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PPG is seeking an entry-level analytical chemist to join the Pittsburgh Analytical organization. The Chemist must be able to assist in sample preparation, data acquisition, reporting and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation. 
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivers quality and timely results to support PPG research, development, and production teams.
  • Follows experimental procedures and generates reliable data.
  • Performs experimental work and analyzes, interprets and reports results, under the direction of the supervisor.
  • Exhibits initiative in the execution of assignments. 
  • Documents data and processes. Will communicate regularly with others within and outside of the team.
  • The candidate is expected to develop personally and professionally through work experience and by acquisition of new skills as determined by the ex­panding needs of the position. A proactive approach and a great deal of flexibility are key.
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  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry 
  • 0-5 years of previous laboratory experience.
  • Familiarity with analytical work.
  • Attention to detail through careful sample preparation and instrument operation is critical.
  • Knowledge of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Mass Spectrometry (MS) techniques as well as Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) and Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) preferred
  • The ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with customers is crucial.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively write reports and give presentations, are required.
  • Proficiency to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment as necessary.
 
 
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.
 
To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:
 
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf
https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
 
 
 

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