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JOBREQ1800104291 Requisition #

As a Process Modeling Engineer, you will apply engineering principles to build mathematical models of chemical processes using Aspen and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software packages. The goal in this position is to verify conceptual engineering design, speed up product and process development, ensure robust process scale up, promote continuous improvement to manufacturing, and support customers for applications of PPG products!


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop models to enable virtual simulation of PPG processes using data from the manufacturing plant and theoretical sources.
  • Generate innovative concepts for new technologies using numerical techniques and identify potential research areas which would benefit new technology development.
  • Analyze results, summarize findings, and communicate these to managers and directors in engineering, manufacturing, and R&D.
  • Work with external resources to advance modeling capability, expand capacity and accelerate model development.



  • Master or Ph. D. degree in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Materials Engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent education with some computational experience for industrial product/process development.
  • Proficiency in using ANSYS CFD and/or Star-CCM+ for process modeling; Aspen Plus and/or ACM-based chemical process modeling expertise is appreciated.
  • Ability to use statistical tools such as JMP to analyze data from various sources.
  • Capable of domestic travel up to 20%.


Medical, Dental, 401K, paid vacation and holidays.

About us:

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 "One PPG" to the world.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We make it happen.

We run it like we own it.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

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, 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.

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