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Product Development Chemist, Adhesives and Sealants

Science & Technology
JOBREQ1800042168 Requisition #

As a Product Development Chemist within Automotive Adhesives and Sealants, you will develop and maintaining systems that will enable sustainable growth within the A&S platform. This position is involved in the formulation, lab preparation, and the performance of all types of tests and investigations in connection with problem-solving and the development of new and improved products, as well as the maintenance of existing products!

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the various A&S technologies defined in the technical road map and as per the A&S strategy.
  • Participate in the design of the experiment, and the analysis of experimental results.
  • Conduct experimental work, and generate reliable data in a timely manner.
  • Maintain clear and concise documentation of technical work.
  • Work closely with other PPG labs across the globe based on project needs and promote multi-functional collaboration and information sharing.
  • Develop detailed understanding of A&S formulation, process and application.
  • Develop understanding of customer requirements in details. Collaborate with manufacturing / Customer Development team to make a strong introduction of the technologies at the customer line.
  • Ensure transfer and awareness of customer product specifications and Voice of the Customer to all related PPG functions.
  • Support problem solving efforts in case of product issues related to technology.
  • Meet PPG requirements in term of Quality and EH&S.


  • B.S. in chemical engineering, chemistry, or equivalent scientific degree;
  • Prior industrial experience is required. Experience in Adhesives & Sealants formulation is a plus;
  • Liquid paint expreince is also a plus; due to it's relationship with automotive sealers.
  • Excellent communication and professional acumen.

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 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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