Quality Tech 1, 3rd Shift

<strong>At Behr Paint, we strive to have all employees bring their best selves and their unique perspectives every day. We are a tight-knit family of fun, friendly, integrity focused individuals who work together in exciting and challenging ways to build and maintain our award-winning, industry-leading products and services, and to positively impact our customers and the communities in which we live and work.</strong>

Santa Ana, California

Behr Paint Company

<p><strong><em>Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, surface preparation and application products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company and maker of the BEHR&reg;, KILZ&reg;, WHIZZ&reg; and E&amp;J&reg; brands is dedicated to meeting the project needs of DIYers, professionals, architects and designers with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation and value.&nbsp;Behr Paint Company is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation.</em></strong></p> https://www.behr.com/consumer/

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Full time

Overview: <ul> <li>Prepare, test and compare experimental samples</li> <li>Provide and maintain accurate data and records for raw material evaluations, new product projects and product improvement projects</li> <li>Provide basic analysis and conclusion of work performed</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Follow basic lab safety guidelines and regulations</li> <li>Take direction from supervisor and complete assignments in a timely manner</li> <li>Prepare samples using laboratory dispersion and blending equipment</li> <li>Recognize processing issues of lab batches and make appropriate adjustments</li> <li>Conduct standard tests following Standard Test Procedures including, but not limited to, viscosity, ICI, gloss, tint strength, density, pH, and scrub tests</li> <li>Record and report test results</li> <li>Report problems associated with test equipment or test processes</li> <li>Clean and maintain test equipment, and work area</li> <li>Perform basic laboratory maintenance including, but not limited to, pourback, stocking lab supply, adhesion panel preparation, clean-up</li> <li>Maintain regular communication with supervisor</li> <li>Conduct standard tests including, but not limited to, Viscosity, Gloss, Solids, Color, Density, pH, Gel tests, and product applications and support reliability testing as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Educational attainment equivalent to high school graduation</li> <li>Some experience in the preparation and testing of paints</li> <li>Knowledge of basic lab skills</li> <li>Knowledge of lab safety guidelines and regulations</li> <li>Ability to understand and follow defined testing methods and accurately complete test records</li> <li>Ability to make some analysis and draw conclusions on work performed</li> <li>Knowledge of Behr&rsquo;s product lines, base, and color system</li> <li>Communication, filing and some computer skills are required.</li> <li>Exhibit proficiency in all areas of the Research and Development Technician I classifications.</li> </ul>