Axalta Coating Systems Technical Service Representative – in training (6 month Contract) Contract in Ajax, ON

Axalta Coating Systems

Branch Ajax ON CA

Technical Service Representative – in training (6 month Contract)
Ajax, ON

Laboratory skills and knowledge including ability to follow standard test methods, measurement skill, data management, analysis and interpretation of test…

TSR-in training is a junior opportunity that will build technical knowledge that will enable the candidate to eventually work directly at an automotive assembly plant in Ontario as a Technical Service Representative for Axalta Coating Systems. Initially, as part of the Technical and Quality Assurance team at the Ajax Plant location, the role will perform standard laboratory tests to evaluate automotive performance coatings and paint application methods and will learn about production and trouble-shooting product issues. This is an exciting opportunity to be introduced to the coatings business and original equipment manufacturing in Ontario.

Eventually the candidate will work as a Technical Service Representative, providing on-going technical and customer support to ensure successful product use at customer location. The role works closely with the Account Manager, customer contacts and technical specialists regarding the application of our products and the resolution of complex problems.


  • performing basic standard laboratory tests
  • performing testing of samples (customer or production) according to ASTM standards
  • evaluating test results, summarizing findings and communicating needed adjustments
  • performing QA tests of manufactured product and communicating results to production operators
  • evaluating product components according to standards using laboratory paint testing equipment
  • evaluating product on various substrates using paint application equipment and summarizing and communicating results


The successful candidate will have 1-2 years of laboratory experience along with the following qualifications:

  • Chemical Diploma or equivalent would be an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with standard chemistry analytical methods and instrumental methods is required
  • Laboratory skills and knowledge including ability to follow standard test methods, measurement skill, data management, analysis and interpretation of test results is required
  • Ability to gather, assimilate, and act on customer requests in a professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with effective communication skills (written, oral and presentation)
  • Competent computer skills with proficiency in Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to complete routine lab work with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage various on-going projects and prioritize work in a dynamic environment
  • Previous paint testing and/or color matching experience is an asset
  • An interest in manufacturing operations and/or technical sales service
  • Open to relocation within Ontario is an asset
  • A valid Driver’s license is required

Note that successful completion of color aptitude test is required.

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Laboratory: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s Licence

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Ajax, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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