Coatings Advisor

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Company: Jotun Paints A/S
Location: Norfolk VA USA
Posted: 4/21/2021
Salary: 65,000
Coatings Advisor

Coatings Advisor, Norfolk, VA

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of marine, protective, decorative and powder coatings. The Group has 65 companies and 39 production facilities around the world, and 10,007 employees.  Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through its own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group's sales in 2019 was $2.29 billion USD. The Jotun Group is organized into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.

Jotun makes its mark on your surroundings, from steel bridges to beautiful walls. This is done by our 10,000 employees. Do you want to join us and make your mark?

Experienced Technical Coatings Advisor

Our growth in the USA has necessitated increasing our technical support operations and we are therefore receiving applications for Coatings Advisor to support our business in the Norfolk, Virginia area.  The ideal candidate will have experience with surface preparation and application of marine and industrial coatings.  Knowledge of quality assurance in coatings application and NACE certification required.  The position reports to the Technical Service Manager and will be responsible to independently, as a coating advisor, attend projects within the Marine segment in order to provide professional technical advice to our customers by advising on best practice and to ensure that projects that Jotun is supplying to are managed according to agreed specifications and contracts.

Job Responsibilities:

Carry out inspections of specific projects assigned to you by your direct manager and work independently, efficiently and seek practical solutions.

Responsible for contact to direct manager, sales and/or Customer Service Department for supplies and other relevant project issues.

Communicate effectively with customers, applicators, supervisors and relevant Jotun colleagues including reporting according to Jotun's standard documentation policy.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefits including paid vacation time, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as 401k with generous company match.
  • International working environment
  • Internal Training Programs
  • Opportunities for Professional and Personal development
  • An International Culture founded on our Core Values: Loyalty, Care, Respect, and Boldness.

Skills required

  • MS Office skills
  • Report writing skills

Your personal qualities that make you the ideal candidate:

  • You are able to convince and persuade others; you promote plans and ideas successfully
  • You adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.  You achieve high quality results
  • You can quickly understand and analyze complex issues and problems; you come up with sound and rational judgments
  • You communicate in a clear, precise and structured way; speak with authority and conviction; present effectively
  • You cooperate well with others; share knowledge, experience and information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

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