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Seeking a Liquid Chromatography expert to join PPG’s Global Analytical Network as a member of the chromatography team.  Responsibilities include development and implementation of analytical methods to help drive new product development, address customer problems, and support regulatory requests. The position will employ various liquid chromatography techniques for the identification and quantification of components in complex mixtures. The candidate will collaborate with experts in related analytical techniques to develop and implement solutions to multifaceted problems. The successful candidate will also be expected to support the technical development of other members of the chromatography team, assisting them with experimental design and implementation. Communicating technical findings is a key aspect of this role.


Key Responsibilities

  • Safety

    • Maintain a safe working environment

    • Ensure the lab follows safety protocols

  • Technical

    • Drive method development, validation, and optimization

    • Interface with customers to solve problems and communicate findings

    • Deliver high quality results, conclusions, and recommendations

    • Maintain current knowledge of latest technological and scientific trends

  • Leadership

    • Advocate for the Chromatography Analytical group

    • Organize laboratory workflow to cultivate efficiency

    • Contribute to global teams as a technique expert


Functional/Technical Skills

  • A Ph.D. is required in Chemistry, polymer science, materials science, or related discipline

  • In-depth understanding of HPLC is required

  • Experience with Field Flow Fractionation (FFF) is desirable

  • Ability to develop and implement quantitative chromatography techniques in complex chemistries

  • Familiarity with complimentary analytical tools and their applications is desirable

  • Consistently deliver high-quality results that meet rigorous statistical analysis

  • Self-motivated problem solver who can manage projects with minimal supervision

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    • Able to communicate effectively among all levels of the organization

    • Able to write reports, give presentations, and lead discussions

    • Able to work in a team as a contributor or leader


Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related field. Industrial experience desirable, but not required.


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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