Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Full Time

For over 50 years, Lacks Enterprises has been a world leader in the automotive decorative trim business. With over 20 facilities and 3000 employees in West Michigan our team continues to grow! We are seeking a motivated 2nd shift Plating Lab Technician to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for the following:

Summary: The basic function of the Lab Technician is to control the plating process by monitoring and analyzing the condition of the plating baths and maintaining the correct chemical concentrations.


  • Analyzes the condition of the baths on the plating line according to established procedures and frequencies

  • Maintains accurate records of test results on the appropriate statistical chart and reacts to any out of control conditions

  • Based on test results, notifies the process manager/supervisor of any unusual chemical additions to the plating baths

  • Notifies process manager of any changes which will occur on the line as a result of approved process parameter changes

  • Maintains the lab area and lab equipment in a clean, operational condition

  • Executes systems start-up and shutdown in accordance with prescribed procedures

  • Performs other tasks assigned by designated supervisor

Required/Preferred Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Physically capable of performing all duties and functions involved in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school education with general chemistry, algebra and data entry preferred

Lacks Enterprises offers a competitive wage structure and an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, FLEX spending, tuition reimbursement and much more. If you are looking to join a team based culture and thrive in an environment of trust, dedication and loyalty we would love to talk with you! Please visit the Career Page of our website ( and apply today!

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