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High Throughput Technician for Polymer Synthesis

 

This is an afternoon shift position. Approximately 11:00 am – 7:30 pm. Flexibility with these hours is preferred.

 

An afternoon technician position is available at the Coatings Innovation Center in Allison Park, PA. Primary responsibilities include programming, maintenance, trouble shooting, and operation of the Chemspeed Autoplant A100 (high throughput synthesizer). Additional responsibilities involve providing a variety of routine, non-routine, and complex to very complex polymer synthesis support of professional engineering and scientific R&D activities.  Incumbent will be conducting experiments, recording data and evaluating results in relation to the physical or chemical aspects of resins. Additional responsibilities include: maintaining a clean and safe laboratory, ordering laboratory supplies, cleaning equipment and disposing waste materials. The candidate must be willing to work safely with hazardous materials on a daily basis, follow rigorous safety procedures, and wear personal protective equipment including the occasional use of a respirator. Specifically, the incumbent must conduct their work in a manner that protects self, co-workers, the environment, and safety of the community.

Candidate will develop a higher level of technical competence in the coatings and resins field and knowledge of the related technology associated with the incumbent's area of science or engineering. Incumbent will need to work independently and collaborate with professional engineering, scientists, technical assistants, and/or project leaders.

 

Experience and Education

A B.S./B.A. or Associates degree in a related field is preferred. Applicants with a H.S. diploma with commensurate chemical / laboratory experience will be considered. 

 

Functional and Technical Skills

Mechanical, laboratory, math, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel, etc. is desired.

 

Success Factors/Competencies

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: 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.
 
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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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