Chemical Process Specialist

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Degree RequiredPreferred

Job Description

On behalf of our Tier 1 automotive client we are currently recruiting for a Chemical Process Specialist.

  • Conducting technical feasibility studies focusing on company’s corrosion and coating applications
  • Providing chemical engineering support providing application product and operational expertise in the area of chemical coatings to company’s clients and distributors
  • Visual inspection for quality, detecting defects in products coming off the line, and informing the machine operator of any problems with the material
  • Maintain, measure and monitor all equipment on the e-coat line and overseeing the reports submitted by Senior E-Coat Technicians
  • Gather data from all three shifts and preparing reports for Management on E-Coat related discrepancies for correction
  • Ensure all PH and conductivity tests are completed on each shift and appropriate chemical balancing is done
  • Responsible for training of E-Coat technicians
  • Ensure Preventative Maintenance is completed on all three shifts
  • Check and adjust paint thickness as required
  • Control and test waste treatment adding chemicals as required and ensuring proper disposal
  • Ensure proper oven temperatures are maintained
  • Check all temperature gauges on all tanks and adjust as required
  • Ensure that flow rates on all back-flow valves are correct and adjust as necessary
  • Monitor tanks and add or adjust chemical additives as require
  • Ensure that chemical drums are changed as required
  • Check percentage of paid solids of paint tank and post rinses 1, 2, & 3
  • Monitor DC voltage and Amperage of rectified
  • Start up and shut down e-coat line as required
  • Control the production of D.I. water adjusting the chemical level as required
  • Ensure that filters and absorbent padding is changed as required
  • Ensure that tanks are emptied and recharged as required
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Minimum -2 years of experience as a Process Control Engineer (Chemical Coatings Engineer) in a chemical coatings manufacturing setting preferred
  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering preferred
  • Must be familiar with IATF 16949 requirements especially as it relates to machine maintenance activities
  • Must have a strong mechanical background. Must have blueprint reading knowledge
  • Must be team oriented and have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Computer skills a definite asset
  • Must have excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of basic electricity, pneumatics and hydraulics a definite asset
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid Ontario Driver's license
  • Knowledge of Basic Plumbing a definite asset
  • Sound problem solving skills and ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and developing alternative solutions
  • Excellent project management abilities in developing and coordinating project plans
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and overtime as needed
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