Careers

MAKE THE RIGHT SHIFT

Join a team that values what you do! Bales is a family-owned company that’s been in business for more than 40 years. We offer our employees:

Competitive Pay

Competitive Pay

Overtime Pay

Overtime Pay

First-Shift Roles

First-Shift Roles

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Polishing Technician – Mold Polisher

The Polishing Technician is responsible for applying SPI® mold finishes according to customer requirements. The candidate must be able to accurately follow written procedures and must know how to properly inspect raw and finished products using a variety of inspection methods and equipment. Experience using stones, compounds and assorted polishing equipment to apply a specified finish to a molding area.

  • Prepare and inspect parts before and after diamond polishing
  • Ability to work accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong eye for detail

 

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Electroless Nickel Plating Technician

The Electroless Nickel Plating Technician is responsible for operating all aspects of an electroless nickel plating line. The candidate must be able to accurately follow written procedures and be able to inspect raw and finished product using a variety of inspection methods and equipment. Experience moving parts down a plating line according to procedure is preferred.

  • Assist in maintaining plating tanks
  • Ability to work safely and accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong mathematics Skills

 

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Chrome Plating Technician

The Chrome Plating Technician operates and is responsible for all aspects of a chrome plating line. The candidate must be able to accurately follow written procedures and inspect raw and finished product using a variety of inspection methods and equipment.

  • Proven high-level knowledge of anode construction
  • Plating/Metal finishing experience
  • Strong mathematics skills
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WE'RE ALWAYS HIRING FOR THESE SPECIALTY ROLES

We have a strong reputation in providing the best industrial mold coatings and polished finishes and are known for the art of fabricating precision anodes. We deliver maximum coverage, no matter how intricate the application. The secret? Our highly-skilled team. Bales is always looking for skilled workers with at least 5-10 years of experience in the chrome plating and mold polishing fields.

Chrome Plater

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An experienced chrome plater has the ability to use tank anodes and make custom conforming anodes. They must use pliers, cutters and other provided tools to make frames and bend wires around a variety of parts for even plating. Knowledge of how to apply masking materials when specified, and the ability to troubleshoot the process and make changes when needed is preferred. Molding or manufacturing experience is a plus, as well as the knowledge of molding areas and critical areas to determine where the plating can fade.

Mold Polisher

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A candidate for this role is an experienced industrial polisher, preferably with experience polishing molding areas. The ability to use a variety of polishing supplies such as stones, buffs, and compounds, to achieve the specified finish is required. This person has an eye for detail to keep edges sharp, not remove too much stock material, or otherwise change dimensions of customer parts. Experience reading blueprints, as well as a knowledge of molding terminology and critical areas, is recommended.

AT BALES, WE’RE FAMILY

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BENEFITS AND PERKS

401K

401K

Healthy PTO

Healthy PTO

Paid Holidays

Paid Holidays

Competitive & Overtime Pay

Competitive & Overtime Pay

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Employee Appreciation Week

Employee Appreciation Week

Medical & Dental Coverage

Medical & Dental Coverage

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