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Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will utilize Classical Wet Chemistry analytical techniques to support new product development, regulatory and PPG end-use customers across PPG’s business units. Responsibilities will include sample preparation and analysis, data interpretation, report writing in the area of Wet Classical Chemistry testing, particularly functional group analysis, particle size distributions and flashpoint testing. Candidate must take initiative, be able to work independently, work well in a team, have good problem solving skills, and be able to clearly communicate both verbally and through written reports.

Experience and Education
BS degree in Chemistry with 0-5 years experience.
This position is for an afternoon shift with hours of 11am-7:30pm.

Functional and Technical Skill
The successful candidate must be experienced in analytical instrumentation, problem solving techniques and the use of Excel to build data manipulating spreadsheets. Previous experience with automated titrations particularly Karl Fischer and functional groups, flashpoint methods and particle size characterization using dynamic light scattering and laser diffraction techniques is desired. The candidate must also possess good writing and interpersonal skills, as well as, organizational and multi-tasking abilities. Good communication skills are required including the ability to effectively write reports and give presentations. The ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external customers is a must.


 
 
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 them 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. 
 
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 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.
 
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