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Lab Tech II- Research and Development Color Lab in Santa Ana at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Santa Ana
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/21/2018

Job Description

JOB SCOPE/ SUMMARY:
• Prepare, test and compare experimental samples
• Provide and maintain accurate data and records for raw material evaluations, new product projects and product improvement projects
• Provide basic analysis and conclusion of work performed

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follow basic lab safety guidelines and regulations
  • Take direction from supervisor and complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Prepare samples using laboratory dispersion and blending equipment
  • Recognize processing issues of lab batches and make appropriate adjustments
  • Conduct standard tests following Standard Test Procedures including, but not limited to, viscosity, ICI, gloss, tint strength, density, pH, and scrub tests
  • Record and report test results
  • Report problems associated with test equipment or test processes
  • Clean and maintain test equipment, and work area
  • Perform basic laboratory maintenance including, but not limited to, pourback, stocking lab supply, adhesion panel preparation, clean-up
  • Maintain regular communication with supervisor

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Educational attainment equivalent to high school graduation
Some experience in the preparation and testing of paints

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES RECOMMENDED FOR POSITION:
Knowledge of basic lab skills
Knowledge of lab safety guidelines and regulations
Ability to understand and follow defined testing methods and accurately complete test records
Ability to make some analysis and draw conclusions on work performed
Knowledge of Behr’s product lines, base, and color system
Communication, filing and some computer skills are required

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Exhibit proficiency in all areas of the Research and Development Technician I classific