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Formulation-Chemist--Wind-Coatings-Cross-SBU

Company name
PPG Industries

Location
Pittsburgh, PA
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['Formulation Chemist - Wind Coatings (Cross SBU)','1700007000','United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh-Allison Park - Coatings Research and Develop. Cntr','Corporate Staff Functions','Full-time','','Oct 9, 2017','!*!

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged. Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 

Position Summary

Lead formulation chemist managing innovation and development activities for wind coatings at PPG. Responsibilities include idea generation, technology scouting, planning, conducting and coordinating experiments for new product technology platforms supporting PPG’s organic growth strategy.  Experience in coatings formulation and in the field of wind power coatings is a plus.  Must be a self-starter and have demonstrated leadership capacity

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver coatings solutions for the wind market by leveraging the fundamentals of coatings science, aggregating information from various expert sources and collaborating globally.   

Establish product performance criteria and test methods to guide product development via close collaboration with the marketing team and other business partners

Understand intellectual property for competitive intelligence and generating new protected technology for PPG.

Regular and effective communication with stakeholders including product management, business leaders, internal and external customers.

Domestic and international travel may be required, approximately 10% of time.

 ','!*!Experience and Education

PhD in a technical field such as chemistry/polymer science/material science/ chemical engineering or related.

Some experience in formulating industrial coatings.

Bachelor/Master’s Degree in chemistry/material science/engineering or related with equivalent experience may be considered

Functional and Technical Skills

Leadership skills with lead-by-example attitude.   Project and time management skills, hands-on entrepreneurial spirit

Communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) with the ability to interact effectively across all levels of an organization and within cross functional teams

Ability to develop and interpret novel test methods

Ability to design and develop experiments based on statistical Sigma Logic principles     

 

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check. PPG Industries, Inc. offers 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, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com. To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

#MP1','Formulation Chemist - Wind Coatings (Cross SBU)

Company Profile
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. 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. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).

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