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Title: Coating Machine Operator

Location: Pell City

The Coating Machine Operator will operate equipment and complete processes according to Standards including: Coating, De-gassing, Nitriding (Gas and Plasma), Cleaning, Blasting and Stripping equipment.  Support all Vessel Operations in the center.  Complete training and follow all Safety Training requirements including PPE, Hazardous Materials, etc.


  • Loading and unloading the Cleaning Line
  • Fixturing tools for PVD batches
  • Loading and unloading the vessels
  • Prepare the Loads / Batches on appropriate carousels
  • Perform Batch Exchanges
  • De-fixture Loads and prepare carousels for future loads
  • Clean, and store used fixtures correctly
  • Perform fixture maintenance in accordance to standards
  • Read and fill in task log as needed Fill out Vessel VMR’s correctly
  • Record and store batch photos for ALL Loads   
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Your Profile

  • Team spirit
  • Good Technical Knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Successfully complete relevant training modules as defined by BHQ
  • Follow the Standards at all times, with NO deviations allowed for any reason!

We offer

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • & More

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 11 100 employees at 182 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.6 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team! We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K).

Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Oerlikon Balzers to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon Balzers is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions. If you require an accommodation during the application process or for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity please contact Human Resources.