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Coatings Field Analyst II
Ref No.: 18-10724
Location: Fremont, California
Coatings Field Analyst II
Fremont, CA
12 Month contract

**Word Schedule: Rotating shift between 1st, 2nd and 3rd**


Purpose:
The coatings field analyst will perform testing, analysis, troubleshooting, and process monitoring to predict, prevent, and solve production and quality issues in a manufacturing environment. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience with the automotive OEM painting process including robotic paint application and electrodeposition coatings. The successful applicant will utilize our tools of the trade to assess paint color, smoothness, thickness, and other important factors for product quality. Strategic Importance: The contributions of the coatings field analyst will enhance our company's relationship with our customer and help us fulfill long term business objectives. The tasks of the successful applicant will support daily business operations and add value to the customer's manufacturing process.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry or engineering is desired, but applicants with equivalent technical experience or professional certifications are encouraged to apply
• Strong interpersonal skills are essential
• Must have availability to work nights and weekends Special Skills:
• Experience in a manufacturing environment is desired
• Mechanical aptitude and knowledge of quality systems (i.e. six sigma, lean concepts, SPC, etc.)
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Experience with automotive paint application is desired, including defect recognition and troubleshooting

Major Responsibilities:
• Willingness to work on rotating evening, night, and weekend shift schedules
• Monitoring and troubleshooting of paint process and quality issues
• Chemical sample collection and packaging
• Data collection and analysis
• Communication of technical product information to customer personnel
• Tracking of customer inventory
• Supervision and documentation of product deliveries
• Supporting new product trails and launches
• Attending customer meetings and understanding customer expectations
• Working safely in a manufacturing environment