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Sol-gel PTFE Chemist

Science & Technology
JOBREQ1800042452 Requisition #


This role is responsible for attending development activities relevant the cookware/ industrial product portfolio associated to the manufacturing site of PPG Brescia . She/He will encompass formula design, preparation and application of coatings, and testing these coatings against specifications and customer requirements. The role will also imply to support manufacturing, quality, sales and technical assistance.



  • Work safely, following all lab procedures and contribute to the maintenance of high safety standards.
  • Plan and conduct experimental work such as the formulation,color matching , application and testing of coatings, failure analysis and fundamental analysis of coating properties.
  • Analyze and interpret experimental results effectively to contribute to the development of the new and improved product platform.
  • Work with manufacturing, stewardship quality and technical management to maintain the current formulation portfolio.
  • Work with sales, product management and technical management to fulfil development projects dedicated to innovate around the existing product portfolio.
  • Work toward technical milestones and deliver results against aggressive timelines.
  • Maintain project information up to date in Compass and/or other repository databases and ensure timelines are realistic and adhered to.
  • Assist manufacturing and quality departments and R&D in Brescia .
  • Participate to scientific exchange with technical associates around the globe. Build and maintain a network with sales , and technical teams.
  • Maintain and communicate results through written and verbal summaries, coatings reports and gate review updates.
  • Maintain formulation records in ERP system.
  • Create and maintain portfolio TDS and SDS.



  • PhD or M.S. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science and engineering.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team; ability to work and communicate effectively with colleagues around the globe.
  • Analytical and statistical knowledge and skills
  • Working knowledge of process development and scale up requirements.
  • Good time management and prioritization of project work with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to provide of innovative thinking, generating and presenting new concepts.
  • Ability to manage complex technical projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience with experimental design (DOE)
  • English: Full professional proficiency
  • Ability to travel .


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.

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