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Technical Liaison Paint and Coatings Formulating - 5662

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Posted:
November 12, 2019

Description:

Technical Liaison – Paint and Coatings Formulating - 5662

Role: Engineering, Science, or Related

Relocation Available: No

Suggested Keywords to Search For: paint, coatings, formulating, manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Wisconsin

Town / City: Milwaukee

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

The Technical Liaison will provide formulation expertise to the Quality Assurance and Quality Control operations. This individual will bring a depth of knowledge to the current QC associates, which will enable them to be more effective in their jobs. Solving batch problems and customer complaints independently as well as improving our ability to make paint efficiently and with the highest quality is essential to this role.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Assist the Corporate Quality Manager in the formulation/design/testing of company products

Review batch tickets and modify formulas for improvement opportunities

Work with Technical/Production/QC to resolve formulation and process issues

Educate other department members in the details of formulation/processing techniques

Work independently to analyze internal problems/customer complaints, identify corrective actions and bring to closure

Present findings and conclusions to the department manager(s), team members and or/customers as required

Responsible for updating test methods as ASTM standards change

All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education level strongly preferred: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Degree is preferred to be in a Science related field such as Chemistry.

Preferred experience level: Three years of experience in a Manufacturing environment, Paint or Coatings industry including formulating.

Formulation knowledge of epoxies, urethanes, alkyds, baking enamels, waterborne polymers and polyurethanes preferred

Knowledge of the process of liquid coatings manufacturing required

Specific manufacturing skills including milling/pigment dispersion, order of addition techniques, spray/drawdown applications and filtering and container selection procedures strongly preferred

Knowledge of formulation test procedures and performance test methods strongly preferred

Root cause analysis experience strongly preferred

Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook), ERP system and other office machinery.

Ability to be organized in a fast paced environment

Excellent team building and communications skills with co-workers and external customers

Superb written and verbal communication skills.

Works well in a team environment

Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree in a Science related field such as Chemistry preferred.

2. 3+ years of experience in a Manufacturing environment involving Paint or Coatings and formulating.

3. Formulation knowledge of epoxies, urethanes, alkyds, baking enamels, waterborne polymers and polyurethanes.

4. Knowledge of the process of liquid coatings manufacturing required.

This position is feature by KLM Careers a division of Absolute Opportunities