Quality Control Technician


ITW Evercoat is the global leader in the manufacture of professional auto body repair fillers and putties, adhesives, professional car care, recreational marine patch and repair products. Evercoat is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc within the ITW Performance Polymers and Fluids segment. We are known for our unique 80/20 business model and core values of Integrity, Respect, Trust, Shared Risk and Simplicity . Illinois Tool Works (ITW) is a Fortune 200 Company headquartered in Glenview, IL.

Reporting to the Quality manager, this position is responsible for all quality control testing and activities on site including incoming raw material and finished good testing. Testing activities include rheology measurements, reaction kinetics, density, application efficacy and visual characteristics. This position is also responsible for completing short term technical customer service projects as well as assisting senior chemists with design of experiments sample formulating and characterization. Analyzing data and generating monthly quality metrics as well as report writing for short term projects is required.

Schedule Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

QC testing of raw materials including viscosity, density and reaction kinetics

QC testing and recording of finished goods including rheology, reaction kinetics, density, visual characteristics and application efficacy

Short term customer service projects involving formulation and characterization

DOE formulating and characterization of experimental samples

Statistical analysis and quality metric calculation

SPC monitoring and reporting

Lab restocking, monitoring retains / disposing of retains in hazardous waste

Batch sheets and material COA’s documentation

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience:

Associates Degree in Chemistry or other similar technical field or equivalent experience required.

0-3 years’ work or internship experience.

Qualifications and Skills:

Previous experiences in labs and/or instrumentation, formulating non-Newtonian fluids, Excel Stat pkg and/or Mini tab as well as DOE and Statistical Process Control considered a plus.

Good oral and written communication skills required.

Computer literacy is required.

Physical Requirements:

The inability to perform any of the following physical requirements does not preclude an applicant from consideration unless, following an individualized analysis, it is determined that the physical requirement is an essential job function and the applicant is unable to perform such function with or without reasonable accommodation. Please refer to the Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

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