This position is located in Charleston, SC.
We are hiring for an R&D Paint Technologist. Qualified candidate must have experience in a paint and coating laboratory.
This position is responsible for testing production batches according to specific written testing methods and identifying issues of both in-spec and out-of-spec data. The technician will interpret results and historical data to ensure the product meets or exceeds the customers' requirements for quality, as well as provide instructions to production personnel regarding adjustments to batches as needed. The technician will be involved in the efficient operation of the lab, general housekeeping, ensuring a safe work environment and will independently perform tasks as outlined by her/her supervisor/manager.
Major tasks include:
Batch approval. Assures that all tests are completed and results meet all specifications before going to the next production process.
Enter all batches' data into the electronic batch records system.
Generate appropriate paperwork as needed per the customer specifications.
Gather and send customer samples as required.
Follows all standard technical procedures and exercises good judgment and initiatives. Able to accomplish assigned work with little supervision.
If necessary, follows appropriate raw material test methods and may file related paperwork. Gather, stock and manage product retain area.
Utilizes appropriate computer systems to ensure effective testing of products.
Determines disposition of non-compliant finished goods, such as first case/last case.
Places non-conforming material on hold as needed.
Supports the ISO Management Systems and Safety Systems.
Maintains inventory of lab supplies, stocks them when received, and requests them when we are low.
May be required to work a different shift to cover for vacations, overtime, call-ins, etc.
Maintains Lab housekeeping and cleans all test equipment.
Any other duty requested by their supervisor.
Must adhere to all safety requirements of job.
Identify and communicate product issues to other departments as needed.
Review batch slip for completeness and accuracy.
Additional duties include:
Create, maintain and update standard operating procedures for Quality Department to meet ISO requirements (where applicable).
May assist in training of other lab techs as needed.
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.