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Quality Control Utility Technician

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Date: Nov 6, 2020

Location: Waukegan, IL, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

This role provides Alodine and primed panels to the QC and RDI departments through metal preparation, chemical treatment, and spray application of coatings.

Key Responsibilities

• Prepares Alodine treated panels through metal sheet cutting, cleaning, trimming, chemical treatment.
• Maintains chemical treatment baths through chemical mixing, dilution, testing, and  hazardous waste handling.
• Sprays treated panels with various primers.
• Maintains chemical retain storage room.
• Prepares select panels to shipment to 3rd party for additional treatment.
• Prepares panels to ship to supply off site RDI.
• Other tasks including inventory management, ordering panels, reagents, packaging, receiving metals, and 5S.

Job Requirements

• High school diploma required
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Must be able to stand for full 8 hour shift.
• Must be able to wear a full face respirator, rubber gloves, rubber apron for a full 8 hour shift.
• Must have good basic math skills – add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate percentages.
• Must not have ITAR restrictions.
• Must be able to speak, read, write English.

Level of autonomy
Following training operator is largely autonomous in the role.  Operator will need assistance to place purchase orders from QC Team Leader for supplies and equipment. 


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AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 5625 



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