes, and various metrology methods associated with the control and monitor of such processes.

  • Hands-on experience with process, chemistry, and chemical development.

  • Ability to autonomously drive and prioritize multiple projects with limited direction.

  • Proven track-record of developing and deploying creative and practical process solutions for high-volume manufacturing.

  • Willingness to take responsibility and ownership to aggressively focus on problems either individually or part of a larger team.

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.

  • Capability to adapt to the company's changing needs and priorities and be a self-motivated team player.



  • Competitive Salary (hourly)

  • Vacation Pay

  • Sick Pay (3 days)

  • Holiday Pay

  • Medical/Dental Benefits

  • 401k Plan


If interested, please contact us with your:

Resume or List of work history


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER -- Alliance Finishing & Manufacturing does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status or disability status in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices.

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