Barnes Group
Surface Prep Technician
At a glance
Location: US-MI-Lansing Map
Posted: 04/23/2021
Closing: 05/22/2021
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Barnes Group
Job description

Core Responsibilities:

  • Calculate etch rate of acid etch baths using overhead cranes, test coupons, weight scale, and micrometer to determine the etchant effectiveness and etch times.
  • Verifying and maintaining the PH levels of the process effluents using the PH monitoring system, chemicals as specified and checklist to ensure air and liquid wastes meet city, federal, OSHA, and 150 14001 requirements.
  • Process product through various alkaline and acid baths using overhead cranes, product racking systems, and various chemicals to remove contaminates and apply coatings as required per customer and industry specifications, and to prevent damage to the product or equipment.
  • Add water/chemicals to process solutions or dilute solutions as directed to maintain solutions within specification limits using necessary PPE, chemical storage and transportation equipment and pumps
  • Transport and store chemicals in authorized locations using chemical transportation equipment to prevent accidental spills and potential chemical reactions and maintain compliance to local, federal and industry requirements.
  • Records required quality records in relation to the process controls to provide objective evidence of product processing and system controls, ensuring local, federal and industry requirements have been met.
    • Learn and adhere to required safety standards and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum three (3) years of a strong manufacturing background.
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Locate, read and understand process procedures and instructions.
  • Knowledge and use of necessary PPE and safe handling procedures when dealing with corrosive chemicals.
  • Understand and utilize MSDS sheets.
  • Knowledge and ability to use key measuring and product handling equipment.
  • Ability to use PPE – respirator, face shield, chemical resistant suit or apron, chemical resistant gloves, personnel wash stations, weight scale, micrometer, temperature monitoring devices, cranes, chemical transfer pumps, product racking, barrel dolly, forklift.
  • Basic computer program understanding.
  • Interact and communicate in a professional and effective manner with all level employees.
  • Schedule and organize time and tasks effectively
  • Ability to work in a challenging and schedule driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma required.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Surface Prep Technician