• R&D APPLICATIONS TECHNICIAN – TECHNICAL INTERNSHIP

    Job ID
    2017-2079
    Location
    US-DE-Wilmington
    Type
    Internship
    Functional Group
    Technology/R&D
    Business Segment
    Regional Office – NA
    Region
    Americas
  • Overview

    If you want to work with forward thinking people in a fast moving, innovative environment, Axalta offers you the best market-leading career opportunities. We are a unique company. While our name is new, we are backed by a 150-year legacy of providing some of the most advanced coating technologies to customers all over the world. We rank number one or two in all of the major business segments we serve. Our longstanding commitment to progressive research is setting new standards and pointing the way to beautiful and sustainable coating solutions for tomorrow.

    Responsibilities

    Axalta Coating Systems’ Leadership recognizes the business value of introducing young, new talent into the organization through our internship program.  The Axalta Internship Program provides a meaningful professional experience to students and is supported by a hands-on supervisor and a peer mentor to help with the daily maneuvering.

    The Applications Technician Internships will be based out of the Coatings Technology Center in Wilmington, DE and will last a minimum of 10 weeks.  Preferred starting dates are at the end of May with the target completion timeframe in mid-August. 

     

    During your Axalta Internship, you will:

    • Work in a dynamic team environment and interact across all levels of the organization.
    • Closely shadow members of our R&D Applications team to gain a thorough understanding of how we mix, spray, and test automotive coatings as part of research and development of new product developments.
    • Learn programming of automotive spray robots, automated hand spray application, upkeep and maintenance of critical equipment, and all aspects of automotive coatings development and end use.
    • Learn workplace and environmental safety requirements, proper chemical handling, and hazardous waste collection and disposal methods.
    • Learn data collection and analysis and inventory documentation.
    • Have the opportunity to work on real and meaningful projects.

    BENEFITS
    Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

    Travel Reimbursement:  Axalta will pay you a pre-determined lump sum to cover your round trip between your school and the Axalta location to which you are assigned. 

    Housing:  Axalta will provide interns in need of housing a lump sum of money to assist in covering living expenses

     

    Candidates seeking US-based internships need to have the ability to work legally in the United State (e.g. US Citizen, US permanent resident of qualifying refugee or individuals granted asylum). Applicants who do not indicate having the necessary work authorization will not be considered for US-based internships. 

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma required
    • Demonstrated ability to learn on the job
    • Be an effective problem solver with strong analytical skills
    • Results oriented and a self-starter
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment

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