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The QC Analytical Chemist-1 of 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


Key Responsibilities:


The successful candidate must have a fundamental understanding of the chemistry required to perform analytical testing on a wide variety of products using Chromatography and other Analytical 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. 


Specific tasks include the following:

  • Perform HPLC, TGA and DSC analysis of raw materials, in process and finished goods according to standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare samples for 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. 



  • B.S. or M.S. degree in chemistry related field with experience in analysis using HPLC, TGA, DSC techniques.
  • Ability to perform light duty work including lifting a minimum of 25 lbs.




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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