Crane Aerospace & Electronics Operator/ Plating Technician- Electronics in West Caldwell, New Jersey

Operator/ Plating Technician- Electronics

Location NJ, West Caldwell

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

The Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics designs and manufactures high-density, high-reliability electronics for several industrial and commercial customers.

Our product line includes power management products and sophisticated electronic radio frequency components and subsystems. As a total solution enterprise, we offer our customers electronic manufacturing services, engineering support services, product development, and production service sets. Our products are found in the most complex applications.

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean Manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Technician II


The following responsibilities are typical of what this position may be required to perform, however they are not all inclusive.

  • Read manufacturing and engineering instructions for plating and preparing materials in racks for plating.

  • Maintain plating line to ensure proper plating results.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems.

  • Maintain equipment according to manufacturing and engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronics, using hand and power tools.

  • Adjust and replace defective or improperly functioning equipment, using hand tools.

  • Test plated material for conformance to specified plating thicknesses.

  • Record data on testing results to assist engineers.

  • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.

  • Maintain system logs and manuals to document testing and operation of equipment.

  • Provide user applications and engineering support and recommendations for new and existing equipment with regard to installation, upgrade and enhancement.

  • Performs other duties as required by business needs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of related experience required.

  • Knowledge of practical application of plating processes. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the production of various goods.

  • Knowledge of plating chemistry.

Special work Conditions

  • Applicants selected could be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Eligibility requirements include U.S. nationals and permanent residents.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.