Electrocoating Chemical Specialist

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON,
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionProcess Technician
Degree RequiredHigh School

Job Description

***DIRECT HIRE***

SKILLS

  • 2+ years' work experience as a Process Control Engineer, Chemical Process Specialist, Chemical Coatings Engineer
  • Experience in a chemical coatings manufacturing (electrocoating - E-Coat) setting is a strong asset
  • Strong mechanical background required
  • Knowledge of basic electricity, pneumatics and hydraulics is a strong asset
  • Blueprint reading knowledge required
  • Must be familiar with IATF 16949 requirements especially as it relates to machine maintenance activities
  • Basic Plumbing knowledge is a strong asset
  • Computer skills a definite asset
  • Excellent project management abilities in developing and coordinating project plans
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid Ontario Driver's license
  • Sound problem solving/troubleshooting skills and ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and developing alternative solutions
  • Possess effective communication and organizational skills; English read, write, speak

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct technical feasibility studies that focus on the company’s corrosion and coating applications
  • Organizational support – following policies and procedures
  • Providing chemical engineering support providing application product and operational expertise in the area of chemical coatings to company’s clients and distributors
  • Responsible for visual inspection for quality, detecting defects in products coming off the line, and informing the machine operator of any problems with the material
  • Responsible for maintaining, measuring and monitoring all equipment on the e-coat line and overseeing the reports submitted by Senior E-Coat Technicians
  • Responsible for gathering data from all three shifts and preparing reports for Management on E-Coat related discrepancies for correction
  • Responsible for ensuring all PH and conductivity tests are completed on each shift and appropriate chemical balancing is done.
  • Responsible for training of E-Coat technicians
  • Responsible for ensuring Preventative Maintenance is completed on all three shifts
  • Check and adjust paint thickness as required
  • Control and test waste treatment adding chemicals as required and ensuring proper disposal
  • Ensure proper oven temperatures are maintained
  • Check all temperature gauges on all tanks and adjust as required
  • Ensure that flow rates on all back-flow valves are correct and adjust as necessary
  • Monitor tanks and add or adjust chemical additives as required
  • Ensure that chemical drums are changed as required
  • Check percentage of paid solids of paint tank and post rinses 1, 2, & 3
  • Monitor DC voltage and Amperage of rectifier
  • Start up and shut down e-coat line as required
  • Control the production of D.I. water adjusting the chemical level as required
  • Ensure that filters and absorbent padding is changed as required
  • Ensure that tanks are emptied and recharged as required
  • Responsible for housekeeping of area
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering a strong asset
  • Must have completed secondary school education or equivalent

ADDITIONAL PERKS

  • Profit sharing
  • Pension Plan
  • Benefits
  • Overtime pay after 40 hours per week
SHIFTS
  • Must be available for Day/Afternoon rotation - 2 weeks each
  • Must be available for all mandatory overtime
SALARY will depend on experience
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