Careers & Job Opportunities With Valley City Plating

We are a 120+ year old Grand Rapids Michigan Company that provides high quality metal finishes to the Heavy Truck, Furniture, Lighting, Motorcycle and Gaming Industries.

OUR CORE VALUES: Flexible, Kind, Helpful, Honest, Adventurous, Optimistic and Committed

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Available Positions

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  • Metal Polisher
  • Plater/Hoist Operator
  • Inspector / Packer
  • Skilled Maintenance (Mechanical, Electrical and/or Plumbing)

Benefits

Base pay starts at $15.00 plus bonus and full benefits; Polishers are on piece rate and average over $27.50 per hour with no pay ceiling – full benefits included

We have not included all benefits/opportunities at Valley City Plating, but we want to give you a better understanding of our organization.

We pride ourselves on being the most Accommodating, Reasonable and Generous Employer our Associates have ever worked for.

If you are a dedicated hard working person that shares our core values we hope you consider Valley City Plating.

January – August 2021 no Full Time Associate has made less than $20.00 per hour.

  • Health Insurance
    Weekly cost to Associate below as of 6/1/20 - benefit available after 60 days

    Single -- $26.15
    Double -- $62.77
    Family -- $78.46
  • Vision
    Weekly cost to Associate below as of 6/1/20 - benefit available after 60 days

    Single -- $0.28
    Double -- $0.53
    Family -- $0.78
  • Dental
    Weekly cost to Associate below as of 6/1/20 - benefit available after 60 days

    Single -- $3.50
    Double -- $6.60
    Family -- $12.58
  • Long-Term Disability
    (No cost to Associate) available after 60 days
  • 401k Matching
    (100% match up to 3% and max match up to 4%) Available immediately

    Our Plan has more company contributed money in it than Associate money (very rare)
  • Zero Associates laid off in over 40+ years
    Despite many down turns in the economy
  • Holiday Pay
    (9) Nine days
  • Paid Time Off
    90 days to 1 year: 40 hours
    1 year to 3 years: 52 hours
    3 years to 5 years: 72 hours
    5 years to 10 years: 92 hours
    10 years to 15 years:112 hours
    15 years to 20 years: 132 hours
    20 years and over: 160 hours
  • Safety Rewards Lunch
  • "Best Ideas" Bonus
  • Service Year & Retirement Awards
    3 years and every 5 years after & retirement

    Multiple Associates with 40+ years of service

Bonus Opportunities

  • Monthly Bonus (Team Plan)*Has averaged 31.05% for the past 4 years (11/1/17-10/31/20) Ex:$15.00 per hour base times 31.05% avg bonus = $19.66 per hour paid
  • Quarterly Profit Share
  • Semi-Annual Team Plan Bonus*
  • Annual 401k Profit Share Bonus
  • Referral BonusUp to $1,000

*Excludes Piece Work