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JOBREQ1800019883 Requisition #

Position Description:

Formulates and develops new and improved products, innovative ideas, processes, protocols, and techniques to support the deliverables of The Additive Manufacturing Group
Carries out research on assigned technology, concepts, technical opportunities, materials.
Identifies and/or evaluates materials or technologies to assess technical performance.
Uses experimental designs, researches, analyzes and interprets data to determine feasibility/efficacy of proposed solutions.
Provides, interprets, and communicates practical technical information using standard formats and archiving methods.
Is a technical and problem solving resource for rapidly changing requirements.
Recommends product modifications and process improvements.
Implements, develops and/or improves test methodologies and/or processes.

Role Specific Requirements:

Develops, identifies, and modifies new and existing formulations and technologies for improved performance
Establishes new methods for evaluating products.
Instructs interactions with contract/full-time formulation employees.
Documents projects through electronic lab notebook, technology transfer documentation, and project reports.

Education and Experience Required:
A minimum of 2 year’s professional experience as a formulation chemist.  PhD. In Engineering or Chemistry.


Functional and Technical Skills:

Excellent computer and communication skills are essential.  Ability to interpret CAD drawings and overall CAD skills is a plus but not necessary.
Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.  Experience with experimental design (DOE), formulation, and problem solving is desired.

Success Factors/Functional Competencies:
Excellent teamwork, with the ability to interact and support other functional areas of the company (i.e. Analytical, Safety and other technical associates).
Multi-tasking -- Ability to work on multiple on-going projects at one time.
Self-starter and self-motivated candidate will thrive in this position.

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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