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Technical Service Technician

Ashtabula, OH 44004

Posted: 11/01/2018 Employment Type: Temp-to-Perm Industry: Skilled Technician Job Number: 08 - 134693 tj Pay Rate: $15/hr

A manufacturing company is seeking a Technical Service Technician to complete color matches, colorant scale up, physical properties evaluation, project formulation, and provide on-site support for coatings.  You must be shift flexible for this position.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Technical Service Representatives to assure developmental effectiveness
  • Help maintain inventory and replenish raw materials for lab use
  • Provide support to all Technical Service Techs and Reps as required
  • Generation and completion of laboratory work requests in accordance to the schedule and provide notification when needed
  • Contact customers to obtain information critical to project success
  • On-site color match support for coatings as required
  • Develop a basic understanding of customer processes and raw materials
  • Maintain current on pigment types, resins, chemistries, and their application
  • Maintain required accurate, legible, and thorough record keeping
  • Perform quality testing, in a laboratory setting, to meet operating objectives
  • Maintain high housekeeping standards
  • Comply with safety rules and regulations, and attend safety meetings and trainings


  • BA/BS Degree in Science or Engineering; or Associate’s Degree in Science or Engineering; or work related equivalency in coating
  • Must have a strong understanding of pigment and carrier types/chemistries
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have basic Word and Excel knowledge
  • Must have adequate color discrimination skills
  • Must have the ability to work in a close team environment
  • Must be able to multi-task, complete tasks in a timely and thorough manner, support Technicians and Representatives, and keep proficient records
  • Must be able to work with others to create a team atmosphere
  • Must adhere to all company procedures and policies 

Only candidates that can pass a background check and a drug screen will be considered. 

For an immediate interview, please call 440-788-4151 or submit your resume to

Area Professionals is a division of Area Temps, a staffing industry leader in Northeastern Ohio since 1987.  The Area Professionals team specializes in direct hire and contract recruiting at the professional, mid-management and executive levels.

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