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Samples Specialist/ Technical Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512640-849686
    • Job Location: Aliquippa, PA
      Moon, Coraopolis, Robinson, Pittsburgh, Beaver, Beaver Falls, New Brighton
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 17, 2023
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARDEX Americas (www.ArdexAmericas.com), is the Global industry leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance specialty building materials.  Our success is built on continuously innovating products that shape the construction industry. 


This position will be located at our Aliquippa Production facility. This is a full-time entry level position with benefits and a daylight schedule. Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.

The Samples Specialist/Technical Assistant will be responsible for the creation of finished cured samples of ARDEX products that are used by Sales Professionals, Distributors and Architects to help in the selling and promotional process. These will include Self-Leveling Underlayment’s and Patches, Finished Toppings, Moisture Control Systems, Tile and Stone Installation Systems and Engineered Concrete Repair Systems. They will also assist the technical department with training, product demonstrations and testing of materials.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to create finished samples. Work includes water dosing, cement powder measuring/mixing, pouring, mold extraction and cutting of samples.
  • Able to work with material in large bags and small bags.
  • Familiar with the use of construction/finishing equipment to include drills (for mixing), steel trowels, grout floats, mixing buckets/pails, circular saws, table saws, hand grinders, dust collection, floor sanders, etc.
  • Seek advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from more experienced staff.
  • General knowledge of the finish flooring and concrete flooring industry.
  • Must ensure adequate stock is maintained for each sample.
  • Maintain a list of materials to ensure adequate products are available when needed.
  • Provide special order samples to Technical and R&D for testing when appropriate.
  • Support new and/or specialty products as needed.
  • Cross train on decorative color processes and polished hand samples.
  • Support the overall Technical Department in the areas of training, testing and demonstrations.
  • Follow all safety standards established by Technical Department and Operations (plant) team.
  • Work closely with the Literature Department and assist when needed.

Experience and Skills:

  • Zero – two (0-2) year’s experience preferred
  • Flooring installation, concrete finishing and/or carpentry experience preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented and meticulous.
  • Ability to work with various power tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrates good mechanical or hands-on skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a fast-paced warehouse environment and in various temperatures.
  • Must be customer focused.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to follow directions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Forklift and hand truck experience a plus


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • $19.00 /Hour
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Safety Boot and Safety Glasses Allowance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Eligible 1st day of month following hire date)
  • Wellness Initiatives, Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Pet Insurance & More!