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Powder Coating Engineer/Specialist

Roller Die And Forming Co Inc
Rossville, GA
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Job Description

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Powder Coating Engineer or Specialist

A Powder Coating Engineer or Powder Coating Specialist will implement, develop, and optimize powder coating application in the manufacturing operations for Roller Die + Forming in Rossville, Georgia.

Education:

Diploma/Degree (in Paint technology, Chemical, B. Sc. ) or Bachelors in Chemistry/Engineering

Desired Experience: Minimum3+ years of experience in same pattern industry (Powder coating). The combination of relevant experience and education will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Pre-Treatment process knowledge
  • Powder coating process knowledge
  • Powder coating equipment maintenance knowledge
  • Daily Sample panel testing & Records maintain for the same in ISO format
  • Instrument /Test equipment maintenance
  • Timely testing as per the decided frequency
  • Housekeeping/5'S

Job Description:

  • Timely verification of pre-treatment tank point age & Ph level & maintain as per the requirements of the industry
  • Analyze painting solutions using powder and equipment.
  • Conduct painting surfaces of all parts; mask, uncoated surface, clean, set up, pre-heat, spray, dipping, curing or post curing and other coatings, as required.
  • Analyze problems with powder coating (PPG, Sherwin Williams & other powder resin), and be able to provide corrective actions to remedy problems.
  • Prepare parts for coating, setup and develop powder coat processes for new jobs all while following principles and practices of powder coating application.
  • Manage and operate all coating equipment including guns, tanks, hoppers, and booth collection systems.
  • Chemical discard Plan & Maintenance accordingly
  • Cooperate to determine powder usage, optimize coating layer thickness, and coating quality by performing visual inspections or by using thickness checking device.
  • Advise all staff members (junior staff, operators) in maintaining powder coating process as needed.
  • Make plans for training the department supervisor to optimize job assignments to ensure customer orders are timely and support with training employees.
  • Instruct production supervisor to maximize production or methods to solve issues.
  • Improve processes, jigging methods, and tooling to streamline processes.
  • Develop strategic plans to ensure the maintenance of the powder coating equipment.
  • Cooperate with Sales, Production, Quality and Management Teams to assures coated parts meet customer specifications.
  • Develop work instructions for the powder coating line.
  • Establish the WI, SOP and define all the process parameter for customer products. Ability to conduct the DOE to ensure the process optimization are achieved. Define process limits based on experimentation and analysis.
  • Develop standards for current and future powder coating activities including process improvement, process standardization, line design, and cost reduction.
  • Develop new processes, methods, and layouts to increase equipment flexibility and improve manufacturing yields.
  • Ensure safety guidelines are being met to assure a safe work environment.
  • Promote and maintain 5-S to ensure an organized, clean, and work safe area
  • Wastewater system knowledge: Local government and permit requirements
  • Testing of wastewater prior to discharge
  • Perform titrations: testing the system for various chemical levels
  • Working directly with suppliers
  • Knowledge of rack burn-off protocols, safety, and maintenance

Other related skills:

  1. Strong mechanical knowledge of a total powder coat system

The inter-play of the pre-treat to the application system through the curing system

  1. Proper rack design for painting electrostatically
  1. Proper presentation to the application equipment
  2. Proper spacing between parts for optimum transfer efficiency
  3. Ease of loading parts on and off the racks
  1. Quoting skills for powder and labor costs:
  1. Per request of Rollerdie and Reps sale personnel
  1. Return On Investment (ROI) for purchases and improvement justification

Roller Die And Forming Co Inc

Address

Rossville, GA
30741 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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