Axalta Coating Systems

Lab Quality Control Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Front Royal
Posted Date 4 months ago(5/20/2022 8:15 AM)
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Functional Category
Manufacturing/Operations/Supply Chain

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform laboratory coating color tests and evaluate product to ensure compliance with quality control specifications
  • Color discrimination and color match acceptability
  • Weighing and spraying of coatings
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and facilities
  • Maintain safety standards and thorough understanding of site procedures
  • Provide production laboratory support for technical team
  • Manage hazardous waste according to site policies, area specific procedures and training
  • Manage inventory supply
  • Perform equipment standardization/calibrations as specified
  • Perform basic problem solving 

Compensation, Benefits, and Working Hours:

  • Entry rate of $26.51 per hour with a progression advancement to top rate of $33.30
  • Shift Premium paid for 12 hour rotating schedules
  • Axalta provides a very generous package of benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, 
  • Paid Vacation and time off benefits, including sick leave and 11 paid holidays annually
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vanguard-administered 401K Plan with immediate Company match

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED - required
  • Successfully qualify on Farnsworth-Munsell color test - required
  • Successful completion of background check, physical and drug screening - required
  • Work 12 hour rotating shifts - required and overtime as needed
  • Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation/equipment capabilities a plus
  • Perform basic math functions
  • Bending and lifting various container sizes weighing up to 40 lbs to perform testing requirements
  • Perform basic computer skills for various programs and equipment


$1,500 Sign-On Bonus: $750 upon hiring; $750 after 6 months


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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