Axalta Coating Systems

Color Scientist - Color Development

Job Locations US-MI-Mount Clemens
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/27/2022 8:15 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-8854
Functional Category
Technology/R&D
Type
Regular

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities
 Leads technical programs related to color and color development in a team environment.
 Has a fundamental understanding of color science including color measurement systems and instrumentation?
 Has knowledge of pigments, pigment durability and in-use performance attributes including application, circulation and storage characteristics.
 Is responsible for development and implementation of new color formulations in solventborne and waterborne coating systems including initial color definition with the customer, scale-up
with Manufacturing and optimization of performance at the customer site.
 Works as an active member of cross functional project teams with Manufacturing, Product Management, IT and Sales.
 Applies statistical methods to investigate problems and analyze results.

Minimum Requirements

Requirements
 Minimum B.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related science degree.
 Minimum 2-5 years practical color experience.
 Product development experience in color and color measurements.
 Demonstrated ability to get results.
 Ability for effective written and oral communications

Overview

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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