The QA Lab Technician is responsible to perform complex chemical and physical tests on existing products and raw materials and evaluating results to determine if products meet specifications resulting in a quality product. This position is 2nd shift and required to work 1:00 PM - 9:30 PM.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform prescribed QA testing according to QA procedures and work instructions. This includes testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished products, reviewing raw material COA, and prescribed non-skid testing as needed per training.
Make adjustments to batches as necessary to bring them into specification ranges, keeping in mind the Company's FRC goals.
Approve or reject batches after consultation with Supervisor or designee and thorough investigation of the rejection cause.
Enter appropriate data into computer system for approved or rejected batches.
Review QA and manufacturing procedures as directed by Supervisor. Assist laboratory personnel in preparing new or revised manufacturing and QA procedures.
Ensure that any problems or unusual observations regarding coatings or testing equipment are reported to Supervisor.
Ensure compliance with the Company's policies and procedures, specifically those related to the QA Program per training.
Perform examination of retained samples for prescribed analysis to assess batch characteristics and storage life.
Perform examination of retained samples or field units from reported field complaints and report findings to Supervisor.
Ensure that safe practices are used in carrying out all laboratory work.
Maintain clean work area.
Assist Supervisor in any assignments as directed.
Participate in QA area 5S assignments
Testing of non-skid coating
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
One to three years experience or equivalent academic background in math or science.
Must have good math skills, good analytical ability, understanding of basic statistics and proficient verbal and technical writing skills.
EHS Training Requirements Emergency Response, Hazardous Waste, Fire Safety, Industrial Ergonomics, PPE, Walking and Working Surfaces.
Ability to lift up to 100 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing email@example.com.
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