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Development/Service Chemist

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Company :
PPG Industries

Location :
Milford, Ohio

Expiry Date :
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
The Development/Service Chemist will support Lab Service work to maintain current business and expansion of all platforms. The Service lab provides support for our Customers, Internal Production, our Field service team, and the Development labs in the form of assisting with both the robust development of new products and the maintenance of existing product lines across all segments and platforms. You will do so both individually and working closely with many cross-functional teams including the Team Leader, Polymer Chemist, Technical Service personnel or Sales people. We offer evolving scientists the opportunity to contribute in a variety of ways all while further developing their skills and ensuring sustainability in everything we do! Key Responsibilities : – Develop a working understanding of the coatings formulations, performance characteristics, testing methodologies, and application conditions across all segments and us that understanding to identify and address the technical hurdles there in. – Build close working relationships with the development labs, technical sales service team, and production facilities as well as with customers. Provide support to technical sales representative in resolving technical application of coatings and troubleshooting customer complains. – Solves problems through the application of knowledge of appropriate scientific, experimental, and statistical methods. – Provide summary reports on projects and problem solving activities as needed including communications to both internal and external customers. – Understand manufacturing process and protocols. Work with raw material suppliers and have a good grasp on how raw material cost affects bottom line. – Support the modification/maintenance of existing product lines and new product development across all segments. – Participate in product robustness activities for current and new coating technologies to understand operating window and improve chance of launch success and sustain running at customer facilities. – Develop new test methods that will have an impact in acceleration of coating results. – Simulation of customer line conditions to increase the rate of products launch. – Drive innovation by implementing new ideas, screen new technologies and submit MOI’s that will convert into patent applications. – Provides assistance in testing the production batches prior to customer trials. – Learn to balance multiple high priorities and must be very flexible as priorities may change. Clear communication and work from agreed upon time lines for projects is extremely important. – Demonstrates the ability to lead job specific aspects of multiple projects, lead a project team, and/or directly supervises work of other associates. Qualifications : – B.S. Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 5 years’ experience is required – Project management experience is required – Development/formulation/service experience in any of the following areas; coatings, adhesives, sealants, additives, polymers, resins etc. – Prior experience in the coatings industry (packaging coatings preferred) – Advanced degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or related field is preferred – Prior management/supervisory experience is preferred ABOUT US: Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday. PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter. The PPG Way Every single day at PPG: We partner with customers to create mutual value. We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference. We are ‘One PPG’ to the world. We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets. We trust our people every day, in every way. We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable. We make it happen. We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly. We run it like we own it. We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities. We do better today than yesterday – everyday. We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses. PPG Way: ( Click here to learn more about the PPG Way ) PPG vision: We are One PPG: PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email . PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday. Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process. Pay Transparency poster : English_formattedESQA508c.pdf EEO is the Law : EEO is the Law Supplement :