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Axalta Coating Systems Polymer Technician in Fort Madison, Iowa

Required to perform a variety of duties such as:

  • Monitor and operate equipment and facilities, including field equipment, ensuring quality and conformance with standard operating procedures.

  • Maintain safety standards at all times and initiates and follows emergency procedures when necessary.

  • Fill product into tank wagons and other smaller containers

  • Perform required in process and final quality tests

  • Perform minor maintenance functions within their operating area and within their level of expertise.

  • Rotate through various roles within the area of responsibility & be available to work overtime

  • Perform computer transactions that are required of the role

  • Work in a self managed team environment with Lead Operator’s

  • All Process Operator / Polymer Technician job opportunities will work a 7 day a week 12-hour rotating shift schedule (Average 42hr. /wk.)

We offer:

  • Hourly wage rate of $22.00/ hr. after 6 months with potential to progress within 30 months after initial training and qualification to an annual base earning of greater than $60,000 plus shift differential and built-in scheduled overtime.

  • Excellent benefits package – medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement

  • Opportunity to develop work skills and knowledge in a team-based environment

Additional Physical Demands / Working Conditions are:

Sitting/standing/walking; Stair climbing, caged ladder climbing;

Turning wrench/valve handles; Bending/stooping/twisting;

Kneeling/crouching/crawling; Reaching above shoulders; Repetitive

motion; Operates mobile equipment; Confined space entry;

Balancing/lifting/carrying; Pushing/pulling; Lifting/carrying 50 pounds

or less; Wear protective clothing including eye, ear, head, and foot

protection; Use of additional PPE such as acid suits, respirators, fire

retardant clothing may be required; Serving on Emergency Response Team

may be required; Noise; Heights; Possible exposure to

dusts/mists/fumes/solvents; Wet/damp/icy walking and working surfaces;

Indoor and outdoor working conditions; Hot, cold, and radiation hazards

Works a 24/7 12 hr. rotating shift schedule (12 hours on and 12 hours off, 2 days on 2 days off, 3 days on 3 days off)

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

It is preferred that qualified candidates possess the following skill sets:

  • Previous manufacturing experience

  • Previous experience operating fork trucks

  • Working knowledge of personal computers

  • A two year Associate Degree or the equivalent

  • Capability to learn quickly and work in a self directed team environment

Requisition ID: 2022-8837

External Company Name: Axalta

External Company URL:

Post End Date: 8/18/2022