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Quality Control Technician 1 - 1st Shift

Company: AkzoNobel
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

We've been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there's a good chance you're only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. We're active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It's what you'd expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for analyzing and testing manufactured products and raw materials. Uses approved test methods and procedures to assure that products meet customer specifications prior to releasing to the Filling department. Consults with QC, Production, and RDI personnel on quality related problems. Evaluates test results and assists in the correction of Production and Filling related problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts tests including but not limited to viscosity, gloss, hardness, weight per gallon, non-volatile content, cleanliness, adhesion, and paint film properties
  • Tests raw materials
  • Writes up adjustments to batches that are outside of specification within approved ranges and guidelines
  • Consults with QC and Production leadership, and RDI personnel to resolve batch performance issues
  • Prepares pre-shipment samples for customer submission
  • Participates in 5S and general housekeeping activities in the laboratory

    Job Requirements

    • Associates Degree preferred
    • Two years laboratory experience
    • Good basic math and computer skills in MS Office applications
    • Required to walk or stand majority of the shift
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs
    • Capable of wearing breathing apparatus and capable of passing a fit test

      Benefits on Day 1

      • Pay: $28.00/hr + Annual Bonus
      • 401K retirement savings with 6% company match
      • Medical insurance with HSA
      • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits
      • Generous vacation, sick and holiday pay
      • Progression (pay-for-skill) pay plans
      • Short & Long term disability
      • Paid Parental leave
      • Career growth opportunities
      • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks
      • Employee referral bonus
      • Employee appreciation days
        At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

        Requisition ID: 30174

Keywords: AkzoNobel, Waukegan , Quality Control Technician 1 - 1st Shift, Professions , Waukegan, Illinois

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