Axalta Coating Systems

Quality Technician

Job Locations US-TN-Chattanooga
Posted Date 6 months ago(4/9/2022 10:00 AM)
Requisition ID
Functional Category
Customer Service/Support

Primary Responsibilities

The Quality Technician is responsible for interpreting and applying a variety of technical laboratory procedures to perform tests and accurately record results to ensure the highest quality product is being produced and delivered to the customer.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Perform dry film readings.
  • Execute laboratory testing (Flow checks) according to area operating procedures and test methods, make observations and interpret findings.
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility to produce electronic and written test records, i.e. use/learn software.
  • Follow verbal or written work instruction.
  • Maintain various lab/measurement equipment.
  • Participate and support Preventative Maintenance and Calibration of sensitive laboratory equipment used to analyze samples.
  • Maintain an environment that is neat and orderly to comply with 5S housekeeping standards.
  • Adherence to site lab safety practices and national lab safety engineering standards.
  • Able to interact and communicate with various levels of the organization internally and externally in support of delivering quality product to the customer, such as working with Technicians to address quality issues or participating in customer visits/audits.
  • Ability to work autonomously and handle multiple high priority tasks critical to meeting customer demand.
  • Safe implementation of test protocol, use of instruments and equipment.
  • Update trending reports for distribution for analysis of coatings.
  • Perform special request duties as needed.

Critical Competencies:

Functional/Technical capability and problem solving:

  • Strong problem solving, data management and analysis skills
  • Self-directed, independent, and capable of multi-tasking and adapting to a variety of situations
  • Ability to learn and apply software, operating and test procedures.

Leading collaboratively:

  • Confidently provide results to operations team members, application engineers, and site management team
  • Build relationships internally and externally

Drive for results:

  • Knowledgeable in current policy and practice trends
  • Know how to get things done through formal and informal network
  • Understand the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures

Building effective teams:

  • Define success in terms of the whole team
  • Demonstrated capability to interact with staff and peers
  • Working collaboratively within a team

Minimum Requirements


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or 1-year related Laboratory experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends, overtime, and off shifts as required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to thrive working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated performance of working within safety standards
  • Proven strong contributor with the capability to work independently
  • Able to stand and walk for 2/3 of the shift
  • Lift 25 - 60 lbs


Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ("Axalta," or the "Company"), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems.  With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.


Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.


Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including:  Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.


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