QC Lab Technician-BP

The primary result expected from the Lab Technician will be to complete and document performance testing of various coating attributes by making laboratory samples of paint technologies including color evaluations and color matching as well as other laboratory functions and by assisting in the development and optimization of new or existing products to support revenue growth and profits of the corporation.

TASKS PROFILE: Typical tasks for this position include (but are not limited to) the following:  Monitor product quality to ensure compliance to standards and specifications.

 Develop an understanding with supervision of the fundamentals of coatings technology.

 Compile results of tests and analyses.

 Set up and conduct experiments, tests, and analyses using standard paint test procedures and physical and chemical techniques.

 Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials, and document all experimental results.

 Provide and maintain a safe work environment by participating in safety programs, committees, or teams, and by conducting laboratory and plant safety audits.

 Prepare paint batches for products and following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.

 Preform lab support activities which may include routine maintenance or upkeep of equipment and lab areas such as salt fogs, QUV’S, milling room, hot room, or controlled temp.

& humidity cabinet.

Responsibilities/Expectations:  Communicate with Supervisors, peers, or subordinates: provide information to supervisors and co-workers in written form or in person.

 Maintain a good record of attendance and punctuality.

 Learn all manual tasks performed within the department.

 Perform tasks assigned using specific operating procedures, and following department specific quality control processes and procedures.

 Treat people with dignity and respect.

 Conduct all business with integrity.

 Adhere to Rust-Oleum Corporation Quality principles and participate in all departmental and company-wide Quality activities.

 Follow all safety procedures and company policies.

Responsibilities/Expectations:  Communicate with Supervisors, peers, or subordinates: provide information to supervisors and co-workers in written form or in person.

 Maintain a good record of attendance and punctuality.

 Learn all manual tasks performed within the department.

 Perform tasks assigned using specific operating procedures, and following department specific quality control processes and procedures.

 Treat people with dignity and respect.

 Conduct all business with integrity.

 Adhere to Rust-Oleum Corporation Quality principles and participate in all departmental and company-wide Quality activities.

 Follow all safety procedures and company policies.

QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE  Chemistry — Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.

This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.

 English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

 Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

 Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

 Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

 Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.

This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

 Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

 High school graduate or equivalent (GED) with a focus in the sciences, with chemistry and related sciences preferred.

SKILLS  Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

 Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

 Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

 Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.

 Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

 Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

 Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

 Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.

 Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

 Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Rust-Oleum is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.

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  • Location: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Rust-Oleum
  • Posted: 05-Apr-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com