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Who We Are

Maxterial is an advanced chemical and coating technology company with headquarter in San Francisco Bay area and offices in Michigan and soon in Europe. Maxterial is a mid-stage VC-backed innovative private company. Maxterials is backed by world-known investors and corporations, such as Anglo American, Saint-Gobain, Peter Thiel Foundation, and Schmidt Family Foundation. Over a period of eight years, Maxterial has developed and tested a revolutionary metallic coating technology platform to protect against wear, heat, and corrosion. Our technology is safe, durable, low cost, high performing, patent-protected and easy-to-scale. Maxterial’s technology has received interest from various industry segments, including semiconductors, auto, heavy duty equipment, aerospace, and beyond. We are combatting CO2 emissions and various dangerous chemicals, such as Hexavalent chromium and PFAS/PFOS. We invite you to join our journey in a fast-paced environment and together we can make the world a safer place through commercialization of our advanced technology.

Electroplating Manufacturing Specialist

Who You Are

We are seeking a highly skilled Manufacturing Specialist with expertise in Electroplating processes to join our dynamic team. Your level of seniority and details of your job description depends on your interest, skill sets, prior experience, how fast you learn new concepts, and adapt to the culture. The Manufacturing Specialist – Electroplating will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient operation of electroplating processes, maintaining quality standards, and optimizing production output. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in electroplating techniques, process optimization, and quality control methodologies. The Manufacturing Specialist will work closely with the company’s VPs and C levels.


  • Work with a team of experts to utilize basic analytical techniques and lab work. 

  • Perform hands-on tasks with tools and metal shop equipment including electroplating. 

  • Operate prototyping industrial lines. 

  • Maintain the line or shop and contribute to modify the line as needed. 

  • Maintain records, document test and operation data, and protect company’s intellectual properties. 

  • Additional responsibilities will be communicated in detail during the interview. 


Minimum Requirement:

  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience in electroplating manufacturing.

  • Confident in chemical handling

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to travel at least 10%.

  • Ability to work with Hazardous Chemicals.

  • Basic Mathematics / Basic computer skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Detail oriented and problem solver.

  • Strong team player with good collaboration skills.

  • Legal immigration status with authorization to work in USA.

  • Be available for training when needed to learn additional skill sets.

What is a plus?

  • Academic degree and additional technical certifications.

  • Prior experience with non-destructive testing of coatings.

  • Familiarity with MIL spec, NADCAP, ISO requirements.

  • Customer support experience.

  • Previous startup experience.

  • Experience with presenting technical papers and proposals.

  • Experience with chemical mixing and handling.


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance, FSA, 401K, Incentive Stock Options. Eligible for relocation bonus. 

Location: Detroit, Michigan 

You will be a part of a world class team backed by world-famous investors. You can be a major part of a revolutionary industry change to leave major impact by improving the efficiency of industrial process, saving lives and the environment. 

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