HD Coating Operator I - Huntsville

Huntsville, AL, US, 35824

Now Hiring – Coating Operator – Huntsville, AL


Starting Pay: $22.28

Shift differential - .50/hr for day shift and $2.50/hr for night shift 




At BASF ECMS, you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. Our benefits include some additional perks below for starters…

  • Retirement Benefits with company contributions 
  • Competitive Medical and Dental Plan Options
  • Disability and Life Insurance Programs
  • Wellness Programs
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement
  • Mentoring & Development Programs
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet insurance


As a Coating Operator you will…

  • Perform tasks on various coating machines.
  • Assure coating slurry and raw substrates meet required specifications, starts equipment to transfer slurry to the coater machine.
  • Set scale limits and pump operation pressure to assure proper slurry supply to coating machine.
  • Enter production information into computer for lot packages, downtime sheets and SAP.
  • Follow work instructions, and specification sheets, sets and controls coating machines to regulate speed of coating, flow of chemical slurries, and temperature of drying ovens to maintain specified customer quality requirements.
  • Utilize work instructions to guide and troubleshoot coater systems and make appropriate adjustments to assure proper coater operation.
  • Clean and maintains coating machines and associated feed tanks, plumbing and pumps.
  • Properly completes administrative entries associated with coater operations such as Process Lot Tickets, standard process control charts and other operations forms.
  • Load substrates onto a line or packs substrates into boxes.
  • Utilize a forklift to maneuver parts/materials in the area.
  • Screen parts for quality issues.
  • Trouble shooting skills within their assigned process.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multi-task assignments
  • Be willing to work with minimal supervision and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations while performing tasks which may require multiple steps



  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Manufacturing and or production work related experience
  • Experience operating machines 


About BASF Environmental Catalysts and Metal Solutions


Leveraging its deep expertise as the global leader in catalysis and precious metals, BASF Environmental Catalysts and Metal Solutions (ECMS) serves customers in many industries including automotive, aerospace, indoor air quality, semiconductors, and hydrogen economy, and provides full loop services with its precious metals trading and recycling offering. With a focus on circular solutions and sustainability, ECMS is committed to helping our customers create a cleaner, more sustainable world.  Protecting our elements of life is our purpose and this inspires us to ever-new solutions. 


ECMS operates globally in 15 countries with approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.


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The competitive Pay Range for this role is $22.28/hourly. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factor permitted by law.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.




Nearest Major Market: Huntsville