• Quality Control Lab Technician - 3rd Shift

    Job ID
    2017-2080
    Location
    US-NC-High Point
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    Functional Group
    Technology/R&D
    Business Segment
    Industrial Wood
    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

    • Performs a variety of complex and specialized quality control tests and assists with coordinating the operations of the lab.
    • Runs comprehensive and specialized lab tests that require judgment and interpretation of results within general guidelines.
    • Have greater involvement with customers.
    • Performs complex calculations and additional analyses on test results to determine if product is within proper boundaries; provides direction to other lab technicians when required.
    • Assists with developing standard operational procedures and test guidelines and overseeing daily operations to ensure a safe and effective lab environment.
    • Recommends technical formula or material adjustments to the product based on test results and judgment; receives direction on issues when required and coordinates potential formula changes with corporate.
    • Oversees and/or cleans, maintains and calibrates complex equipment and maintains a clean and safe working environment.
    • Coordinates activities with production, maintenance, technology or other plant personnel to ensure the effective flow of operations, communication between the lab and plant, and maintaining and updating formulas.
    • Responds to customer questions and complaints regarding product quality, test results, and other information.
    • Review, completes, and enters a variety of forms, logs, and reports detailing test results to ensure compliance with operational procedure.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or equivalent education.
    • Five plus years of QC experience is required.
    • Three plus year of management experience preferred, but not required.
    • Prioritizing and assigning work.
    • Performing comprehensive quality control tests.
    • Utilizing specialized quality control laboratory equipment.
    • Understanding of basic product and general manufacturing processes.
    • Applying operational policies and procedures.
    • Documenting technical and test results.
    • Calculating and reviewing technical chemistry formulas.
    • Determining formula or material adjustments within boundaries.
    • Reading and interpreting results within guidelines.
    • PC Skills: Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoiint, Outlook); and other applicable applications.
    • Communicating with co-workers to provide and receive direction.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

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