QC Technician 1 - 2nd Shift

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Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Waukegan, IL, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

© 2023 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for analyzing and testing manufactured products and raw materials.  Uses approved test methods and procedures to assure that products meet customer specifications prior to releasing to the Filling department.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Consults with QC, Production, and RDI personnel on quality related problems
  • Evaluates test results and assists in the correction of Production and Filling related problems
  • Conducts tests including but not limited to viscosity, gloss, hardness, weight per gallon, non-volatile content, cleanliness, adhesion, and paint film properties.
  • Tests raw materials.
  • Writes up adjustments to batches that are outside of specification within approved ranges and guidelines.
  • Consults with QC and Production leadership, and RDI personnel to resolve batch performance issues.
  • Prepares pre-shipment samples for customer submission.
  • Participates in 5S and general housekeeping activities in the laboratory.

Job Requirements

  • Good basic math and computer skills in MS Office applications
  • Required to walk or stand majority of the shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Capable of wearing breathing apparatus and capable of passing a fit test.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of college
  • Two years laboratory experience.

Rewards & Benefits

  • Pay: $28/hr + $1.00/hr Shift Differential 
  • 401K retirement savings with 6% company match
  • Annual bonus
  • Medical insurance with HSA
  • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits
  • Generous vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Progression (pay-for-skill) pay plans
  • Short & Long term disability
  • Paid Parental leave after 1 year
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee appreciation days



At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 35752 

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