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QC Analytical Chemist

PPG Industries
Monroeville, PA 15146
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PPG's Specialty Coatings and Materials is committed to product innovation, technology leadership and high performance materials for a wide range of applications and industries. Solving complex problems with unique solutions has been the legacy of PPG and improving the performance features and benefits of our customers' products will continue to drive our customer relationships and technology innovations. The SSG Quality Control team is looking to add a Quality Control Chemist to the dynamic group.

The successful candidate must have a fundamental understanding of the chemistry required to perform analytical testing on a wide variety of products using Chromatography techniques. These analyses are in support of production activities including Photochromic Dyes and OLED materials. Applicant must be a self-starter capable of independent work in a quality controlled environment with high attention to detail. Principal responsibilities include reagent and sample preparation, sample/data analysis, report writing, instrument operation and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform HPLC, UPLC and GC analysis of raw materials, in-process and finished goods according to standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare samples for chromatographic analysis involving cleanliness and complex steps, analyze, interpret, and report results.
  • Performing maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical instruments.
  • Work independently, organize and prioritize multiple projects, troubleshoot and solve problems with minimal supervision.
  • Responsible for the safety of the team and others as well as the protection of the environment.
  • Develop personally and professionally through work experience and by acquisition of new skills as determined by the expanding needs of the position.
  • Specialty Synthesis Group QC Laboratory at the Monroeville Chemical R&D Center. Less than 10% travel time.

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in chemistry, or a related field, required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in quantitative analysis using HPLC, UPLC and GC techniques.
  • Ability to perform light duty work including lifting a minimum of 25 lbs.

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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Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01

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