? Perform analyses, tests, and development of new or updated paint formulations that require an intermediate understanding of chemistry, product lines, and materials; assist with determining quality standards.
? Develop and create batch formulations and manufacture paint samples for new paints.
? Develop and adjust product batch formulations and coding, and apply a basic understanding of application principles and practices; develop and scale production formulas.
? Record observations and results of testing and manufacturing in project lab books and develop reports and documents detailing tests, projects, and overall results.
? Create and develop detailed specifications for all new MicroBlend components.
? Communicate and coordinate with raw material suppliers.
? Analyze, evaluate, and select new raw materials for their utility in existing and new formulations, and maintain MSDS files on all raw materials and MicroBlend components.
? Verify quality assurance data to insure MicroBlend components are produced to exact specifications.
? Provide professional support to the product development, quality control, manufacturing processes, and other operations.
? Interpret and apply department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations; ensure compliance with these areas.
? Respond to complex customer concerns and complaints from the field.
? Develop and maintain and update Product Data Sheets for all MicroBlend paints in conjunction with the Sales and Marketing Dept.
? Develop and create product comparisons for the purpose of marketing MicroBlend products.
? Operate, clean, and calibrate a variety of equipment that requires professional judgment and background; also utilize technical or standard equipment during the course of projects.
? May assist with general project development and provide input regarding budget, resources, timelines, and other project requirements. Perform other duties as assigned.
? Communicate effectively with management and staff as required.