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As a Color Platform Team Lead you will plan, direct, and execute technical projects focused on the development of new products or technology in support of Coatings & Resins Automotive Refinish Coatings growth and profit objectives related to our color platform! The primary responsibility will be on planning and prioritizing the lab projects. Do you enjoy being hands on? This person will be encouraged to have time on the bench to support new product development and testing!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver technical and process innovation in the color capability area to provide the business with new products that sustains driven advantage and sales growth.
  • Contribute to on-time-in-full, right first time delivery of projects by effective project leadership and membership, including expert technical inputs to all key technology platforms.
  • Ensure all staff optimize cost and performance including process costs in their formulating practices.
  • Ensure maintenance of the all color product portfolios and platforms promoting effective communication and collaboration with field based and marketing and operations staff.
  • Develop awareness of competitor products and activities, supporting appropriate competitive evaluations.
  • Collaborate effectively on development and exploitation of novel resin, process and formulation building related to potential color capability improvements.
  • Lead the projects and resources that require the support of the local technical team, including support for product development, manufacturing, and local and global color organization.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or Chemical Engineer
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience, including supervisory duties
  • MBA and/or other advanced degree desirable
  • 10-15% travel to support manufacturing and development activities at a research and or customer level.


Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.



Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:


We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.


We are “One PPG” to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.


We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.


We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.


We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.


We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.


PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/


PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees.  We offer 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, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.


PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.


Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.


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