We are hiring for a leading Automobile Company of India for the role of Senior Manager - Paint Technologist. Position Summary Paint Technologist in Quality assurance dept. Job Responsibilities - Paint shop-Quality operations New Development; To develop new shades as per marketing requirement by validating in lab (short term/long term) as well on line. Process validations for JPH changes/Process changes/New models introduction for PT, CED, Painting systems in lab as well on line. CED validations on body shell: Ra value, DFT (Outer, Inner, Box sections), Adhesion, Chemical rub Top coat validations on body shell: Individual DFT, Appearance values (Gloss/DOI/Wave scan/Shade) 2. Incoming batch testing ; Liquid as well dry film properties (short term & long term testing) for PT chemicals, CED, paint, PU paint (for plastic), PU paint for touch up, powder, sealer, wax etc. Liquid Properties: Viscosity, Thinner intake, particle size, NVM, Specific gravity, settling test, Electrical Resistivity, Sagging test, hiding power. Dry Film Properties : a) Short Term Testing: Shade, Gloss, DFT, Hardness, Adhesion, Couping, Impact, Flexibility, DOI etc.b) Long Term Testing: Humidity, SST, CCT, QUV, Hot water, Chemical & Fluid Resistance tests etc. Paint quality assurance of plastic parts (Bumper/Front Panel/ORVM/Door Handle) To control PT-CED process parameters by process audit in each shift; Temp of baths, pH & conductivity, NVM, sludge content, coating weight, circulation pressures, bacteria count, oil content To control Painting Process parameters by process audit in each shift; Robot parameters, Environment dust count, Booth balancing, Temperature, Humidity, Paint temperature, Viscosity, Thinner combinations, line cleaning schedule and their adherence To conduct product audits; Product audit after CED & Top coat on daily basis. Trouble shooting; Closure for line issues by providing immediate solutions in PT-CED/ sealer/ Painting/ Polishing/ Touch up/ Powder coating/PU paint for touch up and Plastic parts. Product parameters monitoring; Monitoring product parameters like Gloss/DOI/Wave scan/Adhesion/Rub test/shade matching etc. Inspection of painted cars; Inspection for paint defects for 100% painted cars. Target achieving of First Shot OK (FSO/DRR). Updation of vehicle history card, check sheet & entryu into DDMS (daily defect monitoring system). Defect Data recording/analysis/RCA/ICA/PCA for all defects. Rework; Shade matching of PU paint, SOP/WIS finalization for repair of different defects and rework verification. Color Harmony; Color harmony activity for better color harmony between body shell and plastic parts like Bumper/Front Panel/ORVM/Door Handles etc. Manpower handling; Deployment, their training, visual MSA, Poison test, skill updation etc. Customer complaint handling; Internal, Assembly shop, Dealer PDI, Tata PDI, CPA/CA audit, Field complaints Complete knowledge on activities related to NABL certification (ISO/IEC-17025) and IATF. * Having good experience to handle, Upgradation of Paint Lab and Quality system adherence. Should Have Detail Knowledge on Zinc Plating, phosphating, Powder Coating and Zn Flake Fastener coating.