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Axalta Coating Systems Applications Specialist in Mount Clemens, Michigan

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ("Axalta," or the "Company"), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems. With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.

Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.

Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including: Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.

Conduct routine as well as complex maintenance activities to maintain paint application equipment as a member of the Application Support Team. Must proactively look for, identify, and resolve daily issues and prevent downtime. Responsible for error recovery, equipment repairs and installations of any assigned Continuous Improvement projects, modifications and upgrades.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and repair robotic equipment including paint applicators

  • Perform corrective maintenance on various types of equipment:

Fluid delivery systems


Mechanical systems

Electrical systems

PLC and networks


  • Troubleshoot and repair paint application and laboratory equipment

  • Inventory and order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogues and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms

  • Log all work as performed and maintain accurate service logs and enter them in the database

  • Respond to errors and troubleshoot cause of errors in a timely manner

  • Complete preventive maintenance requirements on equipment; following site specific procedures, operations manuals

  • Assist as needed or required during new or existing equipment installs or modifications

  • Make necessary plumbing and electrical connections as needed for robotic equipment

  • Continuous improvement of various techniques performed within the duties of the position to improve productivity, efficiency, and the cost-effectiveness of the process

  • Maintain maintenance work area and tools in a clean, orderly manner

  • Safely operate handheld tools, bench grinders, and power tools

Perform other tasks as instructed by management

  • Communicate and interface with other individuals and organizations through both oral and written mediums

  • Be self-motivated and perform with minimal supervision

  • Read and interpret equipment and design drawings

  • Read and interpret vendor information

  • Estimate materials needed for a planned job

  • Identify all the tasks required to define a job plan

  • Develop a sequence of events to complete a job

  • Estimate the time required for each segment of a job plan

  • Identify the skills required to complete a job

  • Organize work and manage multiple activities

Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without an agreement. Should Axalta Coating Systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment or fees.

Requisition ID: 2020-4491

External Company URL: www.axalta.com

Post End Date: 10/30/2020

Department: Technology