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As a Chemical Engineer you will report to the Plant Manager and assure compliance with PPG policies and procedures including Health Safety & Environment, Quality and Production, Housekeeping, and personal conduct and be a key member of a cross operational function team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage over-all Operation of line; monitor load/unload and use HMI program controls to fix issues that arise during production.
  • Maintain Chemical Treatment Control Plan, including Reaction Plans.
  • Track Process Quality with SPC, Reports, and Data Analysis. Report to and work with Ford Chemical Engineers with corrective actions and preventive actions.
  • Perform all required chemical lab tests. Example: Titrations, Etch, XRF and ICP Machine tests. Follow all reaction plans to meet specifications of Control Plan.
  • Sign off on process tags to document parts have been processed and meet specific requirements.
  • Complete Preventive Maintenance and daily repairs to XRF & ICP test equipment.
  • Call and support PerkinElmer and Rigaku Companies on contracted preventive maintenance and repairs of the XRF & ICP test equipment.
  • Make all Chemical process adjustments to control tanks to ensure they meet specifications.
  • Change out all Process Chemical Totes.
  • Operate PPG Designed Waste Water System to meet Ford Waste Water Permit.
  • Document and retain all waste water treatment discharge readings for State required discharge reports.


  • B.S. degree, Chemical Engineering or Materials Engineering (Chemistry with relevant experience)
  • 2 years’ experience working in a Production/Manufacturing environment
  • 2 years’ experience in Process Development & Improvement
  • Experience with Analytical instrumentation
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic production/manufacturing environment
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.


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 www.ppg.com 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: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com 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.


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