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Main Activities/Duties/Responsibilities:

Seeking a person to lead an Analytical team of 8-12 technical experts that develop and implement analytical methods to drive new product development, address customer problems, and support regulatory requests.  S/He will be responsible to plan, implement and provide value-added services and to ensure technical problem resolution is done in a timely, cost effective and accurate manner. S/He will play a vital role in the overall safety of the lab.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Analytical Skills:  The ideal candidate will have experience with PPG products.  Analytical experience with spectroscopy techniques (NMR, MS, IR) is preferred.

  2. Technical Leadership:  This candidate will be responsible for:

    1. Ensuring a high-level technical expertise in the area of chromatography, which will include ensuring high quality results.

    2. Identification and implementation of novel analytical methods to help solve problems and support new product development

    3. Providing support for regulatory requests, including implementation of methods needed to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.

  3. Management:  This candidate will be responsible for managing a team of 8-12 technical experts.  The candidate will be responsible for training, safety, reviews, and goal settings of direct reports as well as day-to-day laboratory functions. S/He must have a demonstrated history of problem solving expertise and resource management skills, in addition to having excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  This candidate will be responsible for the development of the team members.  They must demonstrate the strong leadership skills needed to attract, retain and develop top talent for PPG.


    Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor Degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or other appropriate area with 10-15 years, a PhD with 5-10 years
  • Prior supervisory experience of technical experts
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
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