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Lab Tech III in Maplewood, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Maplewood, MN
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    4/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    172887
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $18.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    913-201-4928

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an exciting opportunity with a well known client for their Maplewood, MN Facility.  This is a long-term contract with enhanced benefits.

Responsibilites:

  • Prepping a variety of automotive substrates and applying products to these substrates
  • Testing coatings using various techniques: Surface Energy, FTIR-ATR; XRF, Color, Gloss, Adhesion
  • Preparing various chemistries to improve product performance
  • Documenting and summarizing results using Excel and Power Point
  • Maintaining inventory of chemicals and supplies

Preferred expertise:  Analytical chemistry background, wet chemistry experience, experience using statistical software, general automotive interest

Specific tasks:

  • Polishing/buffing/cleaning clear coat panels prior to coating
  • Monitoring cure of various product concepts using ATR, tack-time, appearance
  • Testing post coating properties contact angle, gloss, color, adhesion, scratch resistance
  • Formulating 1-part and 2-part automotive coatings
  • Using correct lab equipment to maximize safety
  • Coordinating with the weather resource center to maximize efficiency in panel testing.
  • Documenting and summarizing results using various computer programs (excel, ppt)
  • Ordering chemicals and supplies to maintain inventory
  • Taking out hazardous waste drums and maintaining a clean/safe lab environment
  • Leading shelf-life and other product specification testing to ensure product meets customer requirements
  • Developing new test methods to maximize product performance
  • Testing competitor products

Requirements:

2yr or 4yr college degree in Science/engineering field. Analytical chemistry background, wet chemistry experience, experience using statistical software, general automotive interest

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer