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JOBREQ1800045575 Requisition #

As a Defect Analysis Chemist will be responsible for management and execution of project requests coming into the Defect Analysis lab. You will be a member of a team and reporting to the Analytical/DA Lead who is responsible for managing the Analytical and Defect Analysis laboratories. Additional opportunities exist to support SPS technologies in Analytical laboratory using associated equipment (Auto-titration, GC, ICP, IC).

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to follow experimental procedures and work independently to generate reliable data
  • Interact with customer technical leads and service organization informally and formally for ongoing project work.
  • Project management responsibility for assigned Defect Analysis projects/activities:
  • Equipment responsibilities include: Calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of existing equipment, Validation testing, researching and specifying new lab equipment needs, Installation of new analytical equipment to the lab database system
  • Ensure testing is properly summarized and communicated to target customer.
  • Proper maintenance of project files and use of enterprise tools.
  • Assist in development of new test methods and processes
  • This person will have a critical role in leading change and driving accountability.


  • Bachelor’s Science Degree in Chemistry or related Engineering or Science field is preferred
  • Experience with Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Optical Microscope, XRF, EDS, and other lab equipment (pH, Conductivity, Auto-titrator, etc.) is preferred.
  • Strong experience with IT tools (GSM, RMT, and NPD)


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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