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Axalta Coating Systems Chemist in Mount Clemens, Michigan

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.

  • Development of coatings formulas using appropriate design of experiments and statistical tools to meet wet paint, film properties and application / appearance specifications as provided by the customer

  • Scale- up and support of the formulas in the manufacturing area including establishment of specifications and test methods, fine tuning of the formula to allow first time OK quality and problem solving to the area when appropriate

  • Customer field support of the products in the customer's facility. Specific areas include: participation in trials and extended launch programs to assure optimal performance of the products, problem solving as appropriate, and preparation of reports to assist in problem solving and communication throughout the customer organization.

  • Ability to lead and / or be a significant contributor in cross-functional teams to support product development, scale-up, and manufacturing and customer technical service.

  • Bachelors Degree or Masters in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or closely related discipline is required.

  • Minimum of at least 2-3 years of experience in the chemical industry. Experience in the coatings industry is highly preferred.

  • Candidate must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.

  • Candidate must me proficient in with MS Office.

Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without an agreement. Should Axalta Coating Systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment or fees.

Requisition ID: 2020-4872

External Company URL: www.axalta.com

Department: Technology