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Posted on: January 20, 2020 • Category: Manufacturing

Chem Film Operator

Applied Engineering, Inc.

Apply By: February 05, 2020
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: High School

Julie Oien
Phone 1: 605-665-4425
Fax: 605-665-1479
Applied Engineering, Inc.
2008 E Hwy 50
Yankton, Yankton, SD 57078
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  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess basic computer skills
  • Reading, writing, problem solving, and mechanical skills with hand/eye coordination
  • The ability to teach and train others as needed
  • Individual must be able to work with little to no supervision after initial training period, showing a high degree of initiative,  self-motivation, and excellent work ethic.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this Position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will work in a manufacturing environment. The employee works near moving mechanical parts and in precarious places. This position is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; the employee is required reach with hands and arms and may occasionally sit. This position requires the ability to regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. 


Summary/Objective:  The Chem-film level I and II positions are part of the finishing team and will assist with chem-filming of customer product. This individual will apply conversion coats on various components and must have the ability to follow work instructions, understand basic prints, and use the automated monitoring system. Level I operators will also have the additional responsibility of preforming and documenting weekly titrations and unscheduled maintaince.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times, this includes helping with 6s activities on occasion.
  • Must have a high level of detail, able to visually identify nonconforming conditions and be able to document these instances.
  • Efficiently perform chem-film operations per work instructions and NADCAP requirements on all customer products.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other team members and communicates effectively across different work centers, shifts, and skill levels.
  • Assists in meeting aggressive work center and company goals by recommending and executing continuous improvement and performing direction given by the area lead and finishing personnel.
  • Accepts change and engages in process improvements by suggesting and implementing ideas in collaboration with the area lead and finishing personnel.
  • Assists in keeping on time delivery by using the automated scheduling system in place and by taking priority direction from area leads.
  • Expected to maintain a strong work ethic, attendance record, and quality of work on a continuous basis.
  • Must be able to understand and follow all processes and procedures of the company and/or finishing area.
  • Perform titrations verifying tanks are in parameters. (Level 1 only)
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Information:

For more information on the position or to receive an electronic application, e-mail Julie Oien at

Applied offers competitive wages and benefits including: Flexible Hours, Holiday Pay, Medical, Dental, Sick Leave, Vacation, STD, LTD, Vision, 401(k) with match

Applications are being taken at the following locations: Applied Engineering, Inc, 2008 East Hwy 50, Yankton, SD 57078

Post-offer drug screen and background checks are required

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