KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.)

We are hiring Polishers to join our team at KEI!

July 28th, 2017

Kuntz Electroplating is currently seeking Polishers to work our afternoon (2:55 p.m. – 10:55 p.m.) shift and our night shift (10:55 p.m. – 6:55 a.m.) shift.


Reporting to our Polishing Supervisor, we are currently hiring for both Evening and Night Shifts. The Evening Shift; 5 evenings per week, Monday to Friday 2:55 pm to 10:55 pm. The Night Shift; 5 nights per week, Sunday to Thursday 10:55 p.m. to 6:55 a.m.


Must follow safe work practices, know and comply with all regulations, report an injury or illness immediately, report unsafe acts and/or conditions.

Polish all necessary surfaces in conformance with documented SWP for each area; remove all possible defects with use of an electric or air buffer/grinder, hand jack, oscillator, stroke sander, robot cell or rotary.

Operates view panels/process computers as applicable to each area

Inspect all parts for defects before and after polishing.

Remove all old tags on incoming skids where required.

Identify parts they have polished according to department requirements.

Responsible for the proper use of tools in all aspects of the operation to accomplish goals as it applies to posted criteria on a per customer basis.

Ensure proper storage of all used material. Cleans the work area; performs 6S.

Adheres to the documented work procedures set out for the activities being performed.

Communicates any problems, materials required, safety or quality concerns to the Supervisor in a timely manner.

Must be prepared to perform other duties in other areas as so instructed by the Supervisor or Manager.

Robot/ Rotary Cell

Visual inspection prior to start-up to ensure safety and then completes safety checklist.

Loads parts into fixtures/drawers and cleans dried compound from the platter drawer; monitors process.

Checks compound pump and guns for visible damage; checks to ensure correct amount of compound is present.

Tightens buffs to shafts of polishing heads as required.

Angles buffs to provide the correct polishing finish; changes worn out buffs

Cranking polishing heads in or out to polish desired surface

Uses adjustment motor to raise the polishing head up/down to ensure proper pressure on surface being polished


Grade 12 or equivalent education preferred.

Knowledge of quality standards an asset.

Basic computer skills.

Must work effectively in a team environment.

Strives for continuous improvement.

Good organizational skills.

Must be observant and have an eye for detail.

Good communication skills.


Continuous physical exertion.

High level of attention monitoring processes and quality.

Must be able to perform the duties described in the Physical Demands Analysis and the Job Hazard Analysis.

Ability to lift up to 23 kgs.

High humidity in summer months.

Noise level above government standards.

Subject to high concentration of aluminum dust.

A family owned and operated business for 70 years (2018), Kuntz Electroplating has provided premium plated products to the automotive and motorcycle industries. Highly respected in our community, KEI is an environmentally conscious company. We offer both an excellent compensation package and benefits plan.

If you are looking for a fast paced, challenging position at a community minded, family oriented company with a collegial work environment, please forward your resume to:

Donna Diebel, Human Resources, Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI), 851 Wilson Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2C 1J1 or by Fax (519) 893-3923 or by email


Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI) is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outline in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. KEI will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stage of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.

Job Type: Full-time