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As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will validate finished good properties of wet samples and prepare them for spray out. You contribute to the production process by testing, reducing, and applying laboratory samples. Do you have the technical skills for this job? You can impact the cost of production and customer perception, and thus overall profitability, by affecting samples per batch, adjustments per batch, cycle time and quality of submissions!

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct wet property testing (i.e. viscosity, pH and resistivity) and reduction of batch samples in order to hand spray panels for defect analysis.
  • Analyze testing of intermediates and dry-film testing; i.e. hardness, defect evaluation, gloss, color, etc
  • Finalize the batch approval and submission preparation for production.


  • High School diploma required, but some college chemistry and math are desirable. Bachelor’s degree a plus.
  • Efficient completion of the laboratory technician test battery.
  • Ability to lift over 25 pounds consistently.
  • Must have interpersonal and communication skills vital to effectively connect with laboratory technicians, applications personnel, chemists, manufacturing associates, QA Engineers, Shaders, internal and external auditors, and PPG field personnel via email.
  • Must be observant and accurate, and able to perform tasks in a clean, safe and timely manner.
  • Must show up for work at the required times and be willing to work overtime as dictated by business conditions. This is a third shift position with hours from 10:30pm to 6:30am.

Do you want the responsibility for testing that is reported to the customer and is critical for accurate performance of our coatings? If so, apply today!


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)

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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