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SPS Development Assistant

Science & Technology
JOBREQ1800048975 Requisition #

The SPS Customer Development Team seeks a Technical Assistant to support the facilitation of Pretreatment and Electrocoat projects assigned to the team. This team will be accountable for commercialization and support of new and existing products developed for Auto OEM customers with collaboration on Auto Parts/IC projects.

What does a Technical Assistant do? In this role you will:

  • Work in concert with team leaders, chemists, and other technicians to support projects through application and/or completion of a wide variety of routine and non-routine tests that vary in complexity
  • Interact with customer technical leads and engineering organization for ongoing project work and complete project work within agreed upon timeframe.
  • Complete work with a positive, collaborative, approach, within the team environment and maintain accurate and neat documentation of results and observations
  • Quickly and successfully develop comprehension of all company policies, EH&S guidelines, terminology, operating procedures, equipment, and technical skills pertaining to SPS projects


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • HS Chemistry; Mechanical, laboratory, math, and problem solving skills required
  • Basic digital literacy
  • Familiarity with Topcoat Application and Automotive OEM Testing preferred

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)

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, 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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