Sr. Lab Technician - Polymer

<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>

Pune, Maharashtra

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>

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Full time

Overview: <ul> <li>Synthesize polymers, prepare paints, 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 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 synthetic techniques, laboratory dispersion, and blending equipment</li> <li>Recognize processing issues of lab batches and make appropriate adjustments</li> <li>Make suggestions for product or process improvement based on producing and testing product samples</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> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Educational attainment is equivalent to Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Chemistry / Science.</li> <li>Considerable experience in any chemical or related industry.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES RECOMMENDED FOR POSITION:</strong><br /> <ul> <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 understand the reasons behind the testing procedures</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 and their intended use</li> <li>Knowledge of the QC specifications and methods, how they relate to product performance</li> <li>Communication, filing, and some computer skills are required</li> </ul>