Process Technician in Houston

Job Description

Why Work Here? “Family Oriented, Great Benefits, Unlimited Earning Potential”

About Vitracoat, Inc:

Vitracoat has been manufacturing quality industrial coatings for over 70 years and powder coatings for over 30 years.

At the core of the Vitracoat brand is a trusted family-owned international leader of quality powder coatings. Throughout the years Vitracoat has expanded operations across multiple continents and is ranked amongst the top powder coating manufacturers in the world. We are a company of over 1000 employees, with production capacities exceeding 80 million pounds per year. Our powder coatings can be found in everything from everyday objects to aerospace and beyond. With our North American Headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana and with offices across the western hemisphere we are available to offer the best service and delivery in the industry.


The Process Technician is responsible for extruding, milling, applying, and testing samples using laboratory size equipment as per established procedures.


  • Operate a small-scale extruder like Baker Perkins MPX19, Coperion ZSK-16, ZK-30 or similar.
  • Clean and have a good understanding of how to operate the extruder.
  • Mill powder coatings samples using small and medium size grinders as per laboratory specification.
  • Sieve, classify powder samples as per Powder Technician I/II, Group Leader/Chemist/ requirements.
  • Ensure the work area is clean of debris and any possible contaminates to powder.
  • Apply powder coating using an electrostatic gun and test as per Powder Technician I/II, Group Leader/Chemist/ requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 No supervisory responsibilities for this position.


This individual will be expected to work in a group environment under the supervision of a team leader. He/she will be expected to use good judgment, and ethical decision-making abilities when testing and reporting data obtained during laboratory testing.


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.

  • Ability to operate machinery.
  • Able to lift to 25 lbs.


No travel requirement for this position.


  • High School diploma is desirable.
  • Prior experience in a production environment is desirable.
  • Good verbal communication skills and the ability to work as a part of a team or under direct supervision is essential.

The employee must be able to communicate clearly with others and must be physically able to stand, walk, reach, climb or balance, and kneel. The employee must be able to occasionally lift or move up to approximately 25 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision and color vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position functions.


Houston, TX

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